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

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Athletics Weekly is the UK's number one magazine for athletes - it includes features on track and field, road running and cross country. Discover the most up-to-date news on the world of athletics not just in the UK, but globally as well. Founded in 1945, Athletics Weekly magazine has been dedicated to acquiring the most relevant and reputable news for their readers, with top quality content on the greatest and most famous Olympic sports out there. Every week, you can expect to be kept informed of the latest product reviews, training guides, news and reports.


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AW - The best coverage of the No.1 Olympic sport  |  09/06/2016  


THE BIG INTERVIEW
16 SEREN BUNDY-DAVIES
The Trafford athlete on her late rise to the top
of British women’s one-lap running
SPOTLIGHT
20 WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
British 200m record-holder John Regis on his
life now as an athlete manager
24 ALAN PERKINS
Catching up with the 1958 National champion
NEWS
6 Martyn Rooney allowed Euro 400m defence
8 Greg Rutherford on his jumping garden party
9 Perri Shakes-Drayton back in action
12 Emily Diamond: ‘why I switched from tennis’
STATISTICS
30 ROAD TO RIO
The in-depth history of the women’s relays at
the Olympic Games
PERFORMANCE
32 Sports science news
34 Why athletes are at great risk of skin cancer
36 Finishing speed in the middle-distance events
38 Product reviews – colourful kit
TALKING POINT
26 Understanding how athletics is viewed
is key to its increased success
ACTION
44 BIRMINGHAM GRAND PRIX
Mo Farah sets UK record, while David
Rudisha and Asbel Kiprop are also in form
52 ROME DIAMOND LEAGUE
Almaz Ayana clocks the second quickest ever
5000m as Greg Rutherford also takes win
RESULTS & FIXTURES
56 Results, including national league action
72 Oslo Diamond League preview
75 Comprehensive fixtures guide
REGULARS
40 YOUR SAY
42 YOUNG ATHLETE
78 QUIZ CORNER
82 DIP FINISH

Athletics Weekly magazine was founded in 1945 by Jimmy Green, who produced the magazine in the bedroom of his bungalow in Kent. Ever since then, Athletics Weekly has been dedicated to bringing its readers the highest quality news from the world of athletics. The journalists at Athletics Weekly have always prided themselves for being at the coal face of sports - interviewing athletes and coaches at all the top events, as well as the smaller ones.


Athletics Weekly magazine has earned its title as the ultimate bible for athletics and the first port of call for serious athletes and athletic fans looking for a great read. Each magazine contains in-depth training guides and tips to help maximise your fitness and get the most out of your athletic lifestyle. Athletics Weekly contains a roster of track and field, cross-country, road racing and race walking events from across the country you can sign up for. You can expect detailed reports and results from the greatest athletic events that are happening around the world - always stay up-to-date with the champions!


Whether you're a keen athlete, a professional or even a newbie to your sport of choice, Athletics Weekly is the interesting and informative read that’ll help maximise your potential as an athlete. 

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  • A dedicated and passionate group of journalists and editors who produce the best content possible

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Having been involved in the athletics world since early childhood, I love Athletics Weekly. Its a really great read, very informative and always enjoyable. Reviewed Friday, November 23, 2012
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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 09/06/2016.

THE GREATEST RACE THAT NEVER WAS ⋯ editor’s comment Almaz Ayana: provided the highlight of the Rome meeting last ThursdayJEAN-PIERRE DURAND UHAMMAD ALI’s best-known rivals were George Foreman, Sonny Liston and Joe Frazier. But buried ...
A STAR IS BORN AFTER A LOW-KEY START TO HER CAREER, SEREN BUNDY-DAVIES WAS FIRST BRITON HOME IN LAST SUNDAY’S DIAMOND LEAGUE 400 METRES SEREN BUNDY-DAVIES has a star name to live up to. The Welsh name Seren, pronoun...
SPRINT KING RUTH JONES FINDS OUT WHAT THE UK 200M RECORD-HOLDER IS UP TO IN 2016 REIGNING UK 200m recordholder and the first Briton to break 20 seconds over the distance may have retired from athletics 16 years a...
NATIONAL CHAMP OF YESTERYEAR ALAN PERKINS WENT FROM SMOKING 20 CIGARETTES A DAY TO WINNING THE 1958 NATIONAL CROSS TITLE UNLESS you are part of the older athletics fraternity in Essex, Alan Perkins is not a very well known name. ...
ROUGH DIAMOND CONTINUING on the same theme from last week, the Diamond League has looked at ways to boost its appeal and give athletes more exposure. The changes to the field events schedule have been rounded upo...
FIROVA SUPPORTS DRUG USAGE RUSSIAN Olympic silver medallist Tatyana Firova says she thinks athletes should be allowed to take performance-enhancing substances. The 400m runner, who won relay medals at each of the last three su...

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