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17/08/2018
World'd best Athletes prepare to shine at Müller Grand Prix
Home heroes Dina Asher-Smith, Zharnel Hughes, Laura Muir and Katarina Johnson-Thompson were joined by international stars Noah Lyles and Sandi Morris on media duty earlier today as they and the world’s best athletes prepare for tomorrow’s Müller Grand Prix at the Alexander Stadium (18 August).
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16/08/2018
Clegg and Chiassaro chosen as team captains for the WPA Euro
Libby Clegg (club: Charnwood, coach: Joe McDonnell) and Richard Chiassaro (Harlow, Jenni Banks) have been voted British team captains by their teammates for the World Para Athletics European Championships.
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03/12/2015
Record Breakers Schippers & Asher-Smith will go Head to Head
Sprint sensations Dafne Schippers and Dina Asher-Smith set to meet over 60m at the Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix in February
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03/12/2015
European Cross Country Champion Steel in 36 Strong Team
British Athletics’ today announced the 36-strong team heading to the European Cross Country Championships including reigning champion Gemma Steel (coach: John Nuttall) who will defend her senior women’s title in Hyères, France on Sunday 13 December.
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03/12/2015
Sporting scholar Jenny Nesbitt gets GB call
University of Bath student Jenny Nesbitt has been named in a 36-strong British Athletics squad for the European Cross Country Championships in France.
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01/12/2015
SPAR European Cross Country Championships
SOPHIE DUARTE, the 2013 gold medallist, will spearhead an immensely strong team from the host nation France at next month’s SPAR European Cross Country Championships in Hyères.
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01/12/2015
Gemma is steeling herself for Hyères
A year ago in Samokov they could not be separated on time - and there was almost a repeat of that sensational outcome as Gemma Steel showed her form on Saturday ahead of the defence of her SPAR European Cross Country title.
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30/11/2015
Steel and Millington are Number One in Liverpool
Gemma Steel (coach: John Nuttall, Charnwood) and Ross Millington (Steve Vernon, Stockport) won the senior/U23 women’s and men’s races respectively at the highly competitive Liverpool Cross Challenge
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20/11/2015
2015-2016 Futures Athletics Programme Announced
British Athletics’ have today announced that 34 athletes have been invited to join the 2015-2016 British Athletics Futures Programme incorporating Para-Futures
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11/11/2015
Statement of European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen
Today in Frankfurt, Germany, I led a long-planned special meeting of the European Athletics Council and nine current or past European members of the IAAF Council.
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10/11/2015
2015-16 World Class Performance Programmes Selections
UK Athletics, the national governing body for British Athletics, has announced today the Olympic and Paralympic athletes who have been offered support through its World Class Performance Programme (WCPP) for 2015 – 2016.
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09/11/2015
Davies and Damen Clinch Cross Challenge Wins
Jonny Davies (coach: Rob McKim, club: Reading/Run Fast) and Louise Damen (self-coached, Winchester) both enjoyed dominant wins in the opening round of the British Athletics Cross Challenge series at Tear Drop Lakes in Milton Keynes.
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24/07/2015
Asher-Smith & Omoregie excited Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games
British 100m record holder Dina Asher-Smith (coach: John Blackie) and European U23 110m hurdles champion David Omoregie (Benke Blomkvist) spoke to the media ahead of an exciting weekend of athletics at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games on 24-26 July at The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
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19/06/2015
European Team Championships: Cheboksary 2015
A 46-strong team representing Great Britain & Northern Ireland is in Russia this weekend for the European Team Championships in Cheboksary (20 – 21 June 2015).
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15/06/2015
Paul Blake and Sophie Kamlish race to victory
Paul Blake posted the fastest T36 400m time this year as the University of Bath-based athlete claimed victory at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Grosseto, Italy.
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26/05/2015
Hurdler King sets European standard at Loughborough
University of Bath athlete David King set the qualifying standard for this summer’s European U23 Championships as he helped England to overall victory at the Loughborough International on Sunday.
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12/05/2015
Katarina Johnson-Thompson withdraw from Hypo-Meeting, Gotzi
European Indoor Pentathlon gold medallist Katarina Johnson-Thompson (coach: Mike Holmes) has announced her withdrawal from the combined events Hypo-Meeting, Gotzis on 30-31 May.
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11/05/2015
Ennis-Hill and Porter share the delight
Jessica Ennis-Hill is not used to finishing third but for once it did not matter. It was all about the return, the feeling of being back on the track again.
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05/05/2015
Pavey to miss IAAF World Championships
European 10,000m gold medallist Jo Pavey (coach: Gavin Pavey) will miss the forthcoming IAAF World Championships in Beijing this August.
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05/05/2015
Championship record for Kirsten McAslan
Kirsten McAslan set a new 400m championship record and there was a 400m hurdles one-two for Jack Houghton and Jacob Paul during an excellent weekend for University of Bath students at the British Universities and Colleges (BUCS) Outdoor Athletics Championships.
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04/05/2015
Kaya is a European record-breaker
His medal haul already speaks for itself but Turkey’s Ali Kaya produced one of the best performances of his young career to break the European under-23 10,000m record in Mersin on Saturday.
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04/05/2015
Aneliya Nuneva – Returning to her roots in athletics
When Aneliya Nuneva, the 100m silver medalist at the 1986 European Athletics Championships and one of Bulgaria’s most successful athletes, emigrated to the USA upon retiring from competitive sport, many could be forgiven for assuming that her contribution to track and field in her homeland was over.
