Athletics Weekly

Athletics Weekly
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Lorraine Ugen maintains medal-winning mindset
22. February 2018 Featured
Injury has not affected the long jump star's ambitions for the Commonwealth Games The post...
Athletes set for National cross country championships
22. February 2018 Events
A look ahead to English, Scottish and Welsh National events at Parliament Hill, Callendar Park and...
USATF names 49-strong team for World Indoor Championships
21. February 2018 Featured
Christian Coleman, Brittney Reese and Sharika Nelvis are among athletes confirmed on the US squad...
Neil Black expects GB athletes to prove progress at World Indoors
21. February 2018 Featured
After a number of medal near-misses at London 2017, British athletics' performance director hopes to...
Genzebe Dibaba set for World Indoor Championships double
20. February 2018 Featured
Ethiopian, French, Irish and Polish teams among those recently announced for Birmingham event The...

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IAAF News and Features
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Pinto, Klosterhalfen and Hess lead German squad to IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018
22/02 - 2018
Sprinter Tatjana Pinto, middle distance standout Konstanze Klosterhalfen and triple jumper Max Hess lead a German squad of 21 to the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 from 1-4 March.
Remembering Spanish silver: IAAF World Half Marathon championships - 30 days to go
22/02 - 2018
Today marks 30 days to go to the IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon championships Valencia 2018, set for 24 March and hosted for the second time on Spanish soil, following the 1996 edition held in Palma de Mallorca. One year earlier Spain ran to surprise team silver as the men's team finished second behind a powerful Kenyan trio.
Spanovic sails to 6.93m world lead in Belgrade
22/02 - 2018
Ivana Spanovic produced a world-leading 6.93m leap in the long jump to highlight the 3rd Serbian Open in Belgrade on Wednesday (21).
High and Low - Sandi Morris
21/02 - 2018
World and Olympic pole vault silver medallist Sandi Morris is among the global elite in her speciality. The American athlete focuses on the ups and downs of college life for her high and low moments.
USA team of 49 announced for IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018
21/02 - 2018
Twenty global medallists, including defending world indoor champions Brittney Reese, Vashti Cunningham and Marquis Dendy, highlight the US team's roster for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 from 1-4 March.

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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.