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Andrew Pozzi believes a reduction in Diamond League meetings is a blow to the sport in the UK (Livesportcentre.com)

Britain to host only one Diamond League meeting in 2021

Hurdler Andrew Pozzi tweeted that the decision ‘feels like a huge step backwards’.
Sir Mo Farah has been tipped to make an appearance on ‘I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!’ (livesportcentre.com)

Sir Mo Farah warned to consider if I’m A Celebrity stint would hamper training

Farah has been tipped to be one of the stars this year in the long-running popular reality television show.
The British Indoor Championships last was held in Glasgow in February (livesportcentre.com)

British Indoor Championships to go ahead next year following financial boost

British Athletics has not held an event since February’s Indoor Grand Prix in Glasgow
Christian Coleman has been banned until 2022 (livesportcentre.com)

Christian Coleman banned for two years for missed tests

The world 100 metres champion has been banned until May 2022.
Shura Kitata won the London Marathon after a thrilling sprint finish (Livesportcentre.com)

Shura Kitata wins London Marathon as Eliud Kipchoge’s reign comes to shock end

Kipchoge had no answer as a seven-strong lead group edged away from him, and he ended up finishing down in eighth.
Brigid Kosgei defended her London Marathon title (livesportcentre.com)

Brigid Kosgei defends her London Marathon title around sodden St James’s Park

The 26-year-old Kosgei world record holder comfortably won her duel with fellow Kenyan Ruth Chepngetich.
Steph Twell is one of a handful of British female athletes to have gone inside the Olympic qualifying standard time (Livesportcentre.com)

Steph Twell keen to race and hoping to getting answers from London Marathon

Twell and Lily Partridge are two of the British women hoping to build on Paula Radcliffe’s achievements in the race.
Jemma Reekie surged to Diamond League success in Rome (Livesportcentre.com)

Jemma Reekie maintains 800m dominance in Rome

Andrew Pozzi was another British winner at the Diamond League event.
Lamine Diack served as IAAF president between 1999 and 2015(livesportcentre.com)

Lamine Diack sentenced to four years in prison for soliciting £3.15m in bribes

The West African Diack served as president of athletics’ world federation between 1999 and 2015.