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04/05/2015
Stefanidi & Barr voted Euro Athletes of the Month
Ekaterini Stefanidi of Greece and Ireland's Thomas Barr have been voted European Athletes of the Month for April.
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17/02/2015
14 Olympic and 33 World Medallists Confirmed
A total of 14 Olympic and 33 world medallists have confirmed that they will compete at the Sainsbury’s Indoor Grand Prix, which take place on Saturday 21 February.
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17/02/2015
Clarke and McAslan strike gold at British Indoor Champs
Lawrence Clarke continued his impressive run of form in the 60m hurdles winning the Sainsbury’s Indoor British Championships in 7.69, having set a new personal best of 7.59 last week in France.
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17/02/2015
Ujah Determined Ahead of Sainsbury’s Indoor British Champs
Chijindu Ujah (coach: Jonas Tawiah-Dodoo, club: Enfield & Haringey) was in confident mood on the eve of the Sainsbury’s Indoor British Championships in Sheffield.
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11/02/2015
Birmingham & Glasgow to Co-Host Sainsbury’s Indoor Gran Prix
British Athletics has unveiled a new look timetable that will see the world’s biggest Indoor athletics Grand Prix alternate between two venues over the next five years.
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10/02/2015
Reigning Champions to Return to Sainsbury’s Indoor Champs
A total of 12 reigning British champions will look to win another title at the Sainsbury’s Indoor British Championships, which take place on 14-15 February.
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26/01/2015
Britain's Richard Kilty disqualified on indoor comeback
World indoor champion Richard Kilty was disqualified for a false start in the 60m final on his indoor comeback at the Glasgow International Match.
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23/01/2015
Kilty Looking Forward to Sainsbury’s Glasgow International
On the eve of the Sainsbury’s Glasgow International Match, World Indoor 60m champion Richard Kilty looked ahead to the event at the Emirates Arena
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04/11/2014
2014-15 World Class Performance Programme Selections
UKA, the national governing body for British Athletics, has announced the Olympic and Paralympic athletes that will be supported by the World Class Performance Programme (WCPP) for 2014 – 2015.
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07/09/2014
Top-20 finishes for young pair of Choong and Cooke
Britain’s young pentathletes produced solid performances but couldn’t add to the team’s medal haul at the Modern Pentathlon World Championships in Poland today (Saturday).
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07/09/2014
Samantha Murray is the new modern pentathlon world champion
Britain’s Samantha Murray is the new modern pentathlon world champion after striking gold in Warsaw today (Friday).
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07/09/2014
Samantha Murray wins modern pentathlon World Championship
Britain’s Samantha Murray is the new modern pentathlon world champion after winning the title in Warsaw, Poland today (Friday).
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07/09/2014
Cooke and Choong progress to men’s final at World Champs
Two of Britain’s young athletes have qualified for the men’s final at the Modern Pentathlon World Championships in Poland.
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06/09/2014
GB trio qualify for World Championships final
Great Britain will have three athletes competing in the women’s final at the Modern Pentathlon World Championships in Poland on Friday after Samantha Murray, Kate French and Freyja Prentice qualified from the heats today.
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06/09/2014
IAAF and Great North Run to display dramatic opening
To mark the Bupa Great North Run becoming the first ever running event to reach a historic millionth finish, a spectacular opening ceremony will be hosted on the banks of the Tyne on Thursday 4 September.
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06/09/2014
Cooke and Toolis are seventh in men’s relay
Britain’s Jamie Cooke and Tom Toolis finished in a creditable seventh place in the first men’s competition of the 2014 Modern Pentathlon World Championships in Poland today (Tuesday).
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06/09/2014
Great Britain ends ITU World Championships with relay gold
The Great Britain Triathlon Team finished the ITU World Championships in style with a gold medal in the Under 23/Junior Mixed Relay
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06/09/2014
GB miss out on opening day of World Championships
Britain’s Samantha Murray and Alice Fitton missed out on the medals in the opening competition of the 2014 Modern Pentathlon World Championships in Poland today (Monday).
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01/09/2014
Many world-leading athletes expected in Marrakech
With less than two weeks to go until the IAAF Continental Cup, the teams are close to being finalised and many of the world’s best athletes are set to compete in Marrakech on 13-14 September.
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01/09/2014
Britain's pentathletes in good shape for World Championships
Britain’s modern pentathletes get their 2014 World Championships campaign underway in Warsaw on Monday (1 September).
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29/08/2014
Excellent viewing figures and market shares for Zurich 2014
Broadcasters across the continent continue to report excellent viewing figures and market shares for the 12-17 August Zurich 2014 European Athletics Championships as the European Broadcasting Union compiles its final television report for European Athletics.
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26/08/2014
Diamond Race update ahead of first final in Zurich
The Diamond Race champions in some events have already been decided, but athletes must compete in the IAAF Diamond League final for their discipline to secure the USD$40,000 bonus and the Diamond Race trophy.
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25/08/2014
Sainsbury's Birmingham Grand Prix all set for Fireworks
Olympic and newly-crowned European champions Mo Farah (coach: Alberto Salazar) and Greg Rutherford (Jonas Tawiah-Dodoo) headline an all-star cast for Sunday's Sainsbury's Birmingham Grand Prix at the Alexander Stadium
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25/08/2014
GB & NI Soar High in Swansea
Great Britain & Northern Ireland moved back into second place in the medal table at the IPC European Championships in Swansea after the team claimed 11 medals on the penultimate day of action in South Wales.
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19/08/2014
Child’s play for Eilidh, the new European champion
University of Bath-based athlete Eilidh Child is celebrating winning gold and bronze medals at the European Championships in Switzerland.
