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Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Who to look out for?

    The Birmingham Grand Prix sees 10 reigning Olympic champions, two Paralympic champions and 13 reigning world champions across startlists for events at the Alexandra Stadium.

    Katarina Johnson-Thompson features in the women’s long jump alongside her fellow heptathlete Nafissatou Thiam of Belgium.

    The men’s 100m sees 60m world record holder Christian Coleman of the US in action with GB’s Adam Gemilli lining up against Jamaica’s Yohan Blake in Heat A.

    Dina-Asher Smith of Great Britain was beaten into second place by Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce at the Anniversary Games in the women’s 100m, she will hope to go one better in the 200m as she again faces Fraser-Pryce.

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    Video caption: Dina Asher-Smith finishes second in Women's 100m final
  2. BBC coverage times

    All times BST and subject to change

    The Birmingham Grand Prix will be live on the BBC across TV, online and mobile app.

    Sunday, 18 August

    13:30-16:30 - live coverage on BBC One

    16:30-22:30 - repeated on BBC Red Button

    Monday, 19 August

    1800-2100 - repeated on BBC Red Button


    You can view all our sports coverage for 30 days on the BBC iPlayer.

  3. Get inspired

    Get Inspired


    You might want to be the next Mo Farah, or just want to get fit and see how well you can do - either way, athletics can be the sport for you.

    It includes a huge variety of disciplines, so whether you want to run, jump or throw you can find an activity that suits you.

    Here's our Get Inspired guide to the main categories and more...

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    Video caption: Couch to 5K: Get running half an hour in just nine weeks