England Athletics announces new sponsorship deal with New Balance

England Athletics is delighted to announce a new sponsorship deal with New Balance, the global athletics footwear and apparel brand. The new arrangement will see New Balance providing performance kit for all England representative teams and offering the benefit of exclusive discounts to England Athletics registered athletes.

Record entry for this weekend's Age Group championships

This weekend sees the England Athletics 2015 indoor Age Group championships take place at the EIS in Sheffield. With a record number of athlete entries and many aiming for qualification marks for the Commonwealth Youth Games and the World Youth Championships later this year, it's set to be a great couple of days.

New Charter to be unveiled to get many more disabled people active

More sport and physical activity providers will be asked to commit their support to a new Charter, which aims to improve the number of active disabled people. The English Federation of Disability Sport's Charter for Change will be unveiled by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson and Gerry Sutcliffe MP at the Houses of Parliament.

England Athletics support the BEDSA Awards

Athletics and athletes were at the forefront of the celebrations at the the inaugural edition of the Lyca Mobile British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards, with England Athletics proudly sponsoring a Special Recognition Award that went to 103-year-old marathon runner Fauja Singh and English great Denise Lewis being honoured with a lifetime achievement award.

Coaching and anti-doping

On 1 January 2015, a new World Anti-Doping Code came into effect. This was the result of over 18 months of active consultation by the World Anti-Doping Agency and signals a further evolution of the world-wide framework that drives the fight against doping.

Coach Level Courses - changes now in effect

We would like to remind people about a number of changes have been implemented to the Athletics Coach and Coach in Running Fitness qualification courses last year following a UK-wide Coach Education Review.