Athletics Weekly

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London Marathon runners pledge to ‘finish’ race for Matt Campbell
24. April 2018 Featured
More than 100,000 has been raised following the death of the MasterChef semi-finalist, who...
Josh Kerr breaks NCAA 1500m record – weekly round-up
23. April 2018 Event Reports
Scottish athlete runs 3:35.01 at the Bryan Clay Invitational The post Josh Kerr breaks NCAA 1500m...
Next stop on Mo Farah’s marathon mission
22. April 2018 Blog
A British record and podium place at the 2018 London Marathon signals the start of an exciting...
Vivian Cheruiyot seizes her chance to win the London Marathon
22. April 2018 Event Reports
Kenyan Olympic 5000m champion finishes first after world record-chasing Mary Keitany fades and...
Eliud Kipchoge No.1 as Mo Farah breaks UK record in London
22. April 2018 Event Reports
Kenyan confirms status as world's premier marathon man while Steve Jones' British record falls to...

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IAAF News and Features
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Gary Prior's story behind the picture - capturing Mike Powell's crash landing
24/04 - 2018
US long jumper Mike Powell is best remembered for his world record-breaking exploits at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo. At the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, however, he endured a forgettable competition which ended with him unceremoniously face down in the sandpit.
Kipruto and Jager renew steeplechase rivalry in Eugene - IAAF Diamond League
23/04 - 2018
Conseslus Kipruto and Evan Jager will return to the Prefontaine Classic on 25-26 May to renew their steeplechase rivalry at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene.
Kipchoge and Keitany win World Marathon Majors crowns
23/04 - 2018
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge and Mary Keitany were crowned Abbott World Marathon Majors Series XI champions following the conclusion of the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday (22).
Way of the walk: nutrition
23/04 - 2018
In the latest of our 'Way of the Walk' series we chat to race walking legends Jefferson Perez, Robert Korzeniowski and Jane Saville on the importance of nutrition.
Championship records by Tefera and Molla highlight Ethiopian Championships
23/04 - 2018
Championship records by world indoor 1500m champion Samuel Tefera and two-time national cross country champion Getaneh Molla were the highlights on the sixth day of the 47th Ethiopian Athletics Championships which concluded on Sunday (22).

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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.