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I want 9.4secs at Olympics - Bolt

Wed, 18 Apr 2012 21:43:47 GMT

Usain Bolt wants to "amaze" the world at London 2012 by running 9.4 seconds for the 100m and 19 seconds for the 200m.



GB team 'can hit medal target'

Wed, 18 Apr 2012 09:11:30 GMT

UK Athletics head coach Charles van Commenee insists his squad can hit his target of eight medals at the London Olympics.



Athletes get Olympic ticket boost

Wed, 18 Apr 2012 10:17:15 GMT

UK Athletics says it will buy tickets to ensure athletes' friends and families can watch them perform at the London Olympics.



Mutai to defend title after fever

Fri, 20 Apr 2012 10:20:18 GMT

Emmanuel Mutai determined to defend his London Marathon title on Sunday, despite contracting typhoid last month.



Gebrselassie ends Olympic dream

Tue, 17 Apr 2012 13:57:59 GMT

Former marathon world record holder Haile Gebrselassie gives up on his dream of competing in the London 2012 marathon.



Merrien in top form for Marathon

Fri, 20 Apr 2012 14:35:18 GMT

Guernsey's Lee Merrien is in the form of this life as he prepares to try and qualify for the Olympics in Sunday's London Marathon.



Greene announces Rome race date

Mon, 16 Apr 2012 22:04:20 GMT

Olympic 400m hurdles gold hopeful Dai Greene confirms his Diamond League season will begin in Rome on 31 May.



Radcliffe beaten by Gebrselassie

Mon, 16 Apr 2012 12:24:23 GMT

Haile Gebrselassie easily outpaces Paula Radcliffe in Sunday's "Emperor versus the Queen" half marathon in Vienna.



Jennings meets Olympics standard

Mon, 16 Apr 2012 09:15:26 GMT

Ireland's selectors are handed a dilemma after Catriona Jennings becomes the fourth Irish woman to run inside the 'A' standard for the Olympics.



Jenkins second in World Triathlon

Mon, 16 Apr 2012 09:17:21 GMT

Britain's Helen Jenkins finishes second in the opening round of the World Triathlon Series, behind Australia's Erin Densham.



Williams defends Team GB position

Thu, 12 Apr 2012 15:29:00 GMT

Delano Williams defends his decision to try out for Great Britain, because his native Turks and Caicos cannot compete at London 2012.



GB draw on Petitclerc experience

Wed, 11 Apr 2012 05:27:35 GMT

Canadian star helps Paralympic hopefuls



Radcliffe backs 'Plastic Brits'

Fri, 06 Apr 2012 08:01:21 GMT

Paula Radcliffe insists Britain should get behind their Olympic athletes, even if they were born elsewhere.



Athletics halted after Greek cuts

Tue, 10 Apr 2012 10:07:46 GMT

Greece's athletics federation suspends domestic events because of spending cuts - although they will still compete in London 2012.



Fans help Greene buy 2012 tickets

Tue, 27 Mar 2012 11:38:47 GMT

Dai Greene is one of several British Olympic athletes to receive extra London 2012 tickets for their families thanks to help from sports fans.