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In a neighbourhood park, Cameron Burrell performed a series of bounding drills as a team of youth basketball players arrived for a hill-climbing workout.
Phillips Idowu will return to competition in New York today for the first time since failing to qualify for last summer's Olympic triple jump final.
Over the last few months, during the endurance-athletics off-season, something extraordinary happened: The line began to blur between the health effects of running marathons and eating cheeseburgers.
David Rudisha, the reigning 800m Olympic gold medalist, is a modest, soft-spoken man, so much so that reporters can barely hear him at press conferences when he talks.
Live on Saturday from 13:00 BST on BBC One & live coverage of the 10km race on Sunday from 10:00 on BBC Two.
TROWBRIDGE sprint star Danny Talbot is hoping he's on the right track for this summer's major competitions after a pleasing start to his new outdoor season.
DAVE Bishop flew back to Chippenham this week after ending his latest spell in America with a superb 1500m in Los Angeles, writes KEVIN FAHEY.
The multiple-medal winning sprinter on psyching up to music, why there are no shortcuts to success - and how she wouldn't say no to a Ferrero Rocher Do you remember your first ever race? How old were you, and how did you fare? It probably would have been at primary school on sports day or in the playground.
Sir Richard Branson's company joins Dell, AG Barr, Trespass and others as an official sponsor of the event next July.
The Olympic champion runner had received a call from the president of the University of Texas, her alma mater, saying student groups had selected her to deliver the commencement address.
The trial for the murder case against the Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius would be postponed for further investigation, the National Prosecuting Authority announced on Wednesday.
Race walker Johanna Jackson is in no hurry to get back to the track but admits she will be back better than ever as she looks to blow her London 2012 disappointment away.
The United States' Sanya Richards celebrates winning the gold medal as Jamaica's silver medal winner, Shericka Williams, looks on after the women's 400m final at the 2009 World Athletics Championships in Berlin last August.
Hot prospect Elliot Holland has been tipped by his coach to light up this weekend's Norfolk athletics championships.
This weekend's North Eastern Counties Track and Field Championships have attracted nearly 800 entries, much to the relief of championship secreatary Keith Willshire This weekend's North Eastern Counties Track and Field Championships have attracted nearly 800 entries, much to the relief of championship secreatary Keith Willshire.
In only her third race over 3,000m, the Warrington Athletics Club starlet smashed Heather Timmins' seven-year high with the 9mins 48.62secs she clocked in the under 17s race in the Trafford Grand Prix at Longford Stadium.
It's crunch time. With all the early and mid season races complete, we now have a good sense of who's fit and who's not.