British Athletes

  • Farah and Ennis named Britain's athletes of year October 26, 2012

    London: Britain's Olympic champions Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis were named athletes of year by the British Athletics Writers' Association on Friday. Farah did the distance double, winning the 10,000 and 5,000 metres men's titles at London 2012 while Ennis won the women's heptathlon gold for the host nation. Farah won the...
  • Thousands cheer Olympians on streets of London September 10, 2012

    London: Tens of thousands of Britons took to the streets of London on Monday to cheer Olympic and Paralympic athletes, celebrating a summer of spectacular sport that surprised even the most optimistic by lifting the host nation's mood. In scenes reminiscent of the Royal Jubilee and the 2011 wedding of Prince...