*UK Athletic’s Spectator Survey

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UK Athletics have devised a survey seeking the response from athletics’ spectators asking how they feel about returning to watch live sport. They have asked us to make this survey available to as many of our customers as possible to help them get a better understanding of how people are currently feeling. The link to […]

*T&FT@30 – Rewind 1993

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Stuttgart was again a prolific venue for GB athletes with Fatima Whitbread’s WR javelin performance from the 1986 Euros trumped by Sally Gunnell and Colin Jackson’s golds with WRs at the 1993 World Champs. With Linford Christie winning gold too and 10 medals in total it was a high water mark for British athletics. The […]

*T&FT@30 – Rewind 1992

The Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games was the focus of the year with the success of Linford Christie and Sally Gunnell the standout athletics memories as well as Bronze medals for Kriss Akabusi, Steve Backley and both 4 x 400m squads. Not forgetting Derek Redmond’s determined “dad assisted” 400m semi-final drama. T&FT had a large group […]

*T&FT@30 – Rewind 1991

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Having organised track and field fans individually to events since the 1983 World Champs in Helsinki and with the first large group arrangements European Track Tours in 1984 & 1985 David Barnett established TRACK & FIELD TOURS in 1990 with the first major tour events the 1991 European Cup Final in Frankfurt & World Champs […]

BASC Pre-UK Champs Zoom Preview

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The BASC Pre-UK Champs Zoom Preview was a big success last night – a great initiative.  Kath Merry, Wendy Sly and Shaun Pickering were ably marshalled by The “Backstraight Boys” Jody and Bayo with insights, tales and predictions for the weekend ahead. Good to see so many fans logged in including many T&FT regulars. A […]

Athletics in Monaco with Fans!!

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This evening the Monaco Wanda Diamond League is being held with strong fields and in front of 5,000 fans – including Miles Stanhope and David Sutton the first T&FT clients to attend an overseas event in 2020 with all previous events having been cancelled – with envy we wish them both a great time!

*T&FT Rewind No. 50 – “Super Saturday”

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As the culmination of our “T&FT Rewind 50″ series on the day that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was scheduled to begin we offer the best three course indulgence menu there has ever been for British athletics fans as Jess, Greg and Mo win their three gold medals at the London 2012 Games on that remarkable […]

*T&FT Rewind No. 49 – Usain Bolt

BEIJING - AUGUST 20:  Usain Bolt of Jamaica reacts after breaking the world record with a time of 19.30 to win the gold medal in the Men's 200m Final at the National Stadium during Day 12 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 20, 2008 in Beijing, China.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Undoubtedly THE athlete of his generation and the greatest of all time (GOAT) sprinter as analysed in this video. His best performances, major wins and a great mix of footage from teenage prodigy, “peak Bolt” in Berlin 2009 and his later clutch victories when his will and determination triumphed all capture the essence of the […]

*TFT Rewind No. 48  – Merlene Ottey

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Her 35 medals representing Jamaica at major Games are the most that any athlete has ever won with 9 of these gold including the 200m in both 1993 and 1995 in Stuttgart and Gothenburg. Her 9 Olympic medals are the most any female athlete has ever won but gold eluded her by 1000th of a […]

*T&FT Rewind No. 47 – Daley Thompson

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Having won the Decathlon at the 1980 Olympics in Moscow Daley defended his title in Los Angeles in 1984 with a WR score of 8847 points. From 1978 – 1986 he won 8 major titles and was the most complete multi-event athlete of his time – and a good whistler at medal ceremonies too! Click […]

*T&FT Rewind No. 46 – Emil Zatopek

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*T&FT Rewind No. 46 – Emil Zatopek The golds he won in the 5,000m, 10,000m & Marathon (his debut) all in Olympic records in Helsinki in 1952 confirmed Emil Zatopek’s status as an all time great. He had won the 10,000m gold and 5,000m silver in London in 1948 and held both these distances world […]

*T&FT Rewind No. 45 – David Hemery

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The totally dominant and elegant gold medal and 400m H WR performance of David Hemery in Mexico in 1968 with the excited commentary of the BBC’s David Coleman with his “Who cares who’s third” line  – when, of course, it was GB’s John Sherwood finishing strongly that won the bronze medal! Click image for video […]