England Athletics News

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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.

Endurance workshop: From Spring into Summer - 29th March

An endurance workshop "From Spring into Summer" will take place at the Endurance Performance And Coaching Centre (EPACC) at St Mary's University College Twickenham on 29th March. The main focus of the day is the process to a successful track season.

Typhoo and EFDS tea-m up to support disabled athletes across England

Typhoo and national charity the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) have teamed up to ensure more disabled athletes have access to participation opportunities across England. This year, the tea company is brewing up with EFDS's Disability Sport Events programme to ensure more disabled athletes have access to local competition.

The past month's coaching resources at uCoach.com

uCoach is the online resource for athletics coaches in the UK - a one-stop shop for coaches to access information about coach development, coaching qualifications, events, news and coaching resources. The past month's updates from 27th January to 23rd February are listed.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

It was a busy weekend with the Sainsbury's Indoor Grand Prix, as well as the English, Scottish and Welsh National Cross Country Championships, but there was also plenty of other action and you can catch up on some of the top performances via Athletics Weekly's latest round-up.

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.

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.

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