12 Twitter accounts every athletics fan should follow

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@Statman_Jon/Jon Mulkeen

The IAAF web editor is a self-professed cake enthusiast and regularly combines informative tweets with witty remarks.

@SiHart/Simon Hart

The former Daily Telegraph athletics correspondent often sources the latest inside scoop in the sport before anyone else.

@AthleticsImages/Mark Sherman

You’ll have seen many of Mark’s photos in Athletics Weekly over the years and he’s recently taken to Twitter to showcase some of his finest.

@spikesmag/SPIKES Magazine

A recent resurgence has seen the return of SPIKES Magazine, promoting the sports with quirky and humourous tweets.

@iaaforg/IAAF

The international governing body tweets all the latest breaking worldwide news from the sport as well as live reports from major events.

@michellesammet/Michelle Sammet

This young British-based German journalist has risen through the ranks to become editor of SPIKES magazine and always has the latest low-down on athletics news and gossip.


@InsideATH/Inside Athletics

Another account powered by the IAAF, Inside Athletics brings you a behind the scenes style interviews with some of the greatest athletes to grace our sport.

@Track_Stats/Track Stats

This new twitter account has recently tweeted some fantastic interactive widgets on their site, including all the transfers of athletes between countries and Twitter races.

@SpeedEndurance/SpeedEndurance.com

This is a must follow for any 400m or 400mH athletes out there. The account provides training and nutritional advice, interviews and the occasional kit review.

@BritAthletics/British Athletics

The national governing body in the UK. This account brings you all the latest news on the British Athletics and tracks their progress across the globe.

@Throwholics/Throwholics

This account dedicates itself to anything hammer, shot, discus or javelin and should be followed by any fan of the events.

@VincoSport/Vinco

Our official account! @VincoSport tweets the latest news from the sport including articles, live streams, on demand videos, product reviews and more!

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First published on: 2 September, 2014 12:00 am

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