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

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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  |  12052016  


THE BIG INTERVIEW
14 DINA ASHER-SMITH
Sprinter’s remarkable journey from kit
carrier at London 2012 to Rio medal hope
SPOTLIGHT
20 BACK TO BASICS
Legends Basil Heatley and Bill Adcocks
discuss Britain’s current marathon plight
24 MICHELLE CARTER
Interview with the world indoor shot champ
38 ZATOPEK BOOK REVIEW
Mel Watman recaps on the latest insights
into one of the all-time greats
NEWS
7 Paula Radcliffe concerned at CAS ruling
8 Trayvon Bromell at Manchester CityGames
9 London Olympic track relaid
STATISTICS
30 ROAD TO RIO
The history of the men’s javelin at the
Olympic Games
TALKING POINT
28 LANE TWO CURSE
Why sprinters may be hoping to avoid the
second lane in this year’s Olympics
PERFORMANCE
42 Sports science news
44 High jump masterclass with Allan Smith
46 When should you run twice a day?
48 Product reviews – summer tops
50 Club Night – Keswick AC
ACTION
52 DOHA DIAMOND LEAGUE
Eilidh Doyle takes victory at a top-quality
series-opener
56 BRITISH ATHLETICS LEAGUE
Birchfield open title defence in style
RESULTS & FIXTURES
60 Top results from last weekend
72 Previews of the Shanghai Diamond League,
Great Bristol 10km, BMC Manchester and
BMAF Road Relays
75 Fixtures for the month ahead
REGULARS
40 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 12052016.

FORGOTTEN CHAMPIONS PULL NO PUNCHES Tokyo 1964: a poignant marathon medal ceremony featuring Abebe Bikila, Basil Heatley and Kokichi Tsuburaya – see p20-23 – only one of whom survives todayMARK SHEARMAN editor’s comment BACK IN 2004, t...
LIFE IN THE FAST LANE A KIT CARRIER AT LONDON 2012, DINA ASHER-SMITH COULD BE WINNING A MEDAL AT THE RIO OLYMPICS, WRITES JOHN WRAGG GETTY IMAGES FOR BRITISH ATHLETICS & MARK SHEARMAN WHEN SHE was eight years of age, D...
MARATHON BRAINSTORM A ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSION ABOUT BRITISH MARATHON STANDARDS LED TO SPICY DEBATE AND SIMPLE SOLUTIONS Legend: Basil Heatley won Olympic marathon silver and (inset) set a world marathon recordMARK SHEARMA...
GET CARTER STUART WEIR SPEAKS TO THE NEW WORLD INDOOR CHAMPION, MICHELLE CARTER, WHO IS HOPING TO BETTER HER FATHER’S OLYMPIC SILVER IN THE SAME EVENT THE WOMEN’S shot put in the 2016 IAAF World Indoor Champions...
LONDON 2017 TIMETABLE HERE IS ALL THE INFO YOU NEED TO PLAN YOUR VISIT TO LONDON 2017 ADVERTORIAL TICKETS for London 2017 go on sale on August 1 and so if you are keen to watch the biggest athletics events of next year the...
AN ENDURING STORY MEL WATMAN REVIEWS A REVEALING BOOK ON ONE OF THE GREATEST DISTANCE RUNNERS OF ALL TIME Surrounded by photographers in his heyday, Emil Zàtopek is still the focus of media interest with the publicatio...

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