Category Archive: Athletics

Athletics News

Mar 21

It’s 2024 or nothing, says Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games bid co-chair

Paris is only interested in hosting the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, and not the 2028 Games, says the city’s bidding committee.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/olympics/39343954

Mar 20

Mo Farah: Doctor who gave controversial supplement infusion to face MPs

A doctor who administered a controversial treatment to Mo Farah is summoned to give evidence to MPs examining doping in sport.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/39331705

Mar 20

State of Sport: Amateur doping findings ‘concern’ sports minister

The extent of doping in amateur sport – as revealed by a poll for the BBC – is a “concern”, says sports minister Tracey Crouch.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/39329184

Mar 18

Mo Farah & Kadeena Cox win British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards awards

Sir Mo Farah and Kadeena Cox win sportsman and sportswoman of the year at the 2017 British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/39314017

Mar 16

Athlete Jessica Ennis-Hill announces second pregnancy

The 2012 Olympic heptathlon champion already has a two-year-old son.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-39291192

Mar 15

IAAF World Relays: Great Britain to send strong squad to Bahamas event

Britain announce a strong squad for the World Relays, including seven of the eight bronze medallists from the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/39285720

Mar 14

Runner jailed for stabbing UK Athletics staff

Lauren Jeska, a transgender runner, attacked a UK Athletics worker in a hormone samples row.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-39266777

Mar 13

Commonwealth Games: Durban, South Africa will not host Games in 2022

The 2022 Commonwealth Games will no longer take place in Durban, which was set to be the first African city to host the event.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/commonwealth-games/39256432

Mar 13

Life ban for Russian doctor over doping athletes

Russian sports doctor Sergei Portugalov is banned for life by the Court of Arbitration for Sport which says there is “clear evidence” he doped athletes.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/39253411

Mar 10

Wada critical of Isinbayeva’s anti-doping role

Yelena Isinbayeva’s election to a key role within Russia’s anti-doping agency is criticised by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/39230432

Mar 10

Jo Pavey: How does a busy mum and Olympic athlete train? It’s a family affair!

Five-time Olympian Jo Pavey explains how she juggles training with a busy family life – by bringing the whole family with her.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/get-inspired/39052693

Mar 09

Shelley-Ann Fraser-Pryce: Pregnant sprinter to miss World Athletics Championships

World 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will miss this summer’s World Athletics Championships because she is pregnant.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/39213817

Mar 08

Mo Farah: Supplement infusion ‘not recorded properly by UK Athletics’

UK Athletics staff may have failed to properly record a supplement infusion given to Olympic champion Mo Farah, the BBC learns.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/39213469

Mar 08

Russia doping reforms not happening quickly enough, says Wada chief

Russia’s anti-doping reforms are not happening quickly enough, World Anti-Doping Agency director general Olivier Niggli tells BBC Sport.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/39211566

Mar 08

Richard Kilty: European gold medallist ‘ran like a kid at school’

Richard Kilty says running like “a kid in school” helped him win his gold medal at the European Indoor Championships.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/39204850

Mar 08

Isobel Pooley: British high jumper on rehab, women in sport and proving #thisgirlcan

Rehabbing, women in sport and loving the new me. GB high jumper Isobel Pooley’s return from injury is going swimmingly.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/39132076

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