Charlotte Purdue: British marathon runner feels ‘thrown under a bus’ over Tokyo non-selection

Charlotte Purdue was the first British finisher at the 2019 London MarathonMarathon runner Charlotte Purdue says she feels "thrown under a bus" by UK Athletics (UKA) over her omission from Great Britain's Tokyo...

Leon Reid: Ireland sprinter on bail after being charged with drugs offences

Leon Reid is aiming to represent Ireland in the 200m at the Olympic Games in Tokyo this summerIrish sprinter Leon Reid has been charged with drug offences in England.Reid was released on bail...

Beth Potter runs second-fastest road 5km ever – and potential world record

Britain's Beth Potter ran the second-fastest 5km on the road ever by a female athlete at a race in the Lancashire village of Barrowford.Scottish runner Potter, 29, who competed at the 2016 Olympics,...

Tokyo 2020: First seven members of Team GB athletics squad confirmed

Olympic qualifier Chris Thompson explains his 'explosion of emotion'The first seven members of the Team GB athletics squad for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have been confirmed.Trials winners Chris Thompson and Stephanie Davis have...

GB Marathon Trials: Chris Thompson and Stephanie Davis take Tokyo Olympics spots

Chris Thompson will be 40 by the time the Tokyo Olympics start, while Stephanie Davis only ran her first marathon three years agoChris Thompson and Stephanie Davis qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics...

All you need to know about the GB marathon trials

Tom Bosworth. Ben Connor, Natasha Cockram and Lily Partridge are all competing on Friday morningDate: Friday 26 March Time: 06:00 GMT (walk) and 08:00 Venue: Kew Gardens, LondonCoverage: Live on the BBC Sport...

Tokyo 2020: Covid-19 pandemic will affect Olympic hopes, says Katarina Johnson-Thompson

Katarina Johnson-Thompson: "I was surprised that a number of sports featured only white competitors"World heptathlon champion Katarina Johnson-Thompson says Olympic success this summer will be determined by who has coped best with the...

How will controversial shoe tech affect Olympic marathon trials?

Welsh marathon runner Dewi Griffiths says advancements in running shoe technology are like being given "free time" in races.The 29-year-old is hoping to qualify for Tokyo when he competes in the Olympic marathon...

Tokyo Olympics: Up to 10 Russians can compete in track and field events as...

Russia's Mariya Lasitskene won high jump gold at the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha, competing under the Authorised Neutral Athletes (ANA) flagUp to 10 Russian track and field athletes will be able...

Elliot Giles: the story behind breaking a 38-year-old British record

Elliot Giles clocked one minute 43.63 seconds at the Copernicus Cup in Torun, Poland, last weekWhen he was 19, Great Britain's Elliot Giles was in what should have been a career-ending motorbike crash.The...
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