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19/08/2014
Sharp and Child safely through in Zurich
Tom Bosworth (coach: Andi Drake) got the second morning of Zurich 2014 off to a good start, putting in a strong showing in the men’s 20km race walk, which took place on the streets of Zurich city centre. In wet conditions, the Leeds AC man passed 10km bang on personal best schedule, in nineteenth place
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19/08/2014
Pavey Gives GB & NI the Mother of all Starts
Just as she did at Glasgow 2014, Jo Pavey (coach: Gavin Pavey) defied her age once again to kick away from a stellar 10,000m field and take European Championship gold at the age of 40.
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11/08/2014
GB pentathletes prepare for World Championships
An 11-strong Pentathlon GB squad featuring Olympic silver medallist Samantha Murray and former world champion Mhairi Spence has been selected to compete at next month’s World Championships in Poland.
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11/08/2014
Sayers Confirmed as Captain
Goldie Sayers (Mark Roberson) has today been announced as Great Britain & Northern Ireland team captain for the European Championships in Zurich, Switzerland 12-17 August 2014.
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11/08/2014
Silver lining for Bath-based pair at Glasgow 2014
University of Bath-based athletes Eilidh Child and Jazmin Sawyers collected a brace of silver medals on day eight of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games tonight (Thursday).
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30/07/2014
Lake wins her second World Junior Gold
Morgan Lake (coach: Eldon Lake, club: Windsor Slough Eton & Hounslow) was crowned double world junior champion on the final day of the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon, as she added high jump gold to the heptathlon title she won earlier in the week
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30/07/2014
Richards wins 400M Hurdles Silver
Shona Richards (coach: Marina Armstrong, club: Windsor Slough Eton & Hounslow) won GB & NI’s fourth medal at the IAAF World Junior Championships as she clinched 400m hurdles silver on the penultimate day of the championships in Eugene, Oregon.
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30/07/2014
Hylton Fourth in 200M Final in Eugene
Shannon Hylton (coach: John Blackie, club: Blackheath & Bromley) was the highlight of day four at the IAAF World Junior Championships for GB & NI as she finished fourth in the 200m on a sunny evening at Hayward Field in Eugene.
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30/07/2014
Omoregie Wins 110M Hurdles World Junior Bronze
David Omoregie (coach: Mike Guest, Cardiff) won a bronze medal in the 110m hurdles on day three of the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene,
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30/07/2014
IAAF World Junior Championships - David Omoregie
Flash quote 3 – IAAF World Junior Championships
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27/07/2014
Lake and Asher-Smith Win World Junior Gold in Eugene
GB & NI won two gold medals on day two of the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon, as Morgan Lake (coach: Eldon Lake, club: Windsor Slough Eton & Hounslow) was crowned heptathlon champion and Dina Asher-Smith (John Blackie, Blackheath & Bromley) took gold in the 100m.
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27/07/2014
IAAF World Junior Championships - Dina Asher-Smith
Flash quote 2 – IAAF World Junior Championships - Dina Asher-Smith
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27/07/2014
IAAF World Junior Championships - Morgan Lake
I don’t even think it’s sunk in yet, I’m so happy. I’ve wanted it for so long, I haven’t really spoken about it with anyone because I didn’t want to jinx it.
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23/07/2014
GB & NI Team Announced for IPC Athletics Euro Championship
Ten current Paralympic and world champions have been named in a 56-strong GB & NI team sponsored by Sainsbury’s heading to the IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea on 18-23 August.
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21/07/2014
Curry and Toolis win bronze at European Championships
Sam Curry and Tom Toolis made sure Britain’s campaign at the Modern Pentathlon European Championships ended on a high note
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21/07/2014
Silver lining for Murray and Evans at European Championships
Samantha Murray and Joe Evans won Britain’s first medal of the Modern Pentathlon European Championships when they took mixed relay silver in Hungary today (Monday)
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16/07/2014
Evans 13th at European Championships
Britain’s modern pentathletes missed out on the medals in the men’s final at the European Championships in Hungary today (Sunday).
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16/07/2014
British women edged out of medals at European Championships
Britain’s women missed out on the medals at the Modern Pentathlon European Championships in Hungary today (Saturday).
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16/07/2014
Trio through to men’s final at European Championships
Britain’s Nick Woodridge, Joe Evans and Joe Choong will contest the men’s final at the Modern Pentathlon European Championships in Hungary on Sunday after qualifying from the heats today
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11/07/2014
Trio selected for World Juniors
University of Bath student Jacob Paul has been selected to represent Great Britain at this month’s World Junior Championships in the USA.
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11/07/2014
British quartet progress to European Championships final
All four British women have qualified safely for Saturday’s Modern Pentathlon European Championships final in Székesfehérvár, Hungary.
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01/07/2014
Murray and Choong defend GB Open titles
Samantha Murray and Joe Choong both successfully defended their titles at the GB Open Modern Pentathlon Championships in Solihull today (Sunday).
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16/06/2014
Reid named in Northern Ireland team
Sprinter Leon Reid was today named in the Northern Ireland team to compete at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
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16/06/2014
GB & NI Team European Team Championships
h Athletics today named a 48-strong team to represent Great Britain & Northern Ireland at the European Team Championships in Braunschweig, Germany on 21 – 22 June.
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16/06/2014
Britain’s pentathletes to tackle GB Open in Solihull
Olympic silver medallist Samantha Murray and former world champion Mhairi Spence are among an array of the country’s most talented modern pentathletes competing at the GB Open Pentathlon Championships in Solihull later this month.
