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AW – Athletics Weekly 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 – Athletics Weekly Magazine  |  18/08/2016  


6 100m
10 400m
14 800m
16 10,000m
20 Pole vault
22 Long jump
24 Discus
26 20km walk

30 100m
32 400m
34 10,000m
36 3000m steeplechase
38 Heptathlon
42 Marathon
44 Triple jump
45 Shot put
46 Hammer

52 Hudson-Smith arrives on world stage
54 Rooney motivated by Yousif injury
56 Ultra runner’s continental challenge
58 Sports science latest
60 Coach Insight – Matt Yates
62 Safety in throws events
64 Results round-up
77 What’s On – fixtures guide
Javelin thrower Bethany Moule
Test your Olympic knowledge
Shot champ out to change event’s image

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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  • In-depth training guides to get you in perfect form
  • Nutritional advice for maximum performance
  • The latest news in the world of athletics
  • Details on upcoming events and competitions
  • No nonsense product guides to help you get the most out of your gear
  • A dedicated and passionate group of journalists and editors who produce the best content possible

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MR Car

What a fantastic read! It covers everything you need to know about athletics. Reviewed Tuesday, March 19, 2013


Just what I needed! Reviewed Friday, November 23, 2012

I love Athletics Weekly

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

Truly the bible for athletes, runners and fans of the sport Reviewed Thursday, June 14, 2012

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in AW – Athletics Weekly Magazine 18/08/2016.

HOST NATION COULD BE EMBRACING TRACK AND FIELD editor’s comment TRADITIONALLY, Brazil has never been an athletics superpower and South America generally is hardly one of track and field’s epicentres. The host of the 2016 Olympics is unashamedly f...
BOLT BECOMES IMMORTAL DEFENDING CHAMPION USAIN BOLT BEATS JUSTIN GATLIN WITH EASE TO WIN OLYMPIC GOLD NO.7 100M IF THE SIZE of the crowds on the opening couple of days of the athletics programme were poor, all that changed...
VAN NIEKERK BREAKS LAP WORLD RECORD THE SOUTH AFRICAN’S 43.03 BEATS MICHAEL JOHNSON’S LONG-STANDING ONE-LAP MARK 400M WHEN Michael Johnson set the world 400m record of 43.18 at the 1999 World Championships, everyone in the stadium in Se...
RUDISHA REIGNS SUPREME AGAIN WORLD RECORD-HOLDER RETAINS TITLE IN STYLE ON DAMP NIGHT IN RIO 800M MONDAY evening in the Estádio Olímpico at Rio 2016 was hardly a classic session for the first three-quarters of the night. Rain int...
FARAH THE FALLEN HERO BRITON WINS FIRST HALF OF ANOTHER DOUBLE AFTER DRAMATIC TRIP MID-RACE 10,000M FEW THINGS enhance a runner’s reputation as much as their ability to rise from a mid-race fall to win. From grassroots eve...
GOLD FOR BRAZ HOME COUNTRY ATHLETE VAULTS TO GLORY AMID BOOS FOR LAVILLENIE POLE VAULT A CONTEST delayed by rain and technical problems eventually burst into life close to midnight in Rio when host-nation hope Thia...

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