Competition News


Teams all set for the Manchester International

Teams from across the home countries, the GBNI Under 20 team, Denmark, and the British Olympic winning 4x100m relay team from 2004 who are competing toraise funds for the 'We Love Manchester Emergency Fund', are all set for the Manchester International. The event provides a great opportunity to see athletes from across the home countries in action and as part of the fundraising 4x100m relay, Manchester's former world boxing champions Anthony Crolla and Scott Quigg will be lining up as part of one of the teams.

Select team and guest athletes added to Manchester International line up

England Athletics are pleased to announce that an 8th team will be competing at the Manchester International on Wednesday 16th August. The team includes Commonwealth Games heptathlete Jessica Tappin and last year's British champion Seb Rodger in the 400m hurdles, Olympian Jazmin Sawyers and indoor and outdoor champion Dan Bramble in the long jump, British and England Pole Vault medallist Harry Coppell and Shot Put star Sophie McKinna.

Deaf Athletes take part in Deaflympics!

A team of British athletes took part in the 23rd Deaflympics Summer Games earlier this year in Samsun, Turkey. As deaf Sports are not part of the Paralympic Pathway they have their own IOC sanctioned Games with over 3,000 competitors from nearly 100 Nations taking part this year!

Welsh Team for Manchester International

Welsh athletes will be pulling their vests on for the last International of the year when they compete at the Manchester International on Wednesday 16th August. The match sees teams from England, GB U20, Northern Ireland and Ulster, Scotland, Denmark, and a combined UKWL/BAL team compete throughout an evening programme.