Athletics

It's not just Usain Bolt & Mo Farah's races covered at Coral News, we report on all major athletic meets have betting markets we can offer expert tips on.

Successful Vegan Athletes

| 15.08.2019

Veganism is becoming extremely popular across the world, as more people are seeing the benefits of a plant-based diet. One of the most common misconceptions about following a vegan diet is that it is protein deficient and not suited for anyone who wants to follow specialized fitness routines. Yet, as the famous vegan athletes on this list show, it is possible to be an elite sports star while follo... more...

European Championships 2018: Great Britain’s best Gold medal hopes

| 31.07.2018

Who can deliver glory this summer? The top athletes of Team GB are on their marks for this summer’s European Championships – which takes place in the duel locations of Berlin and Glasgow. It all kicks off on Thursday 2nd August. Ahead of a host of action – from athletics to swimming, cycling and more – the Coral News Team look at Britain’s best hopes of delivering Gold. Hammer Throw – Sophie Hitch... more...

A look ahead to the 2018 European Athletics Championships

| 25.07.2018

Who are Great Britain’s best medal hopes? The 2018 European Athletics Championships kicks off on 6th August and the event has gone through something of a revamp. For the first time ever, aquatics, cycling, gymnastics, rowing, triathlon and mixed-gender Golf will now mesh with track and field events. And it will take place across two cities – athletics in Berlin, and the other sports in Glasgow. Bu... more...

Weekend in pictures: Bolt ends with defeat

| 08.08.2017

100m king beaten in London Sports fans saw the return of domestic football, with the Championship and below getting underway in England, while all major divisions in Scotland played game one. The Community Shield between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley means we’re also less than a week away from the new Premier League campaign. It’s great to have the beautiful game back on our screens, but there’s ... more...

Weekend in pictures: lightning strikes twice for Leigh

| 13.06.2017

Snaps that capture the weekend results An enthralling meeting of the Auld Enemy at Hampden was the major talking point for sports fans at the weekend, Scotland and England battling out a pulsating 2-2 finish. With England in complete control, Leigh Griffiths scored two goals in quick succession to turn the game on its head. The Three Lions needed a stoppage-time equaliser from star striker Harry K... more...

SPOTY 2016 tips: Brownlee a brilliant each-way bet behind Murray

| 18.12.2016

SPOTY 2016 tips: Alistair Brownlee each-way appeals A cursory glance at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year betting (or SPOTY 2016 tips for short) shows this year’s award is destined to go to Wimbledon and Olympic men’s singles champion Andy Murray, who is now world number one in tennis. While Scottish racket star Murray is an overwhelming odds-on 1/8 favourite with Coral to win SPO... more...

Seven great sportsmanship moments after Brownlee brothers’ dramatic World Triathlon finish

| 24.09.2016

Lee Gormley | September 19, 2016 Seven great sportsmanship moments The Triathlon World Series in Mexico recently came to a truly dramatic finish, with exhausted Briton Jonny Brownlee needing help from his older brother and Olympic champion Alistair to get over the line with just 700m left to go. In a true act of sportsmanship, Alistair came to his younger sibling’s aid as he was weaving all ... more...

Five Olympics athletics wagers: Jamaica relay double, Farah features in fourfold

| 19.08.2016

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | August 18, 2016 Five Olympics athletics wagers as Games near end Another Olympic Games is coming to a close, but there are still plenty of sports betting opportunities open to punters! Coral experts give five more Olympics athletic wagers for you to consider from the track and field action on Friday and Saturday, feature Mo Farah and Caster Semenya odds… 4x100m J... more...

Olympics athletics top tips: Five best bets for August 17-18

| 18.08.2016

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | August 15, 2016 August 17-18 Olympics athletics top tips The track and field action just keeps on coming from Brazil. What are the midweek Olympics athletics top tips for Wednesday and Thursday? Coral experts highlight the best bets, including a fourfold, treble and potential Czech double. Read on and you’ll see what’s on offer… Men’s fourfold a... more...

Olympics athletics best bets: Four flutters for August 15-16 action

| 16.08.2016

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | August 14, 2016 Four of the Olympics athletics best bets No fewer than 10 Golds are on offer in track and field across this coming Monday and Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro as the Olympic Games continue. Coral’s athletics expert thus gives his top tips for titles in Brazil. With many of Team GB’s best having already competed, there’s more of a global focus... more...