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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  |  25/08/2016  

6 Introduction and medal table

8 200m
10 1500m
12 5000m
14 3000m s’chase
16 110m hurdles
17 400m hurdles
18 High jump
19 Triple jump
20 Shot put
21 Hammer
22 Javelin
24 Decathlon
26 50km walk
28 Marathon
30 4x100m
31 4x400m

34 200m
36 800m
38 1500m
40 5000m
42 100m hurdles
44 400m hurdles
45 High jump
46 Long jump
48 Pole vault
49 Discus
50 Javelin
51 20km walk
52 4x100m
53 4x400m

56 Chris Thompson’s tribute to Mo Farah
57 Coach tips Andy Butchart for podium
58 Danny Talbot pleased with 2016
60 Jess Judd switches coaches
62 Sports science news
64 Athlete Insight – Jake Wightman
66 ‘Overspeed’ training for sprints
68 Results round-up, including Manchester
International and BMC Stretford Grand Prix
77 What’s On – fixtures guide

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
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  • The latest news in the world of athletics
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  • A dedicated and passionate group of journalists and editors who produce the best content possible

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   MR Car Reviewed Tuesday, March 19, 2013 SUBSCRIBER
What a fantastic read! It covers everything you need to know about athletics.
   Great Reviewed Friday, November 23, 2012
Just what I needed!
   I love Athletics Weekly Reviewed Friday, November 23, 2012
Having been involved in the athletics world since early childhood, I love Athletics Weekly. Its a really great read, very informative and always enjoyable.
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Truly the bible for athletes, runners and fans of the sport

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in AW - The best coverage of the No.1 Olympic sport 25/08/2016.

ADJUSTING TO LIFE AFTER USAIN BOLT editor’s comment ONE OF the enduring memories of Rio 2016 is the chant of “Bolt! Bolt! Bolt!” as the Jamaican prepared to take to his marks in the Estádio Olímpico. Since he burst so spectacularly on...
RIO ROLLERCOASTER THE ups and downs of the Rio Olympics were captured in a microcosm on the fourth evening of the track and field action. The night began with severe wind and rain, forcing the postponement of the men’...
TREBLE TOP BOLT SPEEDS TO ANOTHER HALF-LAP GOLD AS GEMILI NARROWLY MISSES MEDAL 200M SUCH ARE Usain Bolt’s high standards, he was slightly disappointed after clocking 19.78 to win his third consecutive 200m gold...
CENTROWITZ SPRINTS TO METRIC MILE GOLD THE AMERICAN ENJOYS HISTORIC WIN OVER 1500M 1500M IT MAY have been the slowest Olympic final since 1932 but the United States did not care as they celebrated their first champion in the blue riband ev...
AT THE DOUBLE DOUBLE MO FARAH WINS THE OLYMPIC 5000M AND 10,000M AGAIN AS FELLOW BRIT ANDREW BUTCHART ALSO EXCELS 5000M SUCH IS Mo Farah’s ability to see off a world-class field at 5000m or 10,000m on the track, there is ...
KENYA’S GOLD ONCE MORE EAST AFRICAN STRANGLEHOLD CONTINUES OVER THE BARRIERS 3000M S’CHASE KENYA took its ninth consecutive Olympic gold in this event, or the 11th if you do not include Games they boycotted. This was courte...

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