Decathlon record holder Kevin Mayer wins Ultimate Garden Clash

08/06/2020 by Alex Seftel

Decathlon world record holder Kevin Mayer took a comfortable victory in a special combined events edition of the World Athletics Ultimate Garden Clash. Mayer beat the reigning gold and silver medallists from last year’s World Athletics Championships, Niklas Kaul and Maicel Uibo, in a competition fea … Read more

British Athletics confirms cancellation of Müller Anniversary Games

12/05/2020 by British Athletics

British Athletics has today confirmed the cancellation of the 2020 Müller Anniversary Games – part of the Wanda Diamond League – scheduled for July 4-5 at the London Stadium.   The decision has been made in light of the ongoing global pandemic, with the safety of all athletes, coaches, voluntee … Read more

Marilyn Okoro says her mum is now her 'biggest fan". Photo: Marilyn Okoro.

Marilyn Okoro: “My mum didn’t even want me to run!”

29/04/2020 by Alex Seftel

“I am just someone that is fuelled by ‘no’, I’ve had so many ‘nos’ in my lifetime. Starting with my mum, she didn’t even want me to run!” At a time when many athletes are facing uncertainty and adversity that requires mental strength, Olympic medallist Marilyn Okoro has a lot of advice to give. The … Read more

Former UKA Performance Director Neil Black passes away

21/04/2020 by Matthew Quine

It has been confirmed this morning that Neil Black, the former UKA Performance Director, has passed away over the weekend. Shocked and saddened to hear of the death of the former UK Athletics performance director Neil Black, I had known him for over 20 years and considered him a good friend RIP Neil … Read more


17/03/2020 by simonfennell

NATIONAL ATHLETICS LEAGUE 2020 CORONAVIRUS STATEMENT This statement issued on behalf of Len Steers, Chair of NAL. Following discussions with Board Members it has been agreed that the 1st NAL fixtures due to have taken place at various venues over the weekend on Saturday & Sunday 3rd & 4th Ma … Read more

2018 Manchester International. Photo: MV4R Photography. England Athletics

Live athletics coming up in 2020 on

06/03/2020 by Alex Seftel

This year’s athletics coverage has already kicked off with indoor championships in Scotland and Wales and there is also plenty of cross country action to catch up on, which can be found in the coverage section of our website. Earlier this year, Vinco travelled to the Sätra Grand Prix in Sweden, and … Read more

Jade Lally at the 2018 Anniversary Games. Photo: MV4R Photography.

Jade Lally on Juggling Motherhood and Training

05/03/2020 by Becki Hall

Jade Lally has been one of Britain’s most consistent athletes over the last decade. She was the country’s number 1 ranked discus thrower from 2011-2018 and in that time won a hat full of domestic titles as well as competing in the World and European Championships, Commonwealth Games and on the Diamo … Read more

Kelly Massey: “I never made an English Schools semi-final, never mind a final”

02/03/2020 by Alex Seftel

“You’ve got to appreciate what you have actually done rather than thinking ‘I didn’t get to do this, I didn’t get to do that,’ ” believes Kelly Massey. The Olympic, European and Commonwealth medallist retired from competitive athletics two years ago, announcing her decision with a tear-jerking monta … Read more

Nethaneel Michell-Blake after winning the 2018 British Championships. Photo: MV4R Photography

Tuesday Tips: A guide for athletes thinking of heading to the States

11/02/2020 by James Young

Many talented athletes decide to continue their athletic and academic careers across the pond in the United States due to the lure of a high-quality training environment and heavily-discounted university cost. There have been many successful stories, but also some not-so-successful, and with so many … Read more

Mhairi MacLennan on finding her “calling” in life

07/01/2020 by Connor Craig-Jackson

In a loud, busy lecture theatre at the end of a Spanish lesson at Edinburgh University, lecturer Mhairi MacLennan rushes out of the room with her hands stacked full of paper as she prepares to sit down for a chat about the many big changes that have happened over the past year. Throughout 2019, the … Read more