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The IAAF World Indoor Championships – Back in Birmingham

21st Feb 2017

In just over 12 months’ time the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 will take place at Arena Birmingham* and more than 400 athletes from 150 countries are expected to compete. Registration for the event, which will be held at the beginning of March 2018, will be launched today, so that spectators can sign up at www.wicbirmingham2018.com to receive ticket updates and the latest...

British European Indoor squad announced

21st Feb 2017

The British squad for the 2017 European Indoor Athletics Championships in Belgrade was announced today.  The British contingent, who will...

Muir and Sir Mo break records at the Müller Indoor Grand Prix

18th Feb 2017

Laura Muir (coach: Andy Young) and Sir Mo Farah (Alberto Salazar) delivered sensational British records to delight the UK crowd on a memorable afternoon at the Müller Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham. Muir was class personified as she eclipsed Kelly Holmes’ 13 year old British 1000m record, running the second fastest time in history. Muir was hot on the heels of pacemaker Jenny Meadows...

KJT and Dina Asher-Smith to miss Birmingham Grand Prix

17th Feb 2017

Katrina Johnson-Thompson has withdrawn from Saturday's Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix with a minor hamstring strain. The 24-year-old finished...

Perfect Pozzi takes victory at the British Athletics Indoor Team Trials

12th Feb 2017

Andrew Pozzi (coach: Benke Blomkvist) put on a show for the packed crowd on day one of the British Indoor Team Trials in Sheffield as he took the 60m...

British Athletics Indoor Trials to be streamed live

7th Feb 2017

British Athletics has announced that the British Athletics Indoor Team Trials will be streamed live on the BBC Sport website on Saturday 11 and...

British Athletics publish 2017 selection policy

7th Feb 2017

British Athletics recently released their selection policy for the 2017 World Athletics Championships held August 4 to August 23 in London.  In...

WADA has full confidence in McLaren report

3rd Feb 2017

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) says it still has full-confidence in the McLaren report into Russian doping in athletics despite some...

Record field as 2330 prepare for Falkirk

21st Feb 2017

It’s not just top Scottish athletes who are breaking Records these days – the sport itself is hitting new levels in terms of...

Jess Ennis-Hill coach Toni Minichiello given warning by British Athletics

21st Feb 2017

Embed from Getty Images   Toni Minichiello, the former coach of 2012 gold medalist Jessica Ennis-Hill has been given a written warning about his conduct by British Athletics.  An alledged allegation of verbal abuse was made against Minichiello with a case management group then deciding to impose the written warning.  A British Athletics statement said the decision is not...

Olympic champions line up ahead of Müller Indoor Grand Prix

17th Feb 2017

An illustrious line-up of world-class athletes including Sir Mo Farah (coach: Alberto Salazar) were in attendance ahead of the Müller Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham to be held at the Barclaycard Arena on Saturday 18 February. Farah was joined by double Olympic gold medallist in the 100m and 200m Elaine Thompson (JAM) and men’s 110m hurdles world record holder Aries Merritt (USA) as they...

25 current global medallists headline Müller Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham

14th Feb 2017

The start lists are now live for the Müller Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham, which takes place at the Barclaycard Arena on Saturday 18 February. A total of five Rio Olympic champions will be among 25 current global medallists competing at the world’s top indoor athletics meeting, which is the final of the IAAF World Indoor Tour. Sir Mo Farah (coach: Alberto Salazar) will be one of those...

Britain's best set for Indoor Team Trials

10th Feb 2017

The country’s best athletes are ready to come to Sheffield for the British Athletics Indoor Team Trials at the EIS on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 February. The event will feature many of the stars of the sport as they battle it out for a place on the British Athletics Team at the European Indoor Championships in Belgrade at the start of March, as well as the honour of being crowned British...

Laura Muir hails strength of Scottish athletics after record breaking weekend

7th Feb 2017

Laura Muir has hailed the strength in Scottish athletics following a weekend of landmark runs.  "We've had world-class athletes before but I...

British Athletics announces Strathmore Water deal

6th Feb 2017

British Athletics has confirmed a major three-year sponsorship deal with Strathmore water to provide bottled water at all British Athletics events through to 2019. The new contract follows a successful year-long partnership and will see Strathmore drinks stations at all British Athletics events, both indoor and outdoor, throughout the next three years helping to keep athletes hydrated and fuelled...

Sheffield to kick-off best ever year for athletics in UK

3rd Feb 2017

2017 is set to be the biggest ever year for athletics in the UK starting with the British Athletics Indoor Team Trials in Sheffield on 11-12...

Brits to line-up for World Para Athletics Marathon Cup in London

21st Feb 2017

Six para athletes will line-up for the British Athletics team at the World Para Athletics Marathon Cup which is incorporated into the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 23 April 2017. 2016 marathon Paralympians Simon Lawson (coach: Ian Thompson) and Derek Rae (Ron Morrison) join the elite fields in the capital and will be targeting strong results on home soil at the prestigious event. Lawson,...

London schools apply for 90,000 World Para-Athletic tickets

21st Feb 2017

The world’s best Para athletes will be supported by at least 90,000 school-aged spectators this summer with London schools taking advantage of...

Bolt teammate Nesta Carter to appeal over positive drugs test

17th Feb 2017

Usain Bolt's 2008 Olympic 4x100m relay teammate Nesta Carter has appealed against the decision to strip him and the Jamaican relay team of their 2008...

Ugen leaps to British Athletics Indoor Team Trials victory

13th Feb 2017

Lorraine Ugen (coach: Shawn Jackson) had to produce the fourth longest jump in the world this year to ensure she left Sheffield with British Indoor Team Trials victory, after Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Jazmin Sawyers (Kelly Sotherton) pushed her all the way in a thrilling long jump competition. It was Johnson-Thompson who led with one round to go, but Ugen wasn’t about to settle for...

Corporate and Sporting Events to provide top class hotels during the Summer of World Athletics

8th Feb 2017

Birmingham based company Corporate and Sporting Events (CSE) has been appointed to support London 2017 Ltd with some of the logistics involved in hosting two international championships next summer; the World Para Athletics Championships and the IAAF World Championships London 2017. More than 5000 athletes and team officials from 200 countries as well as another 5000 media and support staff are...

Russia to remain suspended from 2017 World Championships

7th Feb 2017

Russia will miss the 2017 World Athletics Championships in London after the athletics governing body voted to extend their suspension from...

London 2017 Entry Standards Released

3rd Feb 2017

The full qualification system and entry standards for the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London has been released.  The qualification system...

London 2017 Ltd announce national supplier deal with Heineken

2nd Feb 2017

Heineken has been announced as the National Supplier of beer and cider for both the IAAF World Championships London 2017 and the World Para Athletics Championships. The deal will see Heineken – the UK’s leading Cider and beer business - granted exclusive rights to sell in concession units in and around the stadium during both events. This year will bring together more than 3000...

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