Athletics Weekly

Athletics Weekly
The best coverage of the No.1 Olympic sport
Book competition: Win a copy of ‘Eliud Kipchoge – 2:01:39’
22. April 2019 Competitions
We've teamed up with NN Running Team and have three copies of their stunning photo-led world...
Michael Norman runs fast 400m at Mt. SAC Relays – weekly round-up
22. April 2019 Event Reports
American moves to equal fourth on the world all-time list with 43.45 in California, while Ollie...
Kate Avery’s Tokyo target
20. April 2019 Featured
It's been a long road back from injury for the GB distance runner, but she still has bigger aims The...
Asbel Kiprop handed four-year doping ban
20. April 2019 Featured
Three-time world 1500m champion maintains his innocence but is suspended following a positive test...
Runners ready for Easter Festival action
19. April 2019 Events
A look ahead to this weekend's multi-day endurance events taking place on the Isle of Man and...

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IAAF News and Features
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USA names strong squad for IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019
23/04 - 2019
Eleven world medallists and three 2016 Olympic medallists feature on the US team for the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019, set to take place on 11-12 May.
Gong, Schwanitz and Carter lead Stanford shot put cast - IAAF Diamond League
23/04 - 2019
The winners of the past five global titles will clash in the women's shot put at the Prefontaine Classic - the seventh meeting of this year's IAAF Diamond League - in Stanford on 30 June.
Past winners Warner and Johnson-Thompson set for Götzis return
22/04 - 2019
Defending Hypomeeting decathlon champion Damian Warner and 2014 heptathlon winner Katarina Johnson-Thompson will return to the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting in Götzis on 25-26 May.
Samba sizzles 47.51 in Doha - Asian Championships, day 2
22/04 - 2019
Valiantly living up to expectations, hometown hero Abderrahman Samba blazed to a dominant 400m hurdles victory to highlight the second day of action at the Asian Athletics Championships in Doha on Monday (22).
Taylor, Thompson and McLeod set for Nanjing
22/04 - 2019
Christian Taylor, Elaine Thompson and Omar McLeod are among the seven Olympic champions so far confirmed for the Nanjing World Challenge on 21 May.

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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.