England Athletics News

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From Bromley to Beijing

Blackheath Bromley's very own long jump superstar Lorraine Ugen was named in the British athletics team to travel to Beijing, China for the World athletics championships later this month, Ugen recently returned to the UK after a successful spell in the United States where she studied Film, Television Digital media along with the equivalent of a half degree in Sociology. Graduating from Texas Christian University in May then subsequently returning to the UK where she moved up to 3rd in the UK all time rankings after jumping 6.92m in Doha, Qatar in the Diamond League event.

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. Updates from 6th July to 3rd August 2015 are listed.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

Athletics weekly reports on the weekend's UK CAU and England Athletics Senior AAA Championships and England Athletics Disability Championships at Bedford, plus a number of other competitions around Europe.

Basildon Clubmark success

Basildon Athletics Club was recently presented with their Accredited Clubmark status certificate by Karen Stephanou (Club and Coach Support Officer for Essex and Herts).

Day 2 of the AAA's Championships at Bedford

Building on a successful first day of the AAA's championship, the performances continued flow on day 2 in a warm and sunny Bedford international stadium. The busy event covered the UK CAU England Athletics Senior AAA Championships and England Athletics Disability Championships.

Club videos support #ThisGirlCan

Has your club or running group produced a video in support of #ThisGirlCan? WSNet (Women's SportsNet) will be featuring many of the best vids on WSN-TV throughout August.

Action at Bedford as the AAA Champs return

There were great performances, including fantastic marks achieved in the disability events, as the UK CAU England Athletics Senior AAA Championships and England Athletics Disability Championships got underway today at Bedford. Hannah Cockroft (Club: Leeds City AC, Coach: Jenni Banks) produced performance of the day in the women's 800m wheelchair race as she went below her own world record.

Club Matters - August update

Sport England's Club Matters is the essential one-stop shop of free support for sports clubs. More than 10,000 clubs have registered to benefit from the tools and resources available. Here is an update on how your club can benefit from socal media and free club development workshops.

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