Athletics: LONDON CAN LOCK IT UP.
UK ATHLETICS UK Athletics is the governing body for the sport of athletics in the United Kingdom.
UK Athletics was founded in 1999 as a successor to the British Athletics Federation, which had collapsed for financial reasons. have chosen Lee Valley Park The Lee Valley Park is a 26 mile (42 km) long area, much of it green spaces, running through the North East of London from the River Thames to Ware in Hertfordshire, England through areas such as Hackney, Camden, Tottenham, Enfield, Cheshunt, Broxbourne and Hoddesdon. in north east London North East London could mean:
The site at Pickett's Lock will be presented to the International Amateur Athletic Federation when UK Athletics submit their bid for the championships on April 3 in Paris.
Earlier this week the IAAF IAAF
International Amateur Athletic Federation indicated that London was the sole contender to stage the championships after Perth and Berlin failed to meet a deadline for the submission of bids.
Subject to approval from world athletics' governing body, UK Athletics are expected get the green light to go ahead with their plans.
Dave Moorcroft, chief executive of UK Athletics, said: "It will provide a great legacy for the future of athletics."
The Government have pledged pounds 60million for the development of the new stadium.