BRITISH ATHLETICS today sent a strong signal of intent by selecting its first choice relay squads for the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas on 22-23 April 2017. Brimming with talent, the squads include nine Olympic relay medallists, 10 World Championship relay medallists and 15 European relay medallists.
ACCORDING TO IAAF Legendary sprinter Kim Collins will join Usain Bolt in retiring from the sport at the IAAF World Championships London 2017
BRITISH ATHLETICS have today announced a 16-strong team ahead of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Kampala, Uganda on Sunday 26 March 2017.
Theresa Ione “Tessa” Sanderson, CBE was born 14 March 1956, is an English former javelin thrower and heptathlete who competed in the javelin competition in every one of the six Olympics from 1976–1996 winning the gold medal in 1984 for Great Britain. She is the second track and field athlete, after Lia Manoliu (discus), to compete at six Olympics.
TWO-TIME European indoor champion Laura Muir has sparked a huge rush for tickets for this summer’s IAAF World Championships London 2017 (04-13 August) following her stunning double gold medal win in Belgrade.
TICKETS HAVE returned to sale today (8 March) for both the World Para Athletics Championships (14-23 July) and the IAAF World Championships London 2017 (04-13 August) with availability once more within all sessions. Organisers have also increased the availability of the massively popular ‘Bolt ticket’ – a £9.58 children’s ticket in honour of the legendary
LED BY superb gold medals from Laura Muir (coach: Andy Young) and Asha Philip (Steve Fudge) over 3000m and 60m respectively, the British Athletics team ended the third and final day of the European Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia with 10 medals – an equal best tally at the championships – to finish second in
ANDY POZZI (coach: Benke Blomkvist) struck European Indoor gold in superb fashion to win British Athletics’ first medal of the 2017 European Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia.