Callum Hawkins made his competitive return from his heat-induced collapse during the Commonwealth Games marathon in Gold Coast last month when racing at the Vitality London 10,000 in the British capital today.
Towards the end of this month’s broadcast of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards, Michael Johnson introduced the Lifetime Achievement Award, which was presented this year to Britain’s retired former Olympic and world heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill. In the course of his short address to the camera the former US sprinter - who finished his athletics career with four Olympic and eight world golds - spoke of how top performers had to accept and then deal with the pressure of expectation.
Alan Hubbard: Joshua in pole position for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 as Hamilton faces taxing time
Anthony Joshua now has a real fight on his hands – not in the ring but for the title of Sports Personality of the Year.
Sir Mo Farah became the first athlete to win four Great North Run titles in a row today as he overtook Jake Robertson with 400 metres remaining to sprint home in 60min 06sec, with the New Zealander, who had tried to get away over the final mile, second in 60:12 and Ethiopia’s Olympic marathon silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa third in 61:32.
Sir Mo Farah’s dedicated road-running career starts tomorrow as he seeks a fourth consecutive win at the Simplyhealth Great North Run - but this will be no victory parade for the 34-year-old Briton given the recent addition to the field of Olympic marathon silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa.
Britain's Mo Farah will make his final track appearance at tomorrow's meeting in Zurich - the first of the two 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League finals - but the 5,000 metres race will be anything but a victory parade for the 34-year-old Londoner.
On an afternoon when Sir Mo Farah ran and won his final track race on British soil, Qatar’s high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim produced the stand-out performance at the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) Diamond League in Birmingham.
Usain Bolt offered evidence here tonight that he can finish his career at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships on the gold standard.
Sir Mo Farah overcame one of the toughest challenges of his career to produce a tactical masterclass and win the first gold medal of the International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships here.
Usain Bolt's chances of a golden finale to his career have received a boost after it was confirmed his 100 metres title rival Andre De Grasse will not feature at the International Association of Athletics Federations(IAAF) World Championships, due to start here tomorrow.
Kendra Harrison made a winning return to the London track on which she broke the 28-year-old world 100 metres hurdles record last year, clocking up a 21st consecutive victory in 12.39sec at the ninth International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting of the season.
A year on from breaking the long-standing 100 metre hurdles world record at London’s Olympic Stadium, Kendra Harrison will return tomorrow for the ninth International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting of the season.
Christian Taylor produced the fourth best triple jump of all time - 18.11 metres - to win on the second day of the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon.
Genzebe Dibaba will attempt to break the women's world 5,000 metre record tomorrow at Hayward Field in Eugene on the opening night of the third International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting of the season.
A former UK Athletics doctor has been summoned by Members of Parliament to explain why he injected four-time Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah with a controversial supplement.