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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...


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...

British call-ups for 14 Para Juniors

15th Jun 2017

14 athletes have been selected for the inaugural World Para Athletics Junior Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland to be held between 3-6 August 2017. The championship offers an opportunity for developing athletes who are on the pathway towards individual medal success at a future senior world championships or Paralympic Games. In the wheelchair racing events, under 20 athlete Jack Agnew...

World Record from Richard Whitehead in Switzerland

3rd Jun 2017

The World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil, Switzerland began in style with a world record from Richard Whitehead (coach: Keith Antoine) in the T42/44 200m, recording a best ever time of 23.01 (0.8). The Nottingham-based athlete powered his way down the home-straight in trademark fashion, using his class to edge ever closer to a first-ever sub-23 second time. In lane seven, Whitehead used...

Seven selected to represent the British team at European 10,000m Cup

24th May 2017

British Athletics today announced the seven athletes set to represent the nation at the European 10,000m Cup in Minsk, Belarus next month. Leading the women’s quartet is Katrina Wootton (coach: Harvey Rose) who ran a lifetime best at the Night of 10,000m PBs last weekend, clocking 32:27.47 for third place in the contest. Part of the women’s team who won silver at the European cross...

London 2017 announces BP as latest partner of the World Para Athletics Championships

23rd May 2017

Global brand BP has been announced by London 2017 as the latest National Partner for the World Para Athletics Championships. BP has been a partner of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) since 2013 and has supported a number of National Paralympic Committees and Paralympians around the world. The partnership with London 2017 Ltd reflects the strong alignment of values between BP and this...

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...

British Team selected for World Para Athletic Championships in London

7th Jun 2017

British Athletics has today announced a 49-strong team that will represent the country at the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017,...

Liz McColgan - Scots are now World Class

31st May 2017

Liz McColgan-Nuttall's flying visit back home to Scotland last weekend featured a hectic round of media activity and her first marathon run for several years in Stirling. In between times, she continued coaching daughter Eilish from afar, took note of Chris O'Hare's superb PB comeback run at 1500m, and then watched online as Beth Potter and Steph Twell finish 1-2 in the British 10,000m Champs...

Unique medal design unveiled for Summer of World Athletics

23rd May 2017

Organisers today unveiled the official medals for the World Para Athletics Championships and IAAF World Championships London 2017, which place the...

Norris leads a string of European Junior qualifiers as British Athletics' juniors shine in Loughborough

22nd May 2017

Hammer throw specialist and European Youth silver medallist Jake Norris (coach: Paul Dickenson) was the pick of the bunch as a host of the British Athletics juniors team secured European Junior qualifying marks at the 59th edition of the Loughborough International at the Paula Radcliffe Stadium, Loughborough this afternoon. Norris, who had already thrown the qualifying standard for June’s...


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...

Eight athletes selected for European Combined Team Championships

7th Jun 2017

Eight athletes are to represent British Athletics at the European Combined Events Team Championships in the Super League of the championships on July...

Farah to run last ever London 3,000m at The Müller Anniversary Games

31st May 2017

Mo Farah has announced a final chance for fans to see him compete at the home of his famous ‘double gold’ triumph of London 2012. With both of Farah’s sessions at the 2017 World Championships sold out, The Müller Anniversary Games on July 9 is the last chance to see one of Britain’s sporting legends alongside many of the best athletes in the world. Farah said:...

How to prevent hay fever this summer whilst you run

23rd May 2017

Hay fever can be awful, constant sneezing, itchy leaking eyes, blocked nose, sore throat and much more. Given the extent of allergic reactions, as...

British Athletics announces junior team ahead of Loughborough International

17th May 2017

British Athletics today announced a 52-strong team of juniors ahead of the 59th edition of the Loughborough International (LIA), due to be held this coming Sunday (21 May) at the Paula Radcliffe Athletics Stadium, Loughborough. One of six Brits currently topping the European U20 discipline rankings and fresh from clearing a new personal best of 2.20m over the weekend, high jumper Tom Gale (coach:...








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