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Salisbury club 'training in car park' following track dispute

20th Nov 2017

City of Salisbury Athletics and Running Club (CoSARC) is trying to secure its future after a contract dispute that has seen it locked out of the...

Mahamed and Judd take the tape at Teardrop Lakes

12th Nov 2017

The second of five British Athletics Cross Challenge meetings for 2017/18 saw Mahamed Mahamed (Peter Haynes, Southampton) and Jess Judd (Mick Judd, Chelmsford) claim thrilling victories in their respective senior races at Teardrop Lakes in Milton Keynes. Following up to Cardiff’s series opener four weeks ago, the series meeting in Milton Keynes played host to no less than ten races, with...

British Athletics announce World Class Performance Programme 2017-2018

10th Nov 2017

British Athletics has today announced that 112 athletes have been offered membership to the World Class Programme (WCP) for 2017 / 2018. The World...

Callum Hawkins wins FPSG Scottish Athlete of the Year

5th Nov 2017

Callum Hawkins believes returning to Scotland from college in America five years ago helped him on the road to becoming FPSG Athlete of the Year for...

AAA & UK CAU Senior Championships: Commentator's Preview

28th Jul 2017

I can't think of a better reason to watch this weekend's athletics than last year's blistering 9.96 run by GB bobsledder Joel Fearon (Michael...

EUROPEAN & WORLD YOUTH MEDALLISTS AMONG FINAL ATHLETES SELECTED FOR EUROPEAN JUNIORS

11th Jul 2017

British Athletics today confirmed its second wave of athlete selections ahead of the European Junior Championships in Grosseto, Italy on June 20-23. Consisting of 23 additions, these second wave selections strengthen the team to 55 on the back of the 32 automatic selections announced three weeks ago following the official trials in Bedford. Reigning world youth bronze medallist Rechmial Miller...

GB stars to receive huge World Championship send-off at the Müller Anniversary Games

21st Jun 2017

Britain’s biggest stars of track and field will receive a huge send-off to the IAAF World Championships at the Müller Anniversary Games on 9 July. The Müller Anniversary Games will also be the last chance for many of the world’s best athletes to compete ahead of this summer’s global athletics event in London from 4-13 August. Eleven reigning Olympic champions including...

European Athletics Team Championships

15th Jun 2017

With ‘50 Days to Go’ until the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London, British Athletics has today named a largely developmental team for the European Athletics Team Championships in Lille Métropole from 23-25 June, which is headlined by Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medallist Sophie Hitchon. A mixture of young, up-and-coming talent on the track, combined with a number of seasoned...

How ethical is a diet dependent on supplements?

16th Nov 2017

Athletes train vigorously and meticulously to achieve sporting goals, whether that means winning a medal, or breaking personal records. They are in a...

Muir retains title on great day for our sport in Kirkcaldy

12th Nov 2017

Laura Muir swapped a packed stadium in London for Kirkcaldy High School on Saturday as she raced for the first time since the World Champs. And the...

Muir to race for first time since London

9th Nov 2017

Laura Muir can’t wait to pull on her spikes again this weekend as she races for the first time since finishing sixth at the 5000m final of the...

Mo Farah to run 2018 London Marathon without help from Alberto Salazar

1st Nov 2017

Sir Mo Farah has confirmed that he will not be soliciting the help of Alberto Salazar who has coached the Brit since 2011 despite the fact that...

Young GB stars look for European under-23 springboard

28th Jul 2017

Just when you thought there was enough sporting buzz this summer, the European Athletics Under-23 Championships are underway in Bydgoszcz. I hope...

Golden quartet to reunite in Manchester

29th Jun 2017

Olympic 4x100m relay champions Darren Campbell, Jason Gardener, Marlon Devonish and Mark Lewis Francis are set to unite for a special sprint relay race at this summer’s Manchester International athletics meeting. The squad memorably took the gold medal at the Athens games 13 years ago, edging out a strong USA team anchored by Maurice Greene, and capturing the hearts of the nation in the...

32 announced for first wave of European Juniors selections

20th Jun 2017

British Athletics today announced 32 athletes in the first wave of selections for the European Junior Championships in Grosseto, Italy on July 20-23, with a 20-strong team also selected for the Mannheim International in Germany on July 1-2. Europe’s top ranked junior this year over the 100m hurdles, Alicia Barrett (coach: Toni Minichiello) headlines the European Junior selections on the...

Gladman and Rogers added to British Athletics para team for the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017

15th Jun 2017

Two athletes have been added to the British Athletics para team for the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017; a once in a lifetime opportunity to further inspire the future generation of British para athletics track and field stars. Two-time Paralympian Julie Rogers (coach: Allen Adamson), who competed in Rio last year, earned selection to the T42 100m. The 18 year-old recorded a...

Shalane Flanagan overcomes injury woes with New York win

13th Nov 2017

Shalane Flanagan is the first American woman to win the New York Marathon in 40 years. Earlier in November, she took the lead just before the 23 mile...

Who might appeal following British Athletics’ funding announcement?

10th Nov 2017

British Athletics have announced those who will benefit from National Lottery funding for the 2017-2018 season as part of the World Class Performance...

British Athletics announces key dates for 2018

7th Nov 2017

Chief Executive of UK Athletics, Niels de Vos said: “2018 will build on the success of 2017, when over one million tickets were sold for UK...

Lindsays National XC Relays: Report

1st Nov 2017

Andy Douglas has a reputation as one of GB’s leading hill runners, with a string of team medals achieved at World and European level. But on...

BRITISH ATHLETICS NAME TEAM TO #REPRESENT AT LONDON 2017

11th Jul 2017

British Athletics has today announced a team of 78 athletes to compete at next month’s IAAF World Championships in London from 4-13 August 2017. Reigning 5000m and 10,000m World Champion Mo Farah (coach: Alberto Salazar) headlines the team as he aims to defend both titles in the Olympic stadium next month. Farah, who has not been defeated in a 5000m or 10,000m race at a major championships...

Team of 54 set to represent British Athletics in the European U23 Championships

21st Jun 2017

British Athletics today announced a 54 strong team which will head to Bydgoszcz, Poland for the European Under-23 Championships to be held between 13-16 July 2017. Olympic 4x100m bronze medallist Daryll Neita (coach: Jonas Dodoo) and the ever-improving Ojie Edoburun (Dodoo) headline the team after both earned selection for the women’s and men’s 100m and 4x100m relay respectively. The...

Bowker formally confirmed as UK Athletics chairman

16th Jun 2017

Following Richard Bowker’s appointment as Chair elect in January, UK Athletics (UKA) is delighted to announce the formal conclusion of his transition into the role of Chairman with immediate effect. As planned, a handover of responsibilities from outgoing Chair Ed Warner has now been completed. Warner will leave UKA after almost 11 years following the conclusion of this Summer’s World...

Weir to celebrate track career with last ever race at the Müller Anniversary Games

15th Jun 2017

David Weir has announced a final chance for fans to see him compete on the track, at the home of his famous ‘triple gold’ triumph of London 2012. The six-time Paralympic champion will take to the track for the final time at the Müller Anniversary Games, on Sunday 9th July, for one last race in the London stadium, where he delighted the nation and reached the pinnacle of his...

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