Category Archive: Athletics

Athletics News

Jul 25

Leon Reid fails in bid to run for Ireland in World Championships

Leon Reid’s plea to IAAF president Lord Coe to compete for Ireland at the World Championships is unsuccessful.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40716052

Jul 25

Greg Rutherford: Long jump champion withdraws from 2017 World Championships

Reigning long jump champion Greg Rutherford pulls out of next month’s World Championships because of an ankle injury.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40716476

Jul 24

I want to follow in footsteps of Ohuruogu & Greene – Doyle

Eilidh Doyle will draw on memories of Christine Ohuruogu and Dai Greene when she skippers Great Britain’s World Championship team.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40711982

Jul 24

World Para-athletics Championships 2019 could be back in London

UK Athletics confirms it is to start talks about hosting the 2019 World Para-athletics Championships at London Stadium.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/40703217

Jul 24

World Athletics Championships 2017: Eilidh Doyle named GB captain

Eilidh Doyle is voted British team captain for next month’s World Athletics Championships in London.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40681368

Jul 23

Kinghorn wins second gold as GB finish on 39 medals

Sammi Kinghorn wins gold on the final day of the World Para-athletics Championships as Britain finishes with 39 medals, their best tally for 19 years

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/40697902

Jul 23

World Athletics Championships 2017: IAAF president Lord Coe cannot guarantee clean championships

IAAF president Lord Coe says he cannot guarantee next month’s World Athletics Championships in London will be drug free.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40698062

Jul 23

World Athletics Championships 2017: IAAF president Lord Coe cannot guarantee clean championships

IAAF president Lord Coe says he cannot guarantee next month’s World Athletics Championships in London will be drug free.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40696476

Jul 23

Couch to 5K: Teacher’s story from 26 stone to Birmingham half marathon

Stuart Warner, a teacher from Birmingham, tells us how taking inspiration from the London Marathon has transformed his life.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/get-inspired/40682219

Jul 22

Usain Bolt wins 100m in 9.95 seconds at Monaco Diamond League

Usain Bolt clocks 9.95 seconds in his final Diamond League race to win the 100m in Monaco.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40692074

Jul 22

GB secure three more gold medals on day nine

British trio Sophie Hahn, Aled Davies and Georgie Hermitage each claim their second gold medals of the World Para-athletics Championships.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/40690604

Jul 22

Sprinter Reid writes to IAAF boss Coe over Ireland switch

Sprinter Leon Reid writes to the IAAF president Lord Coe in a late attempt to be able to run for Ireland at the World Championships.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40691884

Jul 21

Usain Bolt runs 9.95 seconds to win Monaco Diamond League 100m

Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt runs his first sub-10 second time of the year to win the 100m in Monaco.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40686673

Jul 21

World Para-athletics Championships: Kadeena Cox wins Britain’s 14th gold

Kadeena Cox wins gold in the women’s 400m T38 final at the World Para-athletics Championships to bring Britain’s medal haul to 30.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/40688010

Jul 21

Disability coaching: Unsung heroes changing attitudes and lives

Nearly 20% of the UK’s working-age population has a disability, but in sports coaching that drops to 6%. Meet the people helping to bridge that gap.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/get-inspired/40610383

Jul 20

I’ll run faster than Bolt, says Paralympian Malone

Double Paralympic champion Liam Malone says he will use technology to run faster than Usain Bolt within the next three years.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/40677890

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