UK Athletics is the governing body for the sport of athletics in the United Kingdom. It is responsible for overseeing the governance of athletics events in the UK as well as athletes, their development, and athletics officials.UK Athletics (UKA) was founded in 1999 as a successor to the British Athletics Federation, which had collapsed for financial reasons. Businessman Ed Warner was named as the inaugural chairman, Niels de Vos is the current chief executive and Lynn Davies, the former Olympic champion long jumper, is the incumbent president. Charles van Commenee was made the head coach of UKA's Olympic Programme in September 2008.
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Dame Kelly Holmes, double Olympic gold medal winning athlete, joined the British Triathlon team at Cotswold Conference Centre near Broadway, this week for two days of teambuilding.
Corporation to show Beijing event in 2015 and London in 2017 after IAAF deal with European Broadcasting Union.
Lexington Herald-Leader | Kentucky Kernel University of Kentucky athletics department spokesman DeWayne Peevy, who revoked a student basketball writer’s Media Day pass for conducting “unauthorized” interviews with two players last month, was supposed to explain his actions at… Read more.
Spar UK has announced a three-year endorsement deal with British athlete, Jenny Meadows, to support its long-running sponsorships of athletics in the UK and in Europe.