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16/06/2014
Britain’s French finishes fourth at World Cup Final
Britain’s Kate French achieved the best result of her modern pentathlon career to date by finishing fourth on her World Cup Final debut in Florida.
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06/06/2014
Students and alumni among athletes selected for Glasgow 2014
Students and alumni feature among the 32 athletes with University of Bath links selected to compete at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
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06/06/2014
Britain’s French prepares for World Cup Final debut
Britain’s Kate French is looking forward to competing at her first Modern Pentathlon World Cup Final in Sarasota, Florida on Friday (6 June).
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28/05/2014
Evans 16th and Curry 21st at World Juniors
Britain’s men couldn’t add to the team gold won by the women yesterday at the Modern Pentathlon World Junior Championships in Poland.
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28/05/2014
It’s GOLD for British Women
Britain’s women secured team gold at the Modern Pentathlon World Junior Championships in Poland today (Saturday).
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28/05/2014
Evans and Curry progress to men’s final
Joe Evans and Sam Curry will fly the flag for Great Britain in the men’s final at the Modern Pentathlon World Junior Championships in Poland on Sunday (25 May).
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28/05/2014
British trio progress to final at World Junior Champs
Alice FItton, Francesca Summers and Jo Muir all qualified from the heats in Drzonków today, but Maili MacKenzie missed out.
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21/05/2014
Sprinters Shine if Loughborough Sun
On a glorious day where the Paula Radcliffe Stadium was basked in sunshine, there were many personal and season’s best performances by GB & NI juniors and some of the UK’s top athletes.
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17/05/2014
Evans looking forward to World Juniors
Twenty-year-old Joe Evans contests his first major competition of the year when he represents Great Britain at the World Junior Championships in Poland next week (20 to 26 May).
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15/05/2014
GB & NI Juniors all set for Loughborough International
Sprint sensation Dina Asher-Smith (coach: John Blackie) headlines a strong Great Britain & Northern Ireland junior team to compete at the annual Loughborough International Athletics Match this Sunday 18 May.
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13/05/2014
GB & NI Team for World Relay Chapionships
British Athletics today named a 24-strong team to represent Great Britain & Northern Ireland at the inaugural IAAF World Relay Championships in Nassau, Bahamas on 24 – 25 May.
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09/05/2014
Plenty of positives from Hungary World Cup
GB coach Istvan Nemeth drew plenty of positives from the women’s final at the Modern Pentathlon World Cup in Kecskemét, Hungary today (Saturday).
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30/04/2014
Spence and Fitton set for Hungary World Cup
They feature in a five-strong British team for the event, which gets underway in Kecskemét on Thursday (1 May).
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20/04/2014
10th place finish for GB pair at Chengdu World Cup
The young British pairing of Kate French and Sam Curry came 10th in the mixed relay – the final event of the Modern Pentathlon World Cup in Chengdu, China today (Sunday).
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20/04/2014
10th place finish for GB pair at Chengdu World Cup
The young British pairing of Kate French and Sam Curry came 10th in the mixed relay – the final event of the Modern Pentathlon World Cup in Chengdu, China today (Sunday).
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16/04/2014
GB trio through to Chengdu World Cup final
All three British women competing at the Modern Pentathlon World Cup in China have progressed through to Friday’s final.
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16/04/2014
Cram Joins British Athletics Endurance Programme.
British Athletics have today announced that Steve Cram has joined the British Athletics Endurance Programme.
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16/04/2014
Muir wins gold and Choong silver at junior international
Two young British pentathletes produced strong performances to secure podium places at the Milan Kadlec Memorial junior international competition in Prague at the weekend.
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14/04/2014
Muir wins gold and Choong silver at junior international
Two young British pentathletes produced strong performances to secure podium places at the Milan Kadlec Memorial junior international competition in Prague at the weekend.
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14/04/2014
Tasker set for World Cup debut in China
Twenty-year-old Luke Tasker is set to make his Modern Pentathlon World Cup debut at this week’s competition in Chengdu, China.
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14/04/2014
Hundreds of young athletes enjoy competing at Olympic Park
Hundreds of young athletes had the opportunity to compete at one of the iconic sporting venues of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games over the weekend.
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14/03/2014
Maguire appointed head of Head of Power, sprints & hurdles
British Athletics have today announced that Stephen Maguire has been appointed to the post of Head of Power – sprints and sprint hurdles.
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14/03/2014
Child leads GB relay quartet to world bronze
University of Bath-based athlete Eilidh Child landed another medal on the world stage when she led the Great Britain 4x400m quartet to bronze at the World Indoor Championships in Poland.
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14/03/2014
Strong start for GB & NI on day two in Sopot
Great Britain & Northern Ireland got off to a flying start of day two of the World Indoor Championships with six athletes and both 4x400m relay teams making it through their respective heats in Sopot, Poland.
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14/03/2014
Sprint duo storm through in Sopot
Richard Kilty (coach: Rana Reider) and Dwain Chambers (Reider) stormed through their respective heats to secure their berths in the 60m semi-finals at the World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland.
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07/03/2014
Adeoye, Osagie & Levine Through to Next Round in Sopot
Great Britain & Northern Ireland got their IAAF World Indoor Championships campaign underway this morning with Nigel Levine (coach: Linford Christie), Andrew Osagie (Craig Winrow) and Margaret Adeoye (Christie) securing their passage into the next round in Sopot, Poland.
