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.

World Athletics day eight: Sprint relays and Farah over 5k feature

| 29.08.2015

Mo Farah is in pole position for a third consecutive World Athletics Championships title over 5000m, and Coral make arguably Great Britain’s best long-distance runner of all-time massively odds-on at 1/5 to complete the double in the Bird’s Nest in Beijing. From a British punters’ perspective, that 5k race is... View Article

Sprint hurdles produce surprises on World Athletics day seven

| 28.08.2015

The USA’s bid to win three Gold medals on day seven of the 2015 World Athletics Championships from Beijing fell apart, as their strength over the sprint hurdles deserted them. Coral make their women’s 4x100m relay team 11/8 to deliver and be top team, however. Defending men’s 110m hurdles champion... View Article

World Athletics day six: Bolt and Ohuruogu bid to defend sprint crowns

| 27.08.2015

Usain Bolt must drive controversial American sprinter Justin Gatlin round the bend, and the fastest men on the planet face-off again on day six of the World Athletics Championships from the Bird’s Nest in Beijing in the 200m final. Jamaican sensation and world record holder Bolt is odds-on at 2/5... View Article

Wayde van Niekerk takes 400m title on World Athletics day five

| 26.08.2015

South Africa celebrated a Gold medal on day five of the World Athletics Championships, as 400m sprinter Wayde van Niekerk defeated former winners LaShawn Merritt and Kirani James in 43.48 seconds. This was the fourth fastest time round one lap of the track in history. Moscow world champ Merritt ran... View Article

World Athletics day five: Kirani James races to regain 400m title

| 26.08.2015

Kirani James can confirm he is back on top of men’s 400m sprinting by regaining the World Athletics Championships title around one lap of the track on day five of the 2015 edition, and Coral make the athlete from Grenada evens for a second global Gold medal. In a high-class... View Article

Rutherford and Rudisha repeat Olympic wins on World Athletics day four

| 25.08.2015

British long jumper Greg Rutherford completed his Gold medal collection by finally winning this event on day four of the World Athletics Championships in Beijing. A season’s best and second longest of his career of 8m 41cm from the reigning Commonwealth, European and Olympic champion was more than enough to... View Article

World Athletics day four: Rudisha and Rutherford ready to rumble

| 25.08.2015

All that eludes London 2012 homegrown hero Greg Rutherford is a world title, and he’s 7/4 with Coral to follow up his Commonwealth Games crown last summer by finally getting that on day four of the World Athletic Championships in Beijing. USA athlete Jeff Henderson, the world leader having jumped... View Article

World Athletics day three: Mixed fortunes for Fraser-Pryce & Lavillenie

| 24.08.2015

Like Usain Bolt before her, Jamaica’s female counterpart Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce mounted a successful defence of her 100m title at the World Athletics Championships on day three of Beijing. Pushed close by Dutch sprinter Dafne Schippers, whose conversion from the Heptathlon has been hugely impressive and is now odds-on at 1/2... View Article

World Athletics day three: Lavillenie primed for pole vault Gold

| 24.08.2015

Renaud Lavillenie can finally end his World Athletics Championships hoodoo by winning Gold in the men’s pole vault at the fourth attempt, and Coral make the Frenchman an overwhelming odds-on 1/4 favourite to do just that on day three of the 2015 edition from Beijing. In qualifying, Lavillenie sailed over... View Article