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Britain's Phillips Idowu pulls out of World Indoors

Great Britain’s World triple jump gold medal winner Phillips Idowu has withdrawn from the World Indoor Championships in Doha later this week. The 31-year-old, who won World Championship gold outdoors in Berlin last summer, made the decision for personal reasons following the birth of his second child last week. Idowu said: “I am gutted not to be representing the Aviva GB Team in Doha and... 

British boss Charles van Commenee predicts medal success in Doha

Charles van Commenee refuses to name specific colours, but firmly believes there is a great chance the Aviva Great Britain team will return from next weekend’s World Indoor Championships with at least five medals. UK Athletics’ dynamic head coach is highly confident Dwain Chambers, Jessica Ennis, Phillips Idowu, Jenny Meadows and the men’s 4×400 metres relay team will achieve... 

Dayron Robles Remains Perfect In 2010

Olympic champion hurdler Dayron Robles remained perfect in four races this season at the Aviva Grand Prix on Saturday, while injury-hit Christian Olsson won his first triple jump competition in three years. Although beaten out of the blocks by Dutch hurdler Gregory Sedoc, Robles pulled away to victory in 7.44 seconds. Petr Svoboda of the Czech Republic took second in 7.57. “That was very good... 

Complete results – Aviva International Match Glasgow

Complete results from Saturday’s Aviva International Match Glasgow. Some winners at the meeting were Jessica Ennis, who defeat favourite Lolo Jones in the women’s 60 metres hurdles dash – running a national record and a new world leading mark of 7.95seconds. American David Oliver, Jamaica’s Novlene Williams, Carmelita Jeter, LaShuantea Moore…among others registered... 

Carmelita Jeter opens with 60m victory in Glasgow

Carmelita Jeter of USA celebrates winning in Greece in 10.67s PHOTO/James Davis American speedster Carmelita Jeter opened her season with a victory in the women’s 60m dash at Saturday’s Aviva International Match in Glasgow. Jeter, who is using these competitions as preparation for the upcoming IAAF World Indoor Championships – should she make the United States’ team – won... 

Jessica Ennis Sets Record And Beat Lolo Jones In Glasgow

Great Britain’s multi-athlete super star Jessica Ennis defeated favourite Lolo Jones in the women’s 60 metres hurdles dash at Saturday’s Aviva International Match Glasgow. Ennis, competing as a guest athlete at the meeting sped to a national record and new world leading time of 7.95seconds to win the event ahead of reigning World Indoor champion Jones, who was competing for the... 

UKA Indoor and Outdoor Season Predict Strong 2010

Jamaica's Usain Bolt races home to win the 200m at the Brussels Golden League PHOTO/Allsports The 2010 season is set to be a special year for athletics in the UK, with a calendar packed full of potential great performances and hopefully some new records to celebrate. The season kicks off at Glasgow’s Kelvin Hall, where the team vs team format is certain to generate an electric atmosphere... 

The Aviva Grand Prix – High Jump competition

On 20th February 2010, at The Aviva Grand Prix in Birmingham’s NIA, UKA will be taking the high jump to a new level. In addition to a full schedule of world class athletics, the Aviva Grand Prix will host a new competition: ‘Extreme High Jump’. Introducing extreme youth sports to the world of athletics, this exciting, unique event will see British high jumpers compete against the UK’s top... 

American Carmelita Jeter targeting Glasgow victory

Carmelita Jeter of USA celebrates winning in Greece in 10.67s PHOTO/James DavisAmerican sprinter Carmelita Jeter is looking forward to her first visit to Glasgow and hopes that she can impress the Scottish crowd with a dazzling performance, when she runs in the USA team at the Aviva International Match on January 30 at the Kelvin Hall. Last season Jeter recorded the fastest time by a woman over 100m... 

Antiguan Daniel Bailey maps out three meeting on his way to Doha

Antiguan super star sprinter Daniel Bailey races in the 100m in Berlin (PHOTO/Paul Allen) Antiguan super star sprinter Daniel Bailey has been confirmed for three indoor meeting, his manager Cubie Seegobin told World-Track on Friday. Seegobin confirmed that the World Championships finallist will open his season at the 103rd Millrose Games in New York City on Jan 29, where he is set to match strides... 
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