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07/03/2014
Black Confident of Strong Performances in Sopot
British Athletics’ Performance Director Neil Black was today joined by Great Britain & Northern Ireland captain EIlidh Child, Asha Philip and Andrew Pozzi ahead of the IAAF World Indoor Championships, which get underway on 7-9 March.
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07/03/2014
GB & NI Team for IAAF World Half Marathon Announced
Following the trial race at the Reading half marathon last weekend, British Athletics will be sending four athletes to the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark on Saturday 29 March.
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07/03/2014
Child to captain GB at World Indoor Championships
University of Bath-based Eilidh Child said she was ‘shocked and honoured’ to be asked to captain the Great Britain team at this week’s World Indoor Championships.
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07/03/2014
GB & NI Team Head to Portugal for European Olympic Throws
British Athletics has today announced a team of seven athletes that will travel to Leiria, Portugal, for the European Cup Winter Throws competition on the 15 - 16 March.
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25/02/2014
Young GB team to contest World Cup 1 in Mexico
A young eight-strong British team will contest the first modern pentathlon World Cup of 2014 at Acapulco in Mexico this week.
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18/02/2014
GB & NI Team Set for IAAF World Indoors
A 35-strong team have been named to represent Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland on 7-9 March.
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10/02/2014
Pozzi strikes gold at British Indoor Champs
Andrew Pozzi’s gold medal in the 60m hurdles was the pick of the Bath performances at the Sainsbury’s British Athletics Indoor Championships at the weekend.
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10/02/2014
New Heights Scaled at Indoor Championships
The first day of action at the Sainsbury’s British Athletics Indoor Championships saw a number of exciting head to heads as coveted British Indoor Championship titles were won
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07/02/2014
RAK is ready to rumble
The arrival of the annual RAK Half Marathon each February means it’s game-face time for many of the world’s top road racers
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26/01/2014
Scotland Brave World Class Athletes
A thrilling Sainsbury’s Glasgow International Match, which included 13 wins for British Athletes, proved the perfect curtain raiser to the indoor season at the Emirates Arena.
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24/01/2014
British Athletics 2014 Indoor Season Sells Out
British Athletics confirmed today that all three of the 2014 indoor athletics events are sold out, with a record number of athletics fans attending four days of world-class athletics in Glasgow, Sheffield and Birmingham.
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24/01/2014
Sharp to be presented with European Gold in Glasgow
British Athletics today confirmed that European 800m champion Lynsey Sharp, who was coached by Dave Sunderland when she competed in Helsinki, will be presented her 2012 European Championships gold medal in front of her home crowd
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24/01/2014
British Athletics launches Club:Connect
British Athletics has today launched Club:Connect, a campaign that aims to use major televised athletics events to reward and recognise the vital role that clubs at all levels play in nurturing athletes through their career
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24/01/2014
World Class Scotland Team Announced for Sainsbury’s Int'l
British Athletics and Scottish Athletics today announced the full Scotland team for the Sainsbury’s Glasgow International Match on Saturday 25 January, which will be led by world 4x400m bronze medallist Eilidh Child (coach: Malcolm Arnold).
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17/01/2014
Bahamas Relay Squad to headline Commonwealth Team in Glasgow
Bahamas’ Olympic 4x400m gold medal winning team will headline the Commonwealth Select team at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow International Match on Saturday 25 January.
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14/01/2014
Sharman to captain GB & NI in Glaasgow
World 110m hurdles finalist William Sharman (coach: Jerzy Maciukiewicz) will captain a 30-strong GB & NI team for the Sainsbury’s Glasgow International Match on Saturday 25 January 2014.
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14/01/2014
Britain’s pentathletes get season underway
Britain’s modern pentathletes will get their season underway at the first of two GB national ranking competitions in Bath this weekend.
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09/01/2014
Porter, Bleasdale, Meadows & Procto to Star in Glasgow
Tiffany Porter (coach: Rana Reider), Holly Bleasdale (Scott Simpson), Jenny Meadows (Trevor Painter) and Shara Proctor (Reider) have all confirmed that they will compete at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow International Match on Saturday 25 January.
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09/01/2014
BUPA Great Edinburgh XCountry
A 36 strong Great Britain and Northern Ireland team, which includes four-time European Cross Country junior medallist Emelia Gorecka (Coach: Mick Woods) making her senior debut
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08/01/2014
GB & NI Team selected for Combined Events Indoor Match
A 20-strong GB & NI team has been selected for the Combined Events International Indoor Match in Sheffield on 25-26 January.
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08/01/2014
Double Olympian Weale announces retirement
Modern pentathlete Sam Weale has announced his retirement from the sport after a career spanning more than a decade that saw him compete at two Olympic Games.
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02/01/2014
Sainsbury's to Sponsor British Athletics Events
British Athletics has announced that Sainsbury’s has signed a new long-term deal, building on the momentum of the 2012 Paralympics and driving even higher levels of Para-athletics participation at major UK sporting events.
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20/12/2013
Woodbridge named modern pentathlete of the year
World Championship silver medallist Nick Woodbridge has collected the British Modern Pentathlon Athlete of the Year Award for 2013.
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14/12/2013
Euro Medalists Named in GB & NI Team
Four individual medallists from the European Cross Country Championships have been named on the GB & NI team for the Bupa Great Edinburgh XCountry, which takes place at Holyrood Park on Saturday January 11.
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09/12/2013
GB & NI Top Medal Table with Nine Medals
Great Britain & Northern Ireland continued their dominance at the European Cross Country Championships as they topped the medal table with a total of nine medals on a cold day in Belgrade, Serbia.
