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Athletics

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

After the excitement of the inaugural Athletics World Cup at London Stadium, fans can expect more drama at the Muller Anniversary Games this weekend.

Eight times British 100m champion and European record holder Dwain Chambers has joined forces with North London’s Lee Valley Athletics Centre to launch Mini Racers - a new sprint competition for six to 11-year-olds.

Two London Olympians who took part in London 2012 have backed a campaign to help secure the future of the London Youth Games, Europe’s largest youth sports festival.

More than 100 runners gathered at Potter’s Field Park, Tower Bridge, for the start of the I Move London Relay. Joined by Daley Thompson CBE, runners from all 32 London boroughs ran the first leg of the 4000 mile run, a world record attempt for the longest, continuous relay which will last for 30 days and 30 nights.

Two of Great Britain’s leading athletics stars marked one month to go until this year’s Müller Anniversary Games by inspiring the next generation at a school close to the London Stadium.

A brand new and unique running event is coming to London next month.

England’s men and women sprinted to 4x100m relay golds at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Dina Asher-Smith was delighted to win bronze in the women’s 200m at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

England’s Dina Asher-Smith won bronze in the 200m at the Commonwealth Games in Australia, with former UEL student Bianca Williams in seventh place.

There were mixed fortunes for England sprinters in the women’s 200m semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

England’s Adam Gemili played down injury fears after he reached the Commonwealth Games 100m final.

Woodford Green’s Mark Dry won bronze in the hammer for Scotland on the opening afternoon of athletics action at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

England’s Adam Gemili is ready to return as a solo star at the Commonwealth Games.

When you win a medal at the World Championships on your home track, you would think that would signal a successful summer – but not for Newham & Essex Beagles’ Rabah Yousif.

PT Matt Smith is preparing the Gazette’s running team for the Hackney Half – as well as bringing you regular fitness tips to encourage you to take on the race and help with training.

Thinking of taking on the Hackney Half this year but worried that you’re not ready?

Promising Hackney sprinter Reuben Arthur is hungry for more success at BUCS Nationals after claiming bronze on his debut last year.

Hackney will host the Virgin Sport Festival of Fitness in 2018, including its annual half marathon event in May.

London’s most talented cross-country runners will be out in force when the 2018 London Youth Games gets underway this weekend.

A City of London running event is breaking new ground with the launch of a crowdfunding campaign to help cover its costs.

Nominations are being welcomed for the Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Awards, in association with Vitality.

Mitchell-Blake: We smashed it to pieces

Sprint relay squads produce stunning results

Sir Mo Farah admitted his athletics career had been ‘incredible’ after signing off with 5,000 metre silver at the World Championships at London Stadium.

Sir Mo Farah ended his glorious track career with a silver medal in the 5,000 metres at the World Championships at London Stadium.

Children join lap of honour at World Championships

Sir Mo crowned World 10,000 metres champion

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