- 23 November 2018 08:30
Being nominated for a Women’s Leadership Award was particularly poignant for Nijole Medvedeva as she was presented with her accolade in front of her friends, family and colleagues at the Golden Tracks award ceremony in Vilnius, Lithuania last October.
- 21 May 2015 07:54
For Milena Vuksanovic athletics isn’t just her career, it’s her life. A powerhouse of athletics-related activity, she is also determined to introduce as many people in Montenegro as possible to the sport she loves.
- 04 May 2015 08:35
When Aneliya Nuneva, the 100m silver medalist at the 1986 European Athletics Championships and one of Bulgaria’s most successful athletes, emigrated to the USA upon retiring from competitive sport, many could be forgiven for assuming that her contribution to track and field in her homeland was over.
- 20 February 2015 14:33
As anyone who has any sort of involvement with grassroots athletics will know, running an athletics club is tough work, but once you start, it’s difficult to stop. That’s certainly been the case for Switzerland’s Jessica Barbey.
- 27 October 2014 15:00
We often associate certain events in athletics with particular nations. Mention the steeplechase and Kenya springs to mind. Talk about sprinting and Jamaica will certainly come up. See a pole vault competition and chances are there’ll be a French or German athlete to the fore.