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International Women’s Day: Title IX allows biological males to compete in women’s sports in...

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June, that discrimination on the basis of gender identity is classified alongside sex discrimination under the Civil Rights Act. This has allowed biological males to compete in women's...

Hodgkinson claims gold as GB & NI win seven medals on day 3 of...

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Press release — British Athletics Teenager Kelly Hodgkinson (coach: Trevor Painter; club; Leigh) claimed her maiden European senior title as the British team added seven medals to their tally to equal their best haul at the European Indoor Athletics...

African Cross Country Championships postponed due to Covid-19

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated The Togo-based African Cross Country Championships have been postponed due to the Covid-19. The meet was scheduled to happen this weekend in Lomé, Togo. According to the Confederation of African Athletics, the event...

Archers seals silver while Bradshaw and Williams take bronze at the European Indoors

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News release - British Athletics Holly Archer (coach: Andrew Parmenter; club: Cambridge & Coleridge) capped her senior debut with a 1500m silver medal while team captain Jodie Williams (Ryan Freckleton; Herts Phoenix) and Holly Bradshaw (Scott Simpson; Blackburn) added bronze...

Former middle-distance runner Paul McMullen died in skiing accident at age 49

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Former middle-distance runner, Paul McMullen, died during a ski accident. Few other details are available about the 49-year-old Michigan native. His 1500m personal best was 3:33.89. He is originally from a town in...

Jakob Ingebrigtsen wins European 1500m gold after being disqualified, then reinstated for stepping off...

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Norweigan middle-distance phenom Jakob Ingebrigtsen has been reinstated as 2021 European Athletics Indoor 1500m champion after initially being disqualified from the meet taking place in Torun, POL. He was initially DQ'd for stepping off...

Markovic and Ockenden earn 1st medals for British team at 2021 European Indoor Championships

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Press release — British Athletics Amy-Eloise Markovc (coach: Chris Fox; club: Wakefield) and Verity Ockenden (Tony Houchin; Swansea) kick-started Great Britain & Northern Ireland’s medal haul at the European Athletics Indoor Championships with gold and bronze in the women’s 3000m...

Stars align in Box Hill as Linden Hall crushes Australian national record

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Linden Hall has reclaimed her title as a national record holder after scorching her way around Hagenauer Reserve in the 1000m at the Box Hill Burn overnight, while Stewart McSweyn has posted yet another Olympic qualifier in the 5000m.  Clocking...

Ten British athletes progress on day one of 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships

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Press release - British Athletics Ten British athletes progressed to finals on the opening morning session of the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Toruń in Poland with Holly Mills (coach: Laura Turner-Alleyne; club: Andover) making an encouraging start in the women’s...

British athletes impress on opening night of 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships

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Press release - British Athletics During an evening of qualification events in both track and field, British athletes dominated the women’s 3000m heats with qualifications to finals also secured in the men’s 1500m and the men’s long jump at the...