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Women sport news - Yelena Isinbayeva plans her final farewell

Isinbayeva, 32, is retiring after the Olympics in Rio in 2016 which she hopes will be a summer where she can stretch her world record of 5.06m.

Women sport news - Seventh heaven for Meadows at the Indoor World Championships

2011 European Indoor champion Jenny Meadows (coach: Trevor Painter, Wigan AC) used her experience to great effect on day two of the Sainsbury's Indoor British Championships in Sheffield to take gold in the women's 800m.

Women sport news - Hugs Sweat and Cheers for Runners at Battersea Park

Spinal cord research charity Wings For Life, releases lighthearted video to celebrate the return of global running eventWorld Run

02. February Athletics347
Women sport news - Johnson-Thompson to defend Title at The Sainsbury's Indoor Championships

Johnson-Thompson to defend Title at The Sainsbury's Indoor Championships

With the added incentive of selection for the European Indoor Championships in Prague being at stake, many of GB & NI’s top athletes are expected to line up at the Sheffield’s EIS

23. January Athletics217
Women sport news - IAAF comment on sanctions for Russian Race Walkers

IAAF comment on sanctions for Russian Race Walkers

IAAF COMMENT ON SANCTIONS FOR RUSSIAN RACE WALKERS

12. December Athletics459
Women sport news - British Athletics Female Athletes of the year Announced

British Athletics Female Athletes of the year Announced

After a week-long public vote, British Athletics is delighted to announce the winners of the seven categories in its annual Athlete of the Year awards.

 

 

02. December Athletics398
Women sport news - Steel has an eye for gold in Samokov

Steel has an eye for gold in Samokov

Gemma Steel is determined to do all she can to complete a full set of medals at the SPAR European Cross Country Championships in Samokov.

18. November Athletics455
Women sport news - Beitia tops the Spanish poll

Beitia tops the Spanish poll

The decision by high jumper Ruth Beitia to end her brief 'retirement' from athletics in 2012 is once more reaping the rewards.

28. October Athletics731
Women sport news - It's silver for Gemma Steel in her quickest time at the Great South Run

It's silver for Gemma Steel in her quickest time at the Great South Run

Gemma Steel gave another demonstration of her outstanding quality in a tremendous race in the Great South Run on Sunday.

23. October Athletics591
Women sport news - Jessica Ennis-Hill is back in the old routine

Jessica Ennis-Hill is back in the old routine

Ennis, 28, gave birth to her first child, son Reggie, in July and this week she has begun the countdown to her return to the sport.
23. October Athletics417
Women sport news - Spotakova named European athlete of the month for September

Spotakova named European athlete of the month for September

Spotakova who won the Diamond League final in Brussels with a 2014 world-leading javelin throw of 67.99m.
12. October Athletics602
Women sport news - Schippers and Kuchina crowned at Golden Tracks ceremony in Baku Azerbaijan

Schippers and Kuchina crowned at Golden Tracks ceremony in Baku Azerbaijan

Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands was named European Female Athlete of the Year at the Golden Tracks awards ceremony in Baku, Azerbaijan, on Saturday evening. photo European Athletics
10. October Athletics658
Women sport news - Sally Pearson was announced as the winner of the coveted ‘The Don’ Award

Sally Pearson was announced as the winner of the coveted ‘The Don’ Award

A thrilled Athletics Australia President David Grace QC has extended his congratulations to Sally Pearson after she was announced as the winner of the coveted ‘The Don' Award
24. September Athletics373
Women sport news - Spotakova celebrates with the hard work not far away

Spotakova celebrates with the hard work not far away

With three titles in the bag, and her competitive year now over, Barbora Spotakova could describe the past few weeks in just one way. "This was a season that I could only dream about," she said.
23. September Athletics391
Women sport news - Isinbayeva back in the old routine

Isinbayeva back in the old routine

Yelena Isinbayeva, who missed this year as she became a mother, is set to return to training next month in her first step towards chasing a third Olympic gold medal in Rio in 2016.
15. September Athletics287
Women sport news - Team Europe win 10 events to triumph in Marrakech

Team Europe win 10 events to triumph in Marrakech

The strength of European athletics came to the forefront in remarkable fashion in Marrakech as the team won the IAAF Continental Cup on Sunday night in style.
04. September Athletics355
Women sport news - Triple marathon world record holder Fiona Smashes two of her own records.

Triple marathon world record holder Fiona Smashes two of her own records.

Guinness World Records validated the three records in 2013 in June this year and on 27th July Fiona broke 2 of them again.
02. September Athletics342
Women sport news - Wlodarczyk is on top of the world

Wlodarczyk is on top of the world

Anita Wlodarczyk completed an incredible period of her career in Berlin on Sunday when she broke the hammer world record.
01. September Athletics374
Women sport news - ISTAF Berlin - Berlin (GER)

ISTAF Berlin - Berlin (GER)

Kerron Stewart, Tiffany Porter and Tigist Assefa were among the winners of the ISTAF Athletics Meeting in Berlin yesterday.
19. August Athletics441
Women sport news -  Pearson confirms schedule

Pearson confirms schedule

After defending her Commonwealth title successfully in Glasgow, Sally Pearson (Qld) has confirmed her schedule for the remainder of the European season.
19. August Athletics297
Women sport news - Four years after beating cancer Moldner-Schmidt earns another emotional victory

Four years after beating cancer Moldner-Schmidt earns another emotional victory

Antje Moldner-Schmidt had predicted tears when she stood with the 3000m steeplechase gold medal around her neck – her finest achievement in a career punctuated in 2010 by treatment for lymph gland cancer.
17. August Athletics363
Women sport news - Moldner- Schmidt wins the 3000m Steeplechase Gold

Moldner- Schmidt wins the 3000m Steeplechase Gold

Antje Moldner-Schmidt fights for the line as she grabs the European Steeplechase title with a time of 9.29:43. Fouberg claims silver while Martin settles for bronze.
17. August Athletics307
Women sport news - Child wins 400m hurdles Gold/Sharp settles for silver

Child wins 400m hurdles Gold/Sharp settles for silver

Lynsey Sharp of Great Britain has not done a thing wrong at these European Athletics Championships, but the defending champion had no answer to the finishing speed of Belarus athlete Maryna Arzamazova, who took gold in 1:58.15, the fastest run in Europe this year.
17. August Athletics498
Women sport news - Croatia's Sandra Perkovic dominated the discus in Zurich

Croatia's Sandra Perkovic dominated the discus in Zurich

Sandra Perkovic had a packed and appreciative Letzigrund Stadium crowd all to herself as she rounded off the action on Day 5, on which she claimed a third European discus title
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