Get moving with Team Personal Best – sign up or promote your own event

As London prepares to host both the World Athletics and World Para Athletics Championships this summer, the organisers are encouraging the wider public to get active in support of the events. A grassroots initiative – entitled Team Personal Best – aims to attract people of all ages, abilities and levels of fitness to take part…

Johnson-Thompson sets personal best but only finishes fourth

Britain’s Katarina Johnson-Thompson broke her personal best but only finished fourth in an incredible heptathlon event in Gotzis, Austria. The top four all recorded personal bests, with Olympic champion Nafissatou Thiam winning with 7,013 points and Johnson-Thompson scoring 6,691. The Briton, 24, led overnight by three points but saw that disappear in Sunday’s first event,…

Hamilton ditches personal trainer to 'challenge himself'

Three-time champion Lewis Hamilton has decided to race in Formula 1 this year without a personal trainer. It is usual for grand prix drivers to employ a trainer to ensure they are in peak physical fitness. But the Briton said he chose to take over his own programme this year as “a kind of challenge”…

Arsene Wenger to accept FA charge and ask for personal hearing

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he will accept a Football Association misconduct charge for his behaviour during the 2-1 league win over Burnley. Wenger, 67, was charged with verbally abusing and pushing fourth official Anthony Taylor after being sent off in the closing stages of the game. He had been dismissed for reacting angrily to…