Category Archive: Athletics

Athletics News

May 27

Farah wins Diamond League 5,000m with fastest time of the year

Britain’s Mo Farah runs the fastest time of the year to win the 5,000m in the Diamond League meeting in Oregon.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40073924

May 27

Katarina Johnson-Thompson leads Gotzis heptathlon by just three points

Britain’s Katarina Johnson-Thompson leads the Gotzis heptathlon by just three points from Olympic champion Nafi Thiam after day one.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40072651

May 27

Chespol recovers from lost shoe to win at Diamond League

Celliphine Chespol clocks the second fastest time in history to win the 3,000m steeplechase at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40068699

May 26

Manchester City Games: Holly Bradshaw wins pole vault with GB record

Great Britain’s Holly Bradshaw wins the pole vault event at the Great City Games in Manchester with a national record of 4.80m.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40067070

May 26

GB’s Peacock cruises to victory at Manchester City Games

Great Britain’s Jonnie Peacock cruises to victory in the T44 men’s 100m at the Great City Games in Manchester, beating South Africa’s Arnu Fourie and Michail Seitis of Greece.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40061937

May 26

‘This is the place…’: Watch City Games tribute to victims of the Manchester attack

As Manchester hosts the City Games, watch a tribute to the victims of the Manchester attack incorporating Tony Walsh’s poem, ‘This Is The Place’.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40061934

May 26

Get Inspired: #IRunFor campaign links summer of athletics on BBC

Whether you’re running an international championship race or out for a weekly jog, we all have a reason to run.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/get-inspired/39653392

May 26

Great Manchester Run: Inspirational stories from the 10k race – including Dawn Nisbet

Inspirational stories from the Great Manchester Run 2017 and how you can follow one runner live as she runs her first 10k.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/get-inspired/40030562

May 25

Rutherford wins at Great City Games in Manchester

Greg Rutherford claims a resounding long jump victory at the Great City Games in front of a big crowd in Manchester.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40050737

May 25

David Omoregie: Welsh 110m hurdler on track for World Championships place

Welsh 110m hurdler David Omoregie is delighted to have run a World Championships qualification ‘A’ standard in his season opener.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/wales/40036906

May 24

Get Inspired: Jonnie Peacock on the power of the Great City Games

Paralympic sprinter Jonnie Peacock on why the Great City Games is such a unique occasion.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/get-inspired/40030557

May 24

Great Manchester Run will go ahead after attack

The Great Manchester Run will go ahead on Sunday following talks over security after the Manchester Arena attack.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40031876

May 23

Sport to review security after Manchester attack

Sporting events and venues in England are conducting major security reviews following the Manchester Arena attack.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/40012848

May 22

GB discus thrower Roles, 39, dies

Welsh discus thrower Philippa Roles, who represented Great Britain at two Olympic Games, dies at the age of 39, UK Athletics announce.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/wales/39999697

May 22

Get Inspired: Cancer survivor Kelly Harrop loves to run, despite missing a third of her lung

Kelly Harrop, who is missing a third of her lung after a battle with cancer in 2015, still loves to run.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/get-inspired/39005990

May 21

World Athletics Championships: London 2017 medals revealed

Athletes will be awarded medals designed around the shape of an athletics track at the World Championships in London this summer.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/39979364

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