Jumps from the past

I stumbled on an interesting American website during the week which gave us what it considered to be the best 10 athletics world records. So, with the triple jump being my favourite event, I was pleased to see that Jonathon Edwards’ jumps in the 1995 world championships in Gothenburg was considered to be one of...
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Under 13 Cancellations

Sussex Under 13 League for 2020 We have just heard that the Sussex Under 13 league (for those in school years 6 and 7) will not take place this year. Normally the league has three midweek matches during the summer and then a grand final event on either the last Sunday in August or the...
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A television surprise

A surprise Not sure how many of you watch the BBC television programme “The Repair Shop”. I don’t make a habit of watching it but my wife watches it quite regularly. I caught a brief part of it earlier this week and I was sure that I recognised a couple of people on the programme...
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A few memories

Yesterday (Saturday April 25) was due to be our first senior match of the season with what would have been an awkward journey to the Parliament Hill track in North London. It is a long time since I went there and my memory is that parking was a real problem. My own memory of my...
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What I was expecting to do today

No match today I’m writing this on Sunday April 19 – which should have been our first league match of this summer. Our under 17 and under 20 athletes would have joined with fellow athletes from the Lewes and Eastbourne clubs to form Team Sussex in the YDL UAG – Youth Development League Upper Age...
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A couple of coronavirus items

Coronavirus (COVID-19) We have heard from the Southern Athletics League – the league for our senior athletes – that the fixtures for April, May and June have all been cancelled. However if the July 12 and August 15 fixtures can take place then there will be a change to the original matches. Instead the matches...
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