Athletics Weekly

Athletics Weekly
The best coverage of the No.1 Olympic sport
Max Burgin confirmed on GB European U20 Championships team
25. June 2019 Events
European leaders and UK record-holders feature in the first wave of team selections for the event...
Nafi Thiam wins with world lead in Talence – weekly round-up
23. June 2019 Event Reports
Olympic heptathlon champion achieves 6819 points despite injury, breaking records in the process The...
Max Burgin breaks British U20 800m record in Bedford
23. June 2019 Event Reports
The 17-year-old's 1:45.36 improves a 33-year-old UK mark The post Max Burgin breaks British U20 800m...
Tracy Barlow and Matt Clowes retain Swansea Half titles
23. June 2019 Event Reports
A field of 6000 runners take on the half-marathon in windy conditions The post Tracy Barlow and Matt...
European Games offers DNA test in Belarus
22. June 2019 Events
Dynamic New Athletics (DNA) makes its debut, with Bogdan Bondarenko and Pavel Maslák among the...

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IAAF News and Features
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Australian race walkers strike gold while Kaputin surprises in long jump at Oceanian Championships
25/06 - 2019
An Australian wave was expected to swamp these Oceania Championships. It still may, but Rellie Kaputin showed that it will not swamp everything in its path.
How the Athletics Olympic Dividend has helped transform track and field in Burundi
25/06 - 2019
The Athletics Olympic Dividend fund is allowing young athletes in Burundi to dream about the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
World record-holders meet for memorable mile in Monaco - IAAF Diamond League
25/06 - 2019
Organisers of the Herculis meeting announced today - on what would have been Gabriele Grunewald's 33rd birthday - that the women's mile event at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco on 12 July will be named the 'Brave Like Gabe Mile' in honour of the US distance runner who died earlier this month.
Coleman, Richardson and Fraser-Pryce lead Stanford's 100m fields - IAAF Diamond League
25/06 - 2019
World leaders Christian Coleman and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce form part of two strong 100m fields at the Prefontaine Classic, part of the IAAF Diamond League, which will take place in Stanford on Sunday (30).
IAAF Inside Athletics podcast - Brandon Starc and Tara Davis
25/06 - 2019
The latest IAAF Inside Athletics podcast features Australia's 2018 Diamond League high jump champion Brandon Starc and 2015 world U18 long jump champion Tara Davis of the USA.

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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.