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Great Britain’s World triple jump gold medal winner Phillips Idowu has withdrawn from the World Indoor Championships in Doha later this week.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…

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…

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.

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…

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’.

Injured Marvin Anderson will be ready next week

By Gary Smith, World-Track The dark clouds circling around the uncertainty of Marvin Anderson’s fitness for the Aviva London Grand Prix at the end of this month seems to passing on, with managements optimistic he will be ready for the meeting. Anderson pulled out of the 200m at the Lausanne Grand Prix last week after…