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06/12/2013
Olympic Stars to Line Up in Glasgow
Olympic long jump gold medallist Greg Rutherford and Olympic high jump bronze medallist Robbie Grabarz (coach: Fuzz Ahmed) have confirmed that they will compete at the Glasgow British Athletics International Match on Saturday 25 January 2014.
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18/11/2013
Turner appointed as first female IAAF Int' Tech Official
Linda Turner has become the first British woman to be appointed to the role of International Technical Official (ITO) by the IAAF. Turner will hold the position up to 2017 and joins Chris Cohen, who has been an ITO since 2009
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18/11/2013
Cardiff and Birmingham to Host World Championship Event
The UK is set to host more IAAF global athletics championships after Cardiff and Birmingham were awarded the 2016 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships and 2018 IAAF World Indoor Championships respectively.
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08/11/2013
Sayers selected onto WCPP 2013-14
Goldie Sayers (coach: Mark Roberson) has been included on the World Class Performance Programme (WCPP) for 2013-14.
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30/10/2013
Eilidh Child to Star at Glasgow Int'l Match
World 4x400m bronze medallist Eilidh Child (coach: Malcolm Arnold) has confirmed that she will compete at the Glasgow British Athletics International Match on Saturday 25 January 2014.
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30/10/2013
Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games Nominated for 2 Global Awards
The Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games staged by British Athletics has been nominated in two categories in the International Sports Events Management (ISEM) awards – Outstanding Team Contribution and Best Use of Event Overlay and Facilities.
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30/10/2013
Eilidh named Scottish Athlete of the Year
University of Bath-based athlete Eilidh Child has been named Scottish Athlete of the Year for 2013.
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30/10/2013
It’s a team award, says Bartu
Pentathlon GB Performance Director Jan Bartu has won a prestigious West Country sports award.
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20/10/2013
Reading to Host IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Trial
British Athletics has confirmed that the Reading Half Marathon will act as the official trial race for the 2014 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, which will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark on Saturday 29 March.
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20/10/2013
World Class Performance Programme (WCPP) for 2013- 2014
UKA, the national governing body for British athletics, has announced the Olympic and Paralympic athletes that will be supported by the World Class Performance Programme (WCPP) for 2013- 2014.
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22/09/2013
Mahon to leave British Athletics Endurance post
British Athletics has today confirmed that Lead Endurance Coach Terrence Mahon is leaving his post based at the Loughborough Institute and will return to the USA later this year.
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13/09/2013
Nuttal takes up Qatar role
British Athletics has today announced that Endurance Coach John Nuttall will be leaving the UK for a new role in Qatar.
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07/09/2013
Nike to partner British Athletics to 2020
British Athletics today announced that Nike will become their official sportswear partner in a seven year deal through to the end of 2020
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07/09/2013
Grass Roots Sport Celebrated Alongside London 2012 Stars
London 2012 medallists David Weir, Christine Ohuruogu and Joanna Rowsell will attend a glittering awards ceremony celebrating London sport at all levels at BAFTA in the West End on Tuesday 10 September.
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28/08/2013
GB just miss out on ending campaign on a high note
Great Britain just missed out on ending their Modern Pentathlon World Championships campaign on a high note, finishing fifth in the final competition of the championships in Chinese Taipei today (Tuesday).
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27/08/2013
Fourth for GB on penultimate day of World Champs
The British team finished just outside the medals for the second time in as many days at the Modern Pentathlon World Championships in Chinese Taipei today (Monday).
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26/08/2013
GB just miss out on adding third medal to World Champs tally
Britain’s pentathletes just missed out on adding a third medal to their Modern Pentathlon World Championships campaign haul when Samantha Murray and Joe Evans finished fourth in the mixed team relay today (Sunday
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25/08/2013
GB women take team gold
The British team are celebrating a stunning day at the Modern Pentathlon World Championships today (Saturday) with the women wining team gold and Nick Woodbridge taking individual silver in the men’s competition.
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24/08/2013
Murray leads as final postponed by typhoon
Samantha Murray, Britain’s London 2012 Olympic silver medallist, sits on top of the leaderboard in the women’s final at the Modern Pentathlon World Championships in Chinese Taipei.
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21/08/2013
GB team ready to go at World Champs
Britain’s Mhairi Spence begins the defence of her World Championship crown in Chinese Taipei tomorrow (Wednesday) at the biggest modern pentathlon competition since the London 2012 Olympics.
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19/08/2013
GB & NI Women 4X100M Relay Bronze in Moscow
The IAAF World Championships came to a close in Moscow today with GB & NI winning bronze in the women’s 4x100m relay to take the team's total medal count to six.
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19/08/2013
GB & NI Women 4th in 4 * 100m Relay on Final Day
The IAAF World Championships came to a close in Moscow today with a fourth place finish in the women’s 4x100m relay the highlight of the final day for GB & NI.
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17/08/2013
Personal best for Gemili
All four individual British athletes, as well as the Great Britain & Northern Ireland women’s 4x400m relay team, safely made it through their heats during the morning session of day seven at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow.
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17/08/2013
Jen’s pentathlon is one of her best challenges yet
A woman who has made a year-long challenge out of tackling lots of different sports says she enjoyed meeting some of the country’s top multi-sport athletes past and present as she took on her very own modern pentathlon test.
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17/08/2013
England Finishes Fouth in 1500M in Moscow
Hannah England (coach: Bud Baldaro) finished fourth in the women’s 1500m final in the evening session of day six at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow.
