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  • Congratulations to @Davidweir2012 & @J_Ennis who have been voted British Athletes of the Year by UKA fans #athletics

    Ennis and Weir voted British Athletes of the Year 18 Oct '12, 11am

    Jessica Ennis (Coach: Toni Minichiello) and David Weir (Jenny Archer) have been voted British Olympic and Paralympic Athlete of the Year for 2012 by athletics fans across the country. Ennis secured 48% of the vote, beating double Olympic Champion Mo Farah (Alberto Salazar) by just 4%,...

  • Worth a read for those with a lot to say about GB's 4x100 team #backtheteam

    Relay Frustrating 11 Aug '12, 8am

    11 August 2012 - Craig Pickering on last night's Olympic Stadium action: Well what a night! Another night without any more medals for Team GB. A night where suddenly everyone become an expert at the relay (on twitter and Facebook at least). And the second consecutive night that produc...

  • Peter Eriksson named as the new @UKA_athletics Olympic Head Coach. Read more: #athletics

    Eriksson confirmed as new Olympic Head Coach 29 Oct '12, 11am

    UK Athletics has today named Peter Eriksson as the newly appointed Olympic Head Coach. Eriksson, who will move on from his role as UKA’s Paralympic Head Coach with immediate effect, has worked for the governing body since January 2009. As Paralympic Head Coach he masterminded a dram...

  • With world class athletes competing at our events every year, register for 2013 tickets now: #athletics #backtheteam

    Register for 2013 Tickets 26 Aug '12, 11am

    Tickets for 2012 Aviva Series Events have sold out 2012 has been a thrilling year for athletics, and with world class athletes competing at our events every year, let's make 2013 even better! Register your details below to ensure you receive priority notice of tickets for the best sea...

  • GB&NI Team announced for the International Indoor Match Combined Events meeting in Valencia, Spain on 26-27 January

    International Indoor Match Combined Events 14 Jan '13, 3pm

    UKA has today announced the Great Britain and Northern Ireland team for the International Indoor Match Combined Events meeting in Valencia, Spain, on 26-27 January. The event will be held at Valencia’s Velodrom Lluis Puig Sports Hall, the same venue used for the 2008 IAAF World Indo...

  • Euro U23 Cross Champion Jess Coulson will lead strong GB & NI team at January 5th's Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country:

    Coulson headlines GB & NI team for Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross 13 Dec '12, 12pm

    Following her dominant performance in Budapest last weekend, European under-23 Cross Country Champion Jess Coulson (coach: Mick Woods) will once again pull on the GB & NI vest in the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country on Saturday 5th January at Holyrood Park. Coulson, from Stockport, ...

  • Ashley Cole is at the Olympics? @craig100m makes us chuckle with this lookalike spot in his blog:

    Pickering's View 06 Aug '12, 9am

    Bolt. Did you ever doubt him? I did. It looked to me that he had lost his spark this year. He looked very ordinary in getting beaten by Blake at the Jamaican trials. Then he came out in an interview on the eve of the Games saying that he was “about 95% fit.” That set the alarm bel...

  • #London2017 News - Dates confirmed for 2017 World Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium in London #athletics

    London 2017 Dates 31 Jul '12, 5pm

    The IAAF today confirmed the dates for the 2017 World Athletics Championships that will be held in the Olympic Stadium in London. The nine day competition will begin on Saturday 5 August and finish on Sunday 13 August. London was awarded the right to stage the Championships last Novem...