Athletics


Britain names final athletics squad for Beijing


 

JULY 19 - CRAIG PICKERING (pictured) and Tyrone Edgar will join Simeon Williamson in the British 100 metres team for next month's Olympic Games after Dwain Chambers failed to win his High Court judgement to run in Beijing yesterday.













New UK Athletics role could fit Coe

 

altSEPTEMBER 4 - SEBASTIAN COE (pictured) is the favourite to be given the role of chairman after UK Athletics announced today the creation of the new post to work alongside the next chief executive who will replace David Moorcroft.


Coe says "no" to official UK Athletics role

 

altSEPTEMBER 18 - Sebastian Coe (pictured) has ruled out the possibility of becoming the chairman of UK Athletics after he decided to accept an invitation to become the first head of FIFA’s ethics commission and because he does not want to be seen neglecting his duties of organising the 2012 Olympics in London.


UK Athletics to advertise key roles

 

altSEPTEMBER 29 - UK ATHLETICS is to officially advertise for a new chairman and chief executive in The Sunday Times this weekend. Odgers, a firm of headhunters, are leading the search for both roles, the closing date of which is October 23.