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17/08/2013
Farah Becomes Double World Champion in Moscow
Mo Farah (coach: Alberto Salazar) clinched a dramatic gold medal in the 5,000m at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, his second gold medal of the championship and Great Britain & Northern Ireland’s third.
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13/08/2013
Jen to tackle modern pentathlon challenge
A woman who has taken the maxim of inspiring a generation very much to heart will be tackling a modern pentathlon challenge at Pentathlon GB’s high performance centre at the University of Bath tomorrow (Wednesday).
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13/08/2013
Ohuruogu wins Gold in British record time in Moscow
Christine Ohuruogu (coach: Lloyd Cowan) set a new British record of 49.41 in the 400m to win GB & NI’s second gold medal at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow.
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12/08/2013
Six GB & NI athletes progress to semi-finals in moscow
Six GB & NI athletes made it through to the semi-finals during the morning session of the third day at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow.
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12/08/2013
Ohuruogu powers into 400m final in Moscow
GB & NI team captain Christine Ohuruogu (coach: Lloyd Cowan) put in another impressive performance as she qualified for tomorrow’s 400m final in emphatic style in the evening session of the second day at the IAAF World Championships.
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12/08/2013
Four of GB & NI’s athletes progress in Moscow
Four of GB & NI’s athletes progressed from their heats in the morning session of the second day at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow.
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09/08/2013
Evans and Woodbridge confirmed for World Championships
Nineteen-year-old Joe Evans and double Olympian Nick Woodbridge have both been confirmed in the British team to compete at this month’s Modern Pentathlon World Championships in Chinese Taipei.
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02/08/2013
Ennis - Hill out of GB & NI Team for World Chapionships
British Athletics has today confirmed that Jessica Ennis-Hill (coach: Toni Minichiello), Olympic heptathlon Champion, will not compete at the World Championships in Athletics in Moscow 10-18 August.
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02/08/2013
Ohuruogu to lead GB & NI into Moscow World Championships
British Athletics has today named Christine Ohuruogu (coach: Lloyd Cowan) as captain to the Great Britain and Northern Ireland team for the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, Russia.
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02/08/2013
Rutherford confirmed for Moscow
British Athletics has today confirmed the final selection name to the Great Britain and Northern Ireland team for the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, Russia 10-18 August.
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29/07/2013
Four World Records on Final Day
The Sainsbury’s International Para Challenge brought an incredible weekend of athletics action to a close at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, a fitting celebration a year on from the Olympic Games opening ceremony.
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29/07/2013
GB & NI Mark Final Day in Lyon
Shelly Woods (coach: Jenni Banks) was the last athlete in action for GB & NI at the IPC World Athletics Championships as the team finished a successful campaign with a total of 29 medals.
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28/07/2013
Kamlish & McBride make it 29 Medals for GB & NI in Lyon
On the penultimate day of the IPC World Athletics Championships, there were two bronze medals won by Sophie Kamlish (coach: Rob Ellchuk) in the T44 200m and Erin McBride (Stan Roberts), who made her GB & NI debut in the T13 400m.
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28/07/2013
Outstanding Ohuruogu Outruns Competition
There were three GB & NI winners on the second day of the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games, as the London leg of the IAAF Diamond League reached new heights thanks to numerous meeting records.
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27/07/2013
GB & NI Medal Count up to 27 after Day 7 in Lyon
There were another three medals for GB & NI on day seven of the IPC World Athletics Championships as the track temperatures soared to over 40 degrees Celsius at Lyon’s Stade de Parilly.
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27/07/2013
Blake adds silver to gold at World Championships
Bath-based athlete Paul Blake was just edged out of a double gold medal winning performance at the IPC Athletics World Championships in France today (Friday).
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27/07/2013
Ennis-Hill & Farah Excited for London Return
The much anticipated Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games kicks off this evening, and this morning Jessica Ennis-Hill (coach: Toni Minichiello) and Mo Farah (Alberto Salazar) found time to pose for photographs by the Tower of London, and discuss what it means to return to the scene of their greatest triumphs tomorrow afternoon.
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27/07/2013
Bolt Stars on First Night of Sainsbury's Anniversary Games
With memories of London 2012 still fresh in their memories, 65,000 spectators packed out the Queen Elizabeth Stadium to provide an electric atmosphere on the first night of the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games.
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26/07/2013
Bolt and Dasaolu go Head to Head
With just one day to go before the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games, Usain Bolt, the fastest man on the planet, and James Dasaolu (coach: Steve Fudge), the second fastest Briton ever came together to discuss the weekend’s action.
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25/07/2013
British Athletics Extend Broadcasting Partnership with BBC
British Athletics today confirmed that British athletics events will continue to be shown on terrestrial television through to 2020 following an extension to the current broadcasting rights agreement with the BBC.
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25/07/2013
Spence bids to defend title as British team prepares
Britain’s Mhairi Spence gets the opportunity to defend her World Championship crown when she competes at the most important modern pentathlon competition since the London 2012 Olympics next month.
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24/07/2013
T44 100m final - Gold medal - Jonnie Peacock
I’m probably the luckiest guy in the world, because I shouldn’t have won like that.
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24/07/2013
T42 200m gold - Richard Whitehead
I'm happy, I'm a double world champion with two golds so I can't complain. But I left my performance today to the last minute so that frustrated me a bit. But a win is a win, I'll take that.
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24/07/2013
New Deal Secures Athletics Legacy
A historic agreement announced today will see the Stadium in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park annually host a wide spectrum of key athletics events, from regional and national age group championships through to elite international events.
