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August 8, 2017
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World Champs: BBC must share blame for British athletics slump

Five days in. One medal. Only one serious prospect of another medal. Given all of the promises of the ‘legacy’ of London 2012, and that this […]
August 7, 2017
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World Champs: 10 things we’ve learnt from the first few days

London is most certainly open: London is open. London is open. LONDON IS OPEN! How many more times? That was the long and short of son-of-a-bus-driver, London Mayor, […]
August 3, 2017
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 23:  Spectators arrive at the stadium during day two of the Muller Anniversary Games at The Stadium - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on July 23, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Stephen Pond - British Athletics/British Athletics via Getty Images)

15 things to expect…at the IAAF World Championships

1. Colin Jackson will be wearing a new waistcoat. 2. The crowd will be often celebrated as ‘the best in the world’. 3. Usain Bolt will […]
July 28, 2017
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Bob Smith: Tributes to a true hero of grassroots athletics

We were greatly saddened to hear of the passing of Bob Smith yesterday, a true hero of grassroots athletics. We spoke to Bob, team manager of Newham […]
July 26, 2017
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Truth behind the news: How bright is the future of British athletics?

Did you see the article in the Guardian today? Niels de Vos, the head of UK Athletics, insists the ‘future is bright’ despite recent evidence to the […]
July 25, 2017
The British Athletics Championships and World Trials at the Alexander Stadium, Birmingham, United Kingdom on 1-2 July 2017

World Champs: Fast times trump team trials in final selection

This isn’t the start of a campaign complaining of mistreatment or four hundred words bemoaning too-stringent qualifying standards This isn’t a woe is me offering on […]