Jo Pavey and Andrew Butchart win 10,000m races in London

Five-time Olympian Jo Pavey has won the women’s Vitality 10,000m in London, while Scotland’s Andrew Butchart claimed victory in the men’s race. The 43-year-old Pavey, who was fourth at the British 10,000m trials, finished the road race in 32 minutes 57 seconds. Sonia Samuels equalled her personal best as she was second in 33:18 and…

World Athletics Championships: London 2017 medals revealed

The World Championships medals that will be won in London this summer have been revealed, with a shape based on the curves of an athletics track. Symbols of every event feature on the design, while the London skyline is included with Tower Bridge, the London Eye, the Shard and Big Ben. The reverse features London…

Commonwealth Games 2022: London withdraws hosting interest

London has withdrawn interest in hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games, leaving Birmingham and Liverpool as the UK’s potential candidate cities. Manchester had already said it did not want to host on its own, but the city could still stage some events as part of a successful bid from Liverpool. Australia, Canada and Malaysia are also…

London Marathon: Matthew Rees & David Wyeth to reunite at Great Manchester Run

Media playback is not supported on this device Two amateur runners who provided the defining image of this year’s London Marathon will be reunited at the upcoming Great Manchester Run. Matthew Rees of Wales stopped 300 metres from the end to help Englishman David Wyeth, who was struggling with exhaustion, over the line. “It’ll be…

Griffiths named in GB Worlds squad after stunning London run

Media playback is not supported on this device Josh Griffiths’ selection for the World Championships has been confirmed after the club runner beat the country’s elite men at the London Marathon. Racing his first marathon, Griffiths was the first Briton across the line to qualify for the World Championships. The 23-year-old is one of six…