Mo Farah broke David Moorcroft’s 34 year old British 3000m record to send the crowd home happy after the last race of the day at Birmingham Alexander Stadium. During a stunning Diamond League meeting that saw eight stadium records and … Continue reading →
On Sunday afternoon 6th (out of 14) leg of the prestigious IAAF Diamond League takes place at sunny Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium. Many of the top athletes competing at the meeting will have ambitions of getting on the podium at the … Continue reading →
Sainsbury’s British Championships Day 3 Sun 5th July 2015 Please note all photos are strictly copyrighted. Photos are available for purchase, there are many more which are not uploaded. Please fill out contact form which is on the home page … Continue reading →
British Athletics hosted three days of world-class athletics action from 26 to 28 July 2013, on the anniversary of the London 2012 Opening Ceremony, at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games spanned three days of athletics, with IAAF … Continue reading →
Sainsbury’s British Championships – Birmingham | Birmingham Alexander Stadium | 12th, 13th & 14th July 2013 Britain’s best athletes assembled Birmingham Alexander Stadium for the biggest date in their 2013 calendar as 600 athletes took part in the Sainsbury’s British … Continue reading →
Silver Prize winner of the competition ‘Spirit of the Games’
Photographers were asked to capture the ‘Spirit of the Games’ and illustrate how the world was getting into the spirit of the world’s greatest sporting event the Olympics – London 2012. From community cultural events and celebrations of the Games, through to national and international organised events, including the action at the Games themselves.
RPS had some fantastic images submitted which captured the excitement and the drama of the Olympics and the events that surrounded it. Photographers Bob Martin HonFRPS and Tom Hunter HonFRPS, alongside The Society’s President Roy Robertson HonFRPS and Exhibition Chairman John Simpson ARPS selected the finalists from over 2,400 images submitted! The competition was sponsored by Panasonic and donated the prizes.
The image below is of Olympic 400m Champion Christine Ohuruogu winning the Samsung Diamond League meeting at Aviva London Grand Prix, Crystal Palace (Jul 2012) beating the arch rival of Botswana’s Amantle Montsho.