Category Archive: Athletics

Athletics News

Aug 13

It was a goodbye to everything, says Bolt – watch & read

Usain Bolt was “saying goodbye to everything” and “almost cried” as his successful career closed at the World Championships.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40919834

Aug 13

Usain Bolt says final goodbye to athletics at World Championships in London

Usain Bolt says his final farewell to athletics – and performs his signature celebration – on the final night of the World Athletics Championships in London.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40917796

Aug 13

GB women win 4x400m silver as men take bronze in London – video & report

Great Britain’s women win silver in the 4x400m relay and the men’s quartet take bronze on the closing night of the World Championships.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40919285

Aug 13

World Athletics Championships 2017: Bronze for GB men as Trinidad shock USA in 4x400m

Britain’s men win bronze in the 4x400m final as Trinidad & Tobago upset the odds to beat the USA.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40919647

Aug 13

Watch: GB women claim silver in 4x400m final

Great Britain’s women win silver in the 4x400m relay to secure the nation’s fifth medal of the World Championships, with the USA taking gold.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40919644

Aug 13

Muir to miss Commonwealth Games – to take vet exams

Laura Muir tells BBC Scotland she will miss next year’s Commonwealth Games as she will be preparing for veterinary medicine exams.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40917946

Aug 13

World Athletics Championships 2017: Gold for Elijah Manangoi in 1500m final

Kenya’s Elijah Manangoi takes 1500m gold ahead of compatriot Timothy Cheruiyot and Norway’s Filip Ingebrigtsen, with Britain’s Chris O’Hare last.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40919261

Aug 13

World Athletics Championships 2017: Caster Semenya wins gold in the 800m final with Lynsey Sharp finishing eighth

South Africa’s Caster Semenya wins gold in the 800m final with a new personal best, with Britain’s Lynsey Sharp finishing eighth.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40919258

Aug 13

World Championships 2017: Richard Bowker sees ‘fantastic crop’ of GB talent

British athletics has a “fantastic crop of talent”, according to the new UK Athletics chair Richard Bowker.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40919224

Aug 13

Watch: 5,000m gold for Kenya’s Obiri as Muir finishes sixth

Kenya’s Hellen Obiri claims gold in the Women’s 5,000m final as Britain’s Laura Muir finishes sixth in her first major 5,000m final with Eilish McColgan 10th.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40919255

Aug 13

Semenya cruises to 800m gold in London – video & report

South Africa’s Caster Semenya wins women’s 800m gold in imperious style on the closing night of the World Championships in London.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40918098

Aug 13

World Athletics 2017: ‘Distraught’ Tom Bosworth disqualified from walk

Great Britain’s Tom Bosworth is disqualified from the 20km walk at the World Athletics Championships, after receiving three red cards.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40917859

Aug 13

Farah accuses media of ‘trying to destroy’ legacy

Mo Farah accuses sections of the media for trying to “destroy” his legacy over his relationship with coach Alberto Salazar.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40916306

Aug 13

World Championships 2017: Tom Bosworth disqualified as Eider Arevalo wins gold

Britain’s Tom Bosworth is disqualified in the men’s 20km walk at the World Championships in London, as Eider Arevalo wins gold.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40917589

Aug 13

World Championships 2017: Behind-the-scenes with GB’s medal winning relay team

Great Britain’s Daryll Neita takes you behind the scenes on her journey from training camp to winning a silver medal at the World Championships in London.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40917790

Aug 13

Mo Farah frustrated by Alberto Salazar criticism

Mo Farah is left frustrated as he is questioned about his association with US coach Alberto Salazar, saying “you can write what you like” as everything he has achieved has been “through hard work”.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40917787

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