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Tributes paid to Maurie Plant
19. January 2020 Featured
Athletics community reacts to news that the former agent, team manager and BBC broadcaster has...
From parkrun to track
18. January 2020 Featured
If you're mainly a parkrunner and more used to hitting the road or cross-country events, can you...
Kenenisa Bekele to take on Eliud Kipchoge at London Marathon
17. January 2020 Featured
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Alfred Kipketer suspended for ‘whereabouts failures’
16. January 2020 Featured
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Big British battles set for London Marathon
16. January 2020 Featured
Athletes will race for Olympic places in April, with four of the UK's all-time top 10 female...

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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.