Athletics Weekly

The best coverage of the No.1 Olympic sport
Jonnie Peacock’s passion reignited
15. July 2019 Featured
The two-time Paralympic champion tells Jessica Whittington how his love for athletics is back with a...
GB greats to return to the track for Legends Relay
15. July 2019 Events
Former athletics stars, including Christine Ohuruogu, Wendy Sly and Mark Lewis-Francis, to race in...
Jemma Reekie wins double European U23 gold in Gävle
14. July 2019 Event Reports
Briton adds 1500m title to her 800m win after four races in four days in Sweden The post Jemma...
Japan wins six medals on streets of Naples at World University Games
13. July 2019 Event Reports
Japanese runners dominate the half-marathon events in Italy The post Japan wins six medals on...
Class of 2019 impress at English Schools
13. July 2019 Event Reports
Records fell at the 89th English Schools Championships in Birmingham as the latest generation of...

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IAAF News and Features
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Back on track, Kipyegon prepares to defend world 1500m title in Doha
15/07 - 2019
Few athletes in global athletics can quite boast the combination of sheer success and zest for living like Faith Kipyegon.
Kaul wins European U23 decathlon title with championship record
14/07 - 2019
Niklas Kaul has got an impressive list of accolades to his name for a combined events exponent of just 21 years of age, but the German decathlete made a further step forward when he won the European U23 crown in a championship best of 8572 in Gavle on Sunday (14).
Abraham and Tunstall triumph at Grossglockner Berglauf
14/07 - 2019
Eritrea's Filimon Abraham and Great Britain's Sarah Tunstall were victorious at the Grossglockner Berglauf - the third stage of the WMRA World Cup - in Heiligenblut, Austria, on Sunday (14).
Four golds for Japan on final day of World University Games
14/07 - 2019
Japan won a third of the gold medals on offer on the final day of athletics action at the World University Games in Naples on Saturday (13).
Fab five: unbeaten streaks
13/07 - 2019
In this week's Fab Five, we focus on a very special quintet of athletes who each amassed a jaw-dropping sequence of victories.

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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.