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23/07/2013
Seven Medals for GB & NI on Third Day in Lyon
GB & NI continued their impressive start to the IPC World Athletics Championships, as the team picked up a total of seven medals including three gold medals on the third day in Lyon.
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23/07/2013
Blake strike gold at World Champs
University of Bath-based athlete Paul Blake struck gold at the IPC Athletics World Championships in France this morning.
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22/07/2013
Pearson breaks World Record to secure Discuss Gold
Josie Pearson (coach: Anthony Hughes) added a world title to her Paralympic gold from London 2012, as she increased her world record by over half a metre to win the F51/52/53 discus at the IPC World Athletics Championships.
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22/07/2013
Record breaking performance for fantastic GB & NI Team
Nine golds, six silvers and four bronze medals meant that Great Britain & Northern Ireland topped the medal standings at the 2013 European Junior Championships in Rieti, Italy.
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22/07/2013
Euro Athletics Junior Champs Flash Quote - Women's Long Jump
Jazmin Sawyers – European Long Jump Silver Medallist – 6.63m (+0.5m/s)
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22/07/2013
Euro Athletics Junior Champs Flash Quote - Men's 3000mS/C
Zak Seddon – European Junior 3000mS/C Champion – 8.45.91
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22/07/2013
Euro Athletics Junior Champs Flash Quote - Men's 400mH
Jacob Paul – European Junior 400mH Bronze Medallist – 50.71
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22/07/2013
Athletics Junior Champs Flash Quote - Women's 400m Hurdles
Hayley McLean – European Junior 400mH Champion – 57.26
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22/07/2013
Euro Athletics Junior Champs Flash Quote - Men's Discus
Nick Percy – European Junior Discus Silver Medallist – 62.04m
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22/07/2013
GB & NI Juniors produce best single session
Just short of one year on from the anniversary of ‘Super Saturday’ the GB & NI junior team produced their own 2013 version, securing an unprecedented nine medals in one session at the European Athletics Junior Championships.
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21/07/2013
Euro Athletics Junior ChampsFlash Quote - Men's 5000m
Jonathan Davies – European Junior 5000m Bronze Medallist – 14.36.62
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21/07/2013
Euro Athletics Junior Champs Flash Quote - Women's 3000m
Emelia Gorecka – European Junior 3000m Champion – 9.12.53
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21/07/2013
Euro Athletics Junior Championships Flash Quote - Men's 200m
Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake – European Junior 200m Champion – 20.62 (-0.7m/s
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21/07/2013
Euro Athletics Junior Championships Flash Quote - Men's 1500
Jake Wightman – European Junior 1500m Champion – 3.44.14
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21/07/2013
Euro Athletics Junior Champs Flash Quote - Women's 200 mtr
Dina Asher-Smith – European Junior 200m Champion – 23.29 (-2.2m/s)
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21/07/2013
Euro Athletics Junior ChampisFlash Quote - Women's Shot Put
Sophie McKinna – European Junior Shot Put Silver Medallist – 17.09m
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20/07/2013
Unstoppable Ujah Kick Starts GB & NI Medal Tally
Chijindu Ujah (Coach: Jonas Tawiah-Dodoo) sent the travelling British fans into raptures here in Rieti as he became the tenth man from Great Britain & Northern Ireland to win the European Junior 100m title.
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20/07/2013
Euro Athletics Junior Champs Flash Quote - Men's Long Jump
Elliot Safo – European Junior Long Jump Champion – 7.86m (-0.3m/s)
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20/07/2013
Euro Athletics Junior Championships Flash Quote - Women' 100
Sophie Papps – European Junior 100m silver medallist – 11.72 (-1.0m/s)
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20/07/2013
European Athletics Junior Championsip Flash Quote - Men's 10
Chijindu Ujah – European Junior 100m Champion 10.40 (-1.5m/s)
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20/07/2013
Racewalker Wright Added to World Championships Team
British Athletics has today added a further name to the Great Britain and Northern Ireland team for the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, Russia 10-18 August.
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18/07/2013
French and Cooke round of Euro campaign with fifth place
Kate French and Jamie Cooke couldn't end Britain’s Modern Pentathlon European Championships campaign on a high note as they just missed out on the mixed relay medals in Poland today (Wednesday).
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17/07/2013
GB men miss out on medals on penultimate day of Euro Champs
Britain’s men couldn’t add to the team medal haul on the penultimate day of the Modern Pentathlon European Championships in Poland today (Tuesday), finishing fifth in the team competition.
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16/07/2013
British team secure third medal of European Championships
Great Britain secured their third medal of the 2013 Modern Pentathlon European Championships as Kate French, Samantha Murray and Mhairi Spence won the women’s team gold in Poland today (Monday).
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16/07/2013
Greene steps up the pace ahead of World Championships
Reigning world champion Dai Greene ran a season’s best to take 400m hurdles gold at the Sainsbury’s British Championships in Birmingham at the weekend.
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16/07/2013
Gold and silver for Talbot at European Under-23 Champs
University of Bath-based sprinter Danny Talbot is celebrating a brace of medals at the European Under-23 Championships in Finland.
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14/07/2013
Langfor Wins Bronze as GB & NI Add to Medal Tally
GB & NI completed the medal set as Kyle Langford (coach: George Harrison) broke his personal best for the second time in Donetsk to win bronze in the 800m at the IAAF World Youth Championships.
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14/07/2013
Sainsbury's British Championsips Day 2
On the hottest day of the year, James Dasaolu (coach: Steve Fudge) became the second fastest man in British 100m history at the Sainsbury’s British Championships.
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