Athletics Weekly

Athletics Weekly
The best coverage of the No.1 Olympic sport
Refugee athlete lands Simplyheath Great Birmingham Run victory
14. October 2018 Event Reports
Asylum seeker Kadar Abdullahi enjoys win on half-marathon debut, while Bournville Harrier Nicola...
Athletics greats inducted into Hall of Fame
14. October 2018 Featured
Tommy Green, Geoff Capes, John Regis, Aston Moore, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Peter Matthews and...
Charlie Hulson and Anna Moller claim Cardiff Cross crowns
13. October 2018 Event Reports
Grace Brock and Jake Heyward win under-20 titles at Llandaff Fields The post Charlie Hulson and Anna...
Tsegai Tewelde leads entries at Great Birmingham Run
13. October 2018 Events
British Olympian eyes victory over the new half-marathon course The post Tsegai Tewelde leads...
Spirit of London award winners are celebrated
12. October 2018 Featured
Paula Radcliffe, David Weir and Joyce Smith among London Marathon champions to receive awards at...

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IAAF News and Features
News from
Road round-up: Tsegay and Claude-Boxberger prevail in Paris, Cheptegei triumphs in Durban
14/10 - 2018
Eritrea's Samuel Tsegay and France's Ophélie Claude-Boxberger took top honours at the 20km de Paris on Sunday (14), winning the 40th edition of the IAAF Bronze Label road race in 58:23 and 1:09:48 respectively.
2018 in review: sprints
14/10 - 2018
Our 2018 review series continues with statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava looking back at the sprints.
Watch athletics action from the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games
14/10 - 2018
Watch all of the athletics action from the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games via the official live stream.
Field the focus as four records fall in Buenos Aires - Youth Olympics Day 3
13/10 - 2018
A flurry of Youth Olympic Games Records fell in the field as the sun shone on the third day of athletics in Buenos Aires on Saturday (13).
Jepkosgei joins Delhi Half Marathon field
13/10 - 2018
Kenya's world half marathon record holder Joyciline Jepkosgei has been added to the women's elite field for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2018, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 21 October, which brings about the mouth-watering prospect of a thrilling head-to-head contest with three-time Olympic gold medallist Tirunesh Dibaba.

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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.