2017

August 11, 2017 08:29 PM

More IAAF World Championships Firsts As Historic Festival Of Race Walks Set For The Mall

 First ever Festival of Race Walks in IAAF World Championships history with four races all to be staged on the same day The women’s 50km race walk will take place for the first time ever at a Championships bringing parity with men&rsquo...

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July 24, 2017 06:32 PM

Win Tickets to London 2017 Athletics

Win tickets to see Usain Bolt's Last ever race at the IAAF World Athletics Championships   Date: Saturday, 5th August 2017   Want to support a great charity?! Donate a minimum of £5.00 to Track Academy, to support our Sport Education an...

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July 14, 2017 06:10 PM

Biggest opening weekend of World Para Athletics Championships ever as fans #FilltheStadium

World Para Athletics Championships kick off the Summer of World Athletics today with ten days of action at the London Stadium Record crowds expected throughout opening weekend, culminating in record schools attendance on Monday and Tuesday morning...

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July 11, 2017 08:20 PM

London athletes feature in strong British World Champs squad

British Athletics has today announced a team of 78 athletes to compete at next month’s IAAF World Championships in London from 4-13 August 2017.   Reigning 5000m and 10,000m World Champion Mo Farah (coach: Alberto Salazar) headlines the team ...

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July 11, 2017 06:45 PM

Prince Harry shows his support for World Para Athletics Championships

Prince Harry today encouraged people to show their support for the world’s best Para Athletes when the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 come to London from 14 – 23 July.   In a joint appeal with Dave Henson, who last year won a...

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July 03, 2017 03:42 PM

Double Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox available for interview

WHAT? With just over ten days to go, double Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox will make her last UK media appearance ahead of the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (14-23 July).   Cox will compete in the T38 100m, 200m and 400m and T35-38 4x...

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June 27, 2017 03:33 PM

Celebrities team up with Olympians to launch national mental wellbeing campaign for the Summer of World Athletics

Celebrities, including Matt Johnson, Anna Williamson, Nick Bright and four-time Olympian Donna Fraser, have teamed up with England Athletics and Mind to launch a national campaign to highlight the importance of getting physically active for mental health and w...

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June 27, 2017 03:27 PM

Famous faces encourage nation to rekindle spirit of 2012 and #FillTheStadium

With more than over 230,000 tickets already sold, the UK is set to host the biggest and best World Para-athletics Championships ever. The Great British public have truly got behind the event racking up more ticket sales than all previous editions of the Cha...

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June 26, 2017 04:49 PM

Arnold and Greaves elected as team captains to #Represent the British Athletics team for the World Para Athletics Championships

British Athletics are proud to announce that reigning Paralympic and world F46 javelin champion Hollie Arnold (coach: David Parker) and nine-time Paralympic and world medallist Dan Greaves (John Godina) have been chosen as Team Captains to represent the Britis...

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June 23, 2017 03:28 PM

Organisers announce more than 230,000 tickets sold for World Para Athletics Championships London 2017

Organisers of the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 announce record sales for any Para Sport World Championships with more than 230,000 tickets sold With just three weeks to go until opening night on 14 July, Fans are urged to get beh...

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