T&FT@30 – Rewind 2014

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In 2014 Greg Rutherford claimed the status of “GB Athlete of the Year” with his Commonwealth Games and European Champs wins and GB long jump record of 8.51m. Within a year he would, of course, hold the full set of major titles – an athlete at his peak! A hectic year started, as usual, indoors […]

T&FT@30 – Rewind 2013

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2013 saw record numbers of fans, inspired by London 2012 and their “FOMO feelings”, book for the inaugural Anniversary Games at the London Stadium plus the Moscow World Champs and T&FT met that demand at both events in an extraordinarily busy year. British Athletics on a post-2012 London Olympics “high” translated into two sold out […]

*T&FT@30 – Rewind 2012

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“London 2012” was the athletics “summer of love” for a generation of fans with Jess, Mo and Greg the “super group trio” of spectacular Super Saturday – the sporting stars aligned, joyful fans waved banners, anthems were chorused and all was hip and groovy! The London 2012 Olympic Games, with its images so etched in […]

T&FT@30 – Rewind 2011

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“Dai-gu” was the renamed South Korean city where GB’s Dai Greene’s momentum from 2010 propelled him to World Champs gold and where Mo Farah achieved world elite level: Jess Ennis triumphed too but had to wait 5 years for validation as a defending champion. When the Daegu IAAF World Champs was announced most people searched […]

*Sir Eddie Kulukundis RIP


With great sadness we learn of Sir Eddie’s passing, but hopefully he is now chatting track with Harry Wilson, Steve Ovett’s coach, and his travelling companion during those years when British athletes relied so much upon his support. Obituaries will report his well-known generosity in supporting athletes and their coaches in the period before lottery […]

*T&FT@30 – Rewind 2010

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With the Barcelona European Champs, Delhi Commonwealth Games, Doha World Indoors and Bergen European Team Champs it was an exciting, cosmopolitan year of travel for athletes, fans and the T&FT team with “double” and even “treble” successes for a select few! The athletics started in March with the Doha World Indoor Champs and for once […]

*T&FT@30 – Rewind 2009:


“BERLINO” & “BOLT” became the hot “couple” of 2009 – never has a mascot been as popular, as charismatic or come close to matching the star performer of a major sports event as on those heady Berlin days in August 2009 when Usain shared the limelight with a bear! To have witnessed Usain’s sublime “peak […]

T&FT@30 – Rewind 2008

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“THUNDERBOLT” & “CHRISTINE OOO – OH” were T&FT Beijing Newsletter headlines as Usain Bolt & Christine Ohuruogo’s performances took the international & Team GB limelight at the 2008 Olympic Games as both became “overnight sensations” to non-athletics fans. Usain Bolt became the athletics star of the Games with his 9.69 / 19.30 WR double with […]

*T&FT@30 – Rewind 2007

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In 2007 Birmingham had a double header with the top IAAF Indoor GP event of the year and the successful European Indoor Champs. Euro Indoor 400m winner Nicola Sanders & Christine Ohuruogo later also completed their famous 1-2 double at the Osaka IAAF World Champs. The Birmingham National Indoor Arena (as then) hosted its annual […]

*BELGRADE World Indoor Champs 2022 – Register Now!


Join us in Belgrade in Serbia the venue for the 2022 World Indoor Championships 18 – 20 March 2022. Having organised a group to the European Indoor Championships in Belgrade in 2017 we are very familiar with both the venue and the city. Our staff and company have organised tours to every World Indoor Games […]

Glasgow Indoor Championships – Cancelled


BRITISH ATHLETICS CONFIRMS CANCELLATION OF INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS British Athletics has confirmed the cancellation of the British Athletics Indoor Championships, due to be staged at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena 20-21 February. The decision was taken in light of the ongoing pandemic to ensure the safety of all those due to participate; athletes, coaches, technical officials, volunteers, event […]

*T&FT@30 – Rewind 2006

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In 2006 the Melbourne Commonwealth Games was the year’s highlight as the splendid MCG stadium hosted a spectacular event. And from there, and also at the later summer Gothenburg European Champs, a new generation of British stars emerged destined to be future Olympic & world champions. The magnificent MCG stadium in athletics mode was quite […]