*CHORZOW European Team Championships 2021

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The European Athletics Team Championships Super League will return to Poland in 2021 after the Slaski Stadium in Chorzow / Katowice was confirmed as the host venue for the top tier of Europe’s foremost team event which takes place on 19-20 June. The Super League was due to be held in Minsk, Belarus next year […]

*T&FT@30 – Rewind 1996

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Kansas’s Wizard of Oz had a “twister” and magic ruby red shoes and in Atlanta in 1996 Michael Johnson ran like the wind in his magic golden spikes to be the star of the Olympic Games athletics programme. The Games on the track and in the field were predictably held with US razzamataz to which […]

ISTANBUL European Indoor Champs 2023

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The European Athletics Council has allocated the 2023 European Athletics Indoor Championships to Istanbul, Turkey scheduled for March – dates to be confirmed. The facilities in Istanbul are among the best in Europe which will help the athletes to achieve their best performance. All visitors will be able to enjoy the famous Turkish hospitality as […]

ROME European Championships 2024

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The 2024 European Athletics Championships, EAA’s flagship event, has been awarded to Rome. Following the announcement, European Athletics Interim President Dobromir Karamarinov said: “We are very pleased to announce that Rome will be hosting the 2024 European Athletics Championships. Italy has already demonstrated they are capable of staging excellent athletics championships across all age-groups and […]

*T&FT@30 – Rewind 1995

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The athletic year of 1995 belonged to one man, Jonathan Edwards, and T&FT fans were in the prime stadium locations to be enthralled by his outstanding performances. The Gothenburg World Champs were where his 18.16m & 18.29m opening two jumps set two new WRs but a few weeks earlier in Lille was the breakthrough venue […]

T&FT@30 – Rewind 1994

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T&FT@30 – Rewind 1994: The biennial European Champs / Commonwealth Games combo saw large groups of fans travel to Helsinki and Victoria with T&FT for a pine scented summer athletics double. The GB team was second only to Russia in the Euros medal table with predictable golds from Christie, Jackson, Backley, 4 x 400m Men […]

*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

TFT Rewind 1993 - Stuttgart

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!