Nick Willis reaches for his golf spikes

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If golf is a good walk spoiled, then we’ve found the best way to ruin a good run. Last month, we brought you the story of Bernard Lagat attempting the world speedgolf champs in Oregon. Today, we chat to his rival Nick Willis, New Zealand’s 2008 Olympic 1500m silver medallist.

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Keeping up with the Eatons

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SPIKES talks exclusively to the world’s most talented track and field super couple to find out what it’s like living as Mr and Mrs Eaton.* 

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Alberto Salazar’s school of running

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SPIKES takes a peek inside the magical world of the Nike Oregon Project, home to the likes of Mo Farah and Galen Rupp. Get prepared to be amazed.

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Barshim high Menkov long and Soi joy

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Things are getting serious as world leads and area records tumble in Eugene. Here are seven things you need to know from a weekend of the greatest sport in the world.

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Ashton Eaton: Man of Steel

As a baby, Ashton Eaton was fired from his doomed home planet in a makeshift spaceship. Landing on Earth, he developed super-powers. No, hang on, that was Superman. But there are similarities…

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The world’s best-ever all-round athlete (Eaton) talks to SPIKES about overcoming the post-Games blues, rivals for Moscow gold, and his 2020 Olympic pole vault dream.

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"I knew I was fast as a kid but in those days it was all about football"

Olympic 4x100m silver medallist and 100m fifth place finisher Ryan Bailey is a genuine (American) football fanatic who would love to still be playing the game.

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"I knew I was fast as a kid but back in those days it was all about football. I liked to hit and I liked to tackle and that’s why I liked the sport so much. It helped me get all of my aggression out.

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