Athletics Weekly


Athletics Weekly
The best coverage of the No.1 Olympic sport
England Athletics on the record
13. December 2018 News
National governing body England Athletics explain why, contrary to rumour, they will not be...
Laura Muir leads GB team for Stirling
13. December 2018 Events
European 1500m champion Laura Muir is part of a strong British squad that will race at the...
Eilish McColgan’s top power sessions
12. December 2018 Featured
AW promotion: Power is a killer tool to have within your locker if you can utilise it correctly...
Eilish McColgan’s confidence boost
12. December 2018 Featured
The European medallist tells Jessica Whittington about the year she classes as her most successful...
Kerron Stewart on career highlights and life after competitive athletics
11. December 2018 Featured
The recently-retired Jamaican sprinter, who won three Olympic and six world medals during her...

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IAAF News

IAAF News and Features
News from IAAF.org
Gen 10: speed sensation Briana Williams
13/12 - 2018
Looking ahead to the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, we're highlighting the rise of a new generation, 10 exciting prospects under the age of 21 who are set to become stars of the sport over the next few years.
Niiya and McSweyn take Zatopek: 10 victories in Melbourne
13/12 - 2018
There is a long tradition of distance running in Japan. There is a long tradition of distance running in Australia. But the twain had scarcely met before Hitomi Niiya won this year's annual Zatopek 10,000m race in Melbourne on Thursday (13) night.
Ruswahl Samaai: I love jumping because...
13/12 - 2018
World bronze medallist Ruswahl Samaai successfully defended his African long jump title earlier this year and went on to win at the IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018. The South African is in a bit of a love-hate relationship with his event, though...
High and low - Yorgelis Rodriguez
12/12 - 2018
Yorgelis Rodriguez is Cuba's leading heptathlete, but despite being just 23 years old, the all-rounder has still had some ups and downs in her career.
Gen 10: distance prodigy Selemon Barega
12/12 - 2018
With one eye on the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 and the other on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, we're highlighting the rise of a new generation, 10 exciting prospects under the age of 21 who are set to become stars of the sport over the next few years.

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BBC Athletics News


BBC Sport | Athletics | World Edition
The latest BBC Athletics news plus blogs, analysis, results and calendar along...
I want 9.4secs at Olympics - Bolt
Wednesday, 18. April 2012 Olympics
Usain Bolt wants to "amaze" the world at London 2012 by running 9.4 seconds for the 100m and 19 seconds for the 200m.
GB team 'can hit medal target'
Wednesday, 18. April 2012 Athletics
UK Athletics head coach Charles van Commenee insists his squad can hit his target of eight medals at the London Olympics.
Athletes get Olympic ticket boost
Wednesday, 18. April 2012 Athletics
UK Athletics says it will buy tickets to ensure athletes' friends and families can watch them perform at the London Olympics.
Mutai to defend title after fever
Friday, 20. April 2012 Athletics
Emmanuel Mutai determined to defend his London Marathon title on Sunday, despite contracting typhoid last month.
Gebrselassie ends Olympic dream
Tuesday, 17. April 2012 Athletics
Former marathon world record holder Haile Gebrselassie gives up on his dream of competing in the London 2012 marathon.