ASA to implement new selection criteria

Athletics SA (ASA) is planning to implement a uniform selection criteria for international competitions over the next four years. According to Timeslive, ASA had a council meeting in Johannesburg where a draft document containing the standards was shared. ASA qualifying criteria cannot have less strict standards than the IAAF standards…

Tweeting pole vault star avoids ad storm

SPORTSWEAR giant Nike has been let off the hook by the UK’s advertising watchdog following a controversial tweet by Wigan-based athlete Holly Bleasdale. Pole vault star Holly posted on her Twitter site in support of Roger Federer during his Wimbledon final win over Andy Murray last Sunday week, linking it…