Athletics News

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Latest Athletics News from the BBC:

Muir faces 'Andy Murray problem', says coach - competing against best ever
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:37:13 +0000
Laura Muir would have multiple global titles by now were she not up against some of the best runners of all time, says her coach Andy Young.

Athletes told not to refuse drug tests over sample bottles
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:37:13 +0000
Athletes are told by UK Anti-Doping (Ukad) not to refuse to take a drugs test if they are given discontinued sample bottles.

Norman sets world record - in only his third indoor 400m race
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:37:13 +0000
American Michael Norman breaks the world indoor 400m record with a time of 44.52 seconds in only his third race in the event.

Commonwealth Games: Wales' Dewi Griffiths ruled out by injury
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:37:13 +0000
Wales suffer a "huge loss" as 5,000m and 10,000m runner Dewi Griffiths is ruled out of the Commonwealth Games with injury.

Kathrine Switzer: Female pioneer to run in London 51 years after running Boston Marathon
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:37:13 +0000
An athlete who made history as the first woman given an official number in the Boston Marathon will take part in this year's London race.

Thousands raised for triathlete who was attacked with chainsaw
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:37:13 +0000
Mhlengi Gwala is now "doing well" after surgery, an official has told the BBC.

Sir Mo Farah stands by racial harassment claim and lodges complaint with German police
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:37:13 +0000
Britain's Sir Mo Farah stands by his claim he was racially harassed at Munich airport and lodges a complaint with German police.

International Women's Day - five GB sportswomen to watch in 2018
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:37:13 +0000
An ironman triathlete, a goalkeeper and an 11-year-old prodigy - who are the amazing sportswomen to keep an eye on in 2018?

Rankings v records - new system to change athletics
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:37:13 +0000
The new IAAF ranking system will change how athletes plan their season, but could it also change the conversation from a troublesome past?

Olympic and world champion hurdler McLeod to miss Commonwealths
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:37:13 +0000
Jamaica's Omar McLeod will miss the Commonwealth games in Australia because 'he did not make himself available', team officials say.