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UK Athletics and UK Sport, with endorsement from the IAAF’s Athletics for a Better World programme, have launched an international athletics development programme linked to the IAAF World Championships London 2017. The programme, known as LEAP (Leadership and Excellence in Athletics Programme), aims to develop youth athletics in a number of countries around the world.

Adam Gemili became the 100th man in history to break the magical 10 second barrier for 100m as the European 200m champion ran 9.97 to finish second in a high quality Diamond League race. After setting a new lifetime best of 10.00 when finishing second in his heat, Gemili lined up for the final full of confidence.

Great Britain & Northern Ireland will send a competitive team to Porto Moniz in Portugal next month for the European (Uphill) Mountain Running Championships . The teams will seek to replicate the success from last year when they won two individual and three team medals.

As Arsenal became the most successful club in FA Cup history, Aston Villa, a mere shadow of the side that performed so impressively to beat Liverpool at Wembley in the semi-final, will have to regard Premier League survival (by the skin of their teeth, again) as their success this term.

Whilst the Birmingham Bears entertain local rivals Worcestershire Rapids at Edgbaston in the NatWest T20 Blast, a new chapter in the city's cricketing history will begin as the first match is played at the Edgbaston Foundation Community Ground at Portland Road, Smethwick.