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…

Pavey fails in bid to seal spot at World Championships

Five-time Olympian Jo Pavey missed a chance to qualify for the World Championships in London after finishing fourth in the British 10,000m trials. Rio 2016 Olympian Beth Potter, 25, booked her place by winning the Night of 10,000m PBs event in Hampstead in a time of 32 minutes four seconds. Pavey, 43, who needed to…

2017 London Marathon: Jo Pavey says drugs cheats are 'ruining the sport'

2017 Virgin Money London Marathon – Sunday, 23 April Start times: 08:55 BST – Elite wheelchair races, 09:00 – other elite Para races, 09:15 – elite women, 10:00 – elite men and mass races Watch: Live on BBC Two and BBC One with extra coverage of the elite races and the finish line on Red…

Pavey thrilled to receive 'bittersweet' bronze

Britain’s Jo Pavey says it is a bittersweet feeling to receive her 2007 World Championships 10,000m bronze medal after Turkey’s Elvan Abeylegesse had her result chalked off. Athletics’ governing body the IAAF said the silver medallist had been found guilty of an in-competition doping offence during the event in Japan. Pavey, 43, was beaten to…

2017 London Marathon: Jo Pavey joins elite field for race on 23 April

British five-time Olympian Jo Pavey will run in this year’s London Marathon. Pavey, 43, set a personal best of two hours 28 minutes 24 seconds when she ran in the event in 2011. “I wanted to be sure I was injury-free and could crack on with my training before committing,” she said. Jemima Sumgong will…