Athletics Weekly

Athletics Weekly
The best coverage of the No.1 Olympic sport
Ageless Jo Pavey back with a win
24. June 2018 Event Reports
Former European champion returns to the track for the first time in a year at BMC Grand Prix in...
UK junior record for Molly Caudery
24. June 2018 Event Reports
Pole vaulter's 4.53m in Mannheim is one of the highlights on a busy weekend of athletics The post UK...
Danny and George Mills – like father, like son
23. June 2018 Featured
George Mills has inherited the athleticism that earned his dad, Danny, a career in professional...
Noah Lyles and Filippo Tortu shine in the sprints
23. June 2018 Event Reports
Former junior rivals make major impact in men's 100m on opposite sides of the world The post Noah...
GB name Euro U18 Champs team
22. June 2018 Featured
Youth squad selected for the event in Gyor in July includes Dominic Ogbechie, Max Burgin and Keely...

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IAAF News and Features
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At 40, world champion Diniz seeks further success
24/06 - 2018
Few athletes on the global athletics scene have quite customised heart-breaking sporting tragedy like world 50km race walk record-holder Yohann Diniz.
Price breaks North American hammer record on third day of US Championships
24/06 - 2018
Friendly rivalries propelled two US women to the top of the world lists on Saturday (23).
Kibet and Karneyenka take top honours in Brcko
23/06 - 2018
Moses Kibet and Katsiaryna Shaban Karneyenka were victorious at the Vidovdan Road Race, winning the men's and women's titles in 28:34 and 33:40 respectively at the IAAF Bronze Label road race in Brcko.
Gudeta and Kiprop take Olomouc Half Marathon titles
23/06 - 2018
Netsanet Gudeta of Ethiopia and Stephen Kiprop of Kenya took decisive victories at the 9th Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, in this eastern Czech city on Saturday (23).
Lyles clocks 9.88 world lead to take US 100m title
23/06 - 2018
Noah Lyles is doing things at age 20 that, well, things not even Usain Bolt did. There might never be a sprinter to match Bolt, but Lyles is trying to emulate him in performance and showmanship.

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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.