October 05, 2019
Eight women bettered the previous World Championship record in epic race; Hassan earned one-of-a-kind 1500-10,000m gold double!
By Steve Landells for the IAAF
DOHA, Qatar - On Saturday evening, Sifan Hassan completed the unprecedented 1500m and 10,000m double at the IAAF World Athletics...
September 25, 2019
American Doha quartet includes 2011 world champion Simpson, Houlihan, Hiltz & Johnson
By Steve Landells for the IAAF
With major question marks against all the chief contenders, predicting the outcome of the women’s 1500m with any great level of confidence is a tricky business.
The world #1...
May 02, 2019
"I was no prodigial youngster... running was a hobby and it went from there."
By Tom Morgan, The Telegraph sports
As a schoolgirl, Dina Asher-Smith was so close to the action during British athletics' 2012 golden hour she could reach out and touch her heroes. Laura Muir, in contrast, spent...
April 17, 2019
World Indoor 1500m silver medalist & European 1500m champion: "You worry if you make a mistake but, please, Laura, try and be a little more confident and believe in yourself. You have all the tools to succeed."
Your life as a runner is in its infancy, and although you...
April 02, 2019
Scottish star returns to the world's largest Mile road race slated for Sunday, May 26 in the heart of London
Laura Muir will begin a summer season, which she hopes will end in World Championships glory, at the Vitality Westminster Mile.
The Scottish middle-distance star, who won two gold...
July 22, 2018
Best ever women's Mile produces #3, 6-7 all-time, 4 national records, best time for place 2-12, record tying 5 sub-4:20 same race and 10 personal records!
By Steve Smythe, Athletics Weekly
The final race on the second day of the Müller Anniversary Games on Sunday in London was the Millicent...
August 07, 2017
Simpson secures silver medal, her third World metric Mile medal (also 2011 gold and 2013 silver)
Emily Moss for the IAAF
With six women having run faster than four minutes in 2017, the women's 1500 meters at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 had been billed as one of the events of the...
August 03, 2017
U.S. champion and 2011 world champion Jenny Simpson cannot be ruled out as she is a fierce racer and has a fine record at major championships.
By Emily Moss, IAAF
With six women having run faster than four minutes in 2017, the 1500m could prove to be one of the most competitive events of the...
July 30, 2017
“Because I was disappointed with my 2012 Olympics, I’m looking forward to returning to the stadium and possibly getting some personal redemption.”
By Stuart Weir, Athletics Weekly
At 1500m, Jenny Simpson won the world title in 2011, plus world silver in 2013 and Olympic bronze in 2016 – and...
July 19, 2017
“When it comes to London I’m just going to run as hard and as fast as I can and hopefully that will bring me a world medal.”
By Duncan Smith, The Scotsman
In an event which will see the last track appearances of megastars Usain Bolt and Sir Mo Farah, Scotland’s Laura Muir is understandably...
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