Category: Athletics

Athletics News

Dec 28

Sophie Kamlish: Para-athlete does not want to be known as ‘Blade Babe’

World Para-athletics champion amputee sprinter Sophie Kamlish says she does not want to be known as the next “Blade Babe”.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/42487500

Dec 26

Russian doping: IOC accused of ‘cowardice’ over Rodchenkov

The IOC is accused of “cowardice” for failing to help a former Russian anti-doping official turned whistleblower.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/42487917

Dec 26

Luvo Manyonga: Drugs, redemption and jumping far

The 2017 world long jump champion Luvo Manyonga talks about his battle with crystal meth and of his desire to break the long jump record.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/42419148

Dec 23

Nigel Levine: British sprinter fails drugs test

British sprinter Nigel Levine, who suffered a broken pelvis in a crash earlier this year, fails a drugs test.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/42465404

Dec 22

That feeling when you put your out-of-office on for Christmas

British parkour athlete Katie McDonnell helps BBC Sport capture that feeling when you put your email out-of-office on for the Christmas holidays.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/42399452

Dec 20

Love blossoms as Lynsey Sharp and Andrew Butchart launch Scots’ team tartan

Scottish athletes Andrew Butchart and Lynsey Sharp hope their new-found love will help as they bid for Commonwealth Games glory.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/42417678

Dec 19

World and Para-athletics Championships bring in more than £107m to London

Hosting the 2017 World and Para-athletics Championships brings in more than £107m to London, a study has shown.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/42411573

Dec 19

The amazing world of sport in 2017: best viral clips – video review

A dog halting a football match for over seven minutes, a defender scoring an own goal with an overhead kick, the world’s first front-flip in a monster truck: 2017 had it all. From the good and the bad to the downright ugly, we take a look back of some …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/video/2017/dec/19/the-amazing-world-of-sport-in-2017-video-review

Dec 19

Gatlin ‘shocked and surprised’ over coach allegations

World champion sprinter Justin Gatlin is “shocked and surprised” at doping allegations made against his coach and an agent.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/42409433

Dec 19

Gatlin’s coach & agent face anti-doping investigation

Athletics anti-doping officials launch an investigation into what IAAF president Lord Coe calls “serious allegations” about world champion sprinter Justin Gatlin’s coach and an agent.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/42406063

Dec 18

‘I can’t stop staring at the trophy’ – Farah shocked to win

Sir Mo Farah says he was shocked to be voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 and “never thought I would win having come so close before”.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/sports-personality/42388258

Dec 18

BBC Sport advent calendar: Mo Farah wins historic 10,000m world title

On day 18 of BBC Sport’s advent calendar, watch four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah win his third consecutive gold in the 10,000m at the World Championships.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/42387858

Dec 17

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017: World 10,000m champion Mo Farah wins

Sir Mo Farah is voted Sports Personality of the Year 2017 after winning his third successive world 10,000m title.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/sports-personality/42387099

Dec 17

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017: Coach award for sprint trio Blomkvist, Malcolm & Maguire

Benke Blomkvist, Stephen Maguire and Christian Malcolm, who helped GB’s men’s 4x100m team to world gold, win Coach of the Year at the BBC Sports Personality awards.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/sports-personality/42336972

Dec 17

Sports Personality of the Year 2017: Mo Farah wins top award

Watch as Sir Mo Farah wins the 2017 Sports Personality of the Year award.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/sports-personality/42387852

Dec 17

Sports Personality of the Year 2017: Mo Farah upstaged by his son

Watch as Sir Mo Farah’s young son steals the limelight during his father’s interview on Sports Personality of the Year 2017.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/sports-personality/42387540