England Athletics restructuring means redunancies


altOCTOBER 21 - ENGLAND ATHLETICS are to make between 15 to 20 staff redundant in a restructuring of their nine semi-autonomous regional business units into a single national team designed to boost the sport in the build-up to London 2012, they announced today.

New role for former UK Athletics chief executive


altOCTOBER 27 - DAVID MOORCROFT (pictured), the former chief executive of UK Athletics, has been appointed as the chairman of a new personal fitness training company that is hoping to encourage people to get active in the build-up to London 2012, it was announced today.

UK Athletics confirm departure of Collins


altSEPTEMBER 1 - UK ATHLETICS today announced that Dave Collins (pictured) had been sacked as the performance director after they failed to meet their medal target at the Beijing Olympics, as predicted on insidethegames yesterday.

Drugs cheat Christie wants UK Athletics role


SEPTEMBER 6 - CONVICTED drugs cheat Linford Christie (pictured) said today that he thinks he could do a good job as the new head coach of UK Athletics.


The 1992 Olympic 100 metres champion said that he believed that he should replace Dave Collins, who was sacked as the performance director after Britain's performance in Beijing, their worst in the Games since the introduction of National Lottery funding 12 years ago.