Can King Kirani regain his 400m crown?

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As a teenager, Kirani James ruled the 400m. But 2013 was a year of mixed form and improved rivals. We speak to the easygoing sprinter about his bid to be world number one again this year.

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Maslak: “I want people to remember me”

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After two seasons dominating the European circuit, 400m man Pavel Maslak is ready to take on the world. SPIKES chats to the European indoor and outdoor champion about doing mad martial arts, and why his trademark running sleeves won’t be coming off any time soon.

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Kirani James on the beautiful game

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Grenada’s Olympic 400m champion Kirani James talks to SPIKES about his passion for football, and explains why caring Grenadians won’t let him play.

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Track on TV with Sanya Richards-Ross

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US Olympic 400m champion Sanya Richards-Ross has just starred in her own TV show Glam & Gold, with husband and NFL star Aaron Ross. SPIKES finds out what she makes of the reality TV business, and which other athletes could be stars of the screen.

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Track and field’s ultimate NFL team

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World 4x400m champion and 400m silver medallist Tony McQuay was a gifted football player at high school. The one-lap sprinter tells SPIKES which athletes he would pick for his winning track and field football team.

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Eilidh Child’s all Hearts

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European indoor 400m silver medallist, world 4x400m bronze medallist and world 400m hurdles finalist Eilidh Child reveals her passion for Scottish football club Heart of Midlothian.

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What will Bolt run at Glasgow 2014?

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With Usain Bolt still undecided on whether he’s competing at next year’s Commonwealth Games, SPIKES thought we’d try to turn him on to Glasgow with some serious – and not-so serious – speculation about what events he would or could compete in…

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Luguelin Santos: My hero Felix Sanchez

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Olympic 400m silver medallist Luguelin Santos talks to SPIKES about his hero and team-mate, the legendary 400m hurdles champion Felix Sanchez

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Natasha Hastings: the model runner

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US 400m champion Natasha Hastings is just as comfortable stood in front of the camera as she is running alongside one! SPIKES finds out what it’s like to juggle athletics and modelling, and which other track stars can strike a pose.

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"I’ll be honest, I didn’t watch the Olympics"

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Driven by an acute sense of pain after missing out on the London Olympics, US track glamour girl Natasha Hastings is getting back to her very best form in time for a tilt at the world title in Moscow next month.

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Francena McCorory’s track beats dream

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SPIKES has made Francena McCorory boss for a day and things just got interesting. The US Olympic 4x400m gold medallist and Jacko fan thinks athletes should be able to listen to their favourite tunes on the track. 

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