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AW - The best coverage of the No.1 Olympic sport Magazine

50 issues per year Write Review The UK’s No.1 magazine for track & field, cross-country and road running, keeping you informed of all the best news, reports and results from Britain and around the world. AW is widely recognised as the bible of the sport and is the first choice for athletes and athletics fans.

AW will be trackside at all the athletics action from the Olympics to the best in schools and grass-roots club events including;

News: All the latest from around the world.
Action: Detailed reports from events.
Coaching: The best advice on how to train and improve performance.
Product reviews: Detailed reviews of the latest products.
Comprehensive results: Keeping you up-to-date on performances in Britain and abroad.

AW has and always will be at the heart of athletics, dedicated to promoting the No.1 Olympic sport, its clubs, coaches, volunteers and athletes.

Every Run, Every Jump, Every Throw.

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AW - The best coverage of the No.1 Olympic sport  |  16/06/2016  


THE BIG INTERVIEW
14 MARQUISE GOODWIN
The American footballer spending the offseason
shooting for Olympic long jump glory
SPOTLIGHT
16 GENEVA MARATHON
Why ‘fast is beautiful’ in the Swiss city
24 WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
World long jump champion Fiona May
28 NOSTALGIA
Going back 80 years to the first visit to the
UK of legend Fanny Blankers-Koen
NEWS
6 Georgina Hermitage among GB IPC winners
9 Ross Millington on making the Rio team
11 Russian trio announced as dopers
STATISTICS
30 ROAD TO RIO
The in-depth history of the men’s relays at
the Olympic Games
PERFORMANCE
38 Sports science news
40 Athlete Insight – Sophie Hitchon
42 How music can boost your running
44 Product reviews – sports earphones
TALKING POINT
20 Peter Hewkin on how athletics can play to
its strengths more
ACTION
46 OSLO DIAMOND LEAGUE
Dafne Schippers goes sub-22, while Laura
Muir sets Scottish mile record
50 MIDLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS
Elliott Powell impresses with sprint double
52 NORTHERN CHAMPIONSHIPS
Jessica Ennis-Hill tackles four events
56 SOUTHERN CHAMPIONSHIPS
Taylor Campbell on form in the hammer
RESULTS & FIXTURES
60 Results – Usain Bolt runs 9.88 in Jamaica
73 Stockholm Diamond League and EA
U23/U20 Championships previews
75 Comprehensive fixtures guide
REGULARS
36 YOUNG ATHLETE
78 QUIZ CORNER
82 DIP FINISH
The UK’s No.1 magazine for track & field, cross-country and road running, keeping you informed of all the best news, reports and results from Britain and around the world. AW is widely recognised as the bible of the sport and is the first choice for athletes and athletics fans.

AW will be trackside at all the athletics action from the Olympics to the best in schools and grass-roots club events including;

News: All the latest from around the world.
Action: Detailed reports from events.
Coaching: The best advice on how to train and improve performance.
Product reviews: Detailed reviews of the latest products.
Comprehensive results: Keeping you up-to-date on performances in Britain and abroad.

AW has and always will be at the heart of athletics, dedicated to promoting the No.1 Olympic sport, its clubs, coaches, volunteers and athletes.

Every Run, Every Jump, Every Throw.
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Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in AW - The best coverage of the No.1 Olympic sport 16/06/2016.

ATHLETICS – THE FRIENDLIEST SPORT AROUND Ten-page area championships special starts on page 50GARY MITCHELL editor’s comment GARETH BALE leads Welsh hopes at the Euro 2016 football tournament this week, but if he hadn’t shown such promising...
JUMPS THREAT PART-TIMER MARQUISE GOODWIN IS ARGUABLY GREG RUTHERFORD’S CHIEF RIVAL FOR GOLD IN RIO THIS SUMMER Greg Rutherford: caption here caption here caption here caption here caption here caption here caption...
GENEVA FEVER AW’S JESSICA WHITTINGTON TRAVELLED TO SWITZERLAND ON GENEVA MARATHON WEEKEND AND FOUND IT A GREAT WAY TO TAKE IN THE STUNNING CITY Runners pass lush and colourful fields in the Geneva countryside with...
COME WHAT MAY FIONA MAY TELLS EMILY MOSS ABOUT LIFE AFTER ATHLETICS, WHICH INCLUDES STARRING AS THE MAIN CHARACTER IN AN ITALIAN TV DRAMA SERIES BUTTA LA LUNA, APPEARING ON DANCING WITH THE STARS AND BROADCASTING F...
WHEN BLANKERS-KOEN CAME TO TOWN ... TOM HURST PIECES TOGETHER HISTORICAL DETAILS OF THE FIRST VISIT TO BRITAIN BY ONE OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST EVER FEMALE ATHLETES NOSTALGIA EIGHTY years ago saw the appearance on these shores for the fir...
STEWART SAYS IAN STEWART told AW only a matter of weeks ago that he was fearful for the state of British marathon running; a concern backed up by the statistics displayed just one week previous. The former head ...

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