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Friday, February 8, 2019

Former European indoor high jump champion has been looking ahead to this weekend’s event in Birmingham

Virgin Sport is extending the Hackney Festival of Fitness 2019 offering to become the UK’s largest outdoor fitness festival.

A group of volunteers joined forces at a ‘Plogolution’ event around Hackney, writes Emdad Rahman.

Cricklefield Stadium in Ilford to host talent ID evening this week

‘Train Like A Champion’ to be based at two venues in the London Borough of Redbridge

Young sprinter reflects on successful year that saw him win relay gold at the Commonwealth Games

London-based coach Born Barikor is leading the way in keeping Londoners active, with his Our Parks initiative happening across the capital.

The Guinness World Record for the longest, continuous running relay was broken as the final baton holder crossed the finish line of the I Move London Relay at Tower Bridge, London at the weekend.

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.

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