England Athletics News


John Disley CBE: 20 November 1928 - 8 February 2016

John Disley, co-founder of the London Marathon, has died aged 87 after a short illness. He had remained an active member of the London Marathon family throughout its 35 years, even presenting Paula Radcliffe with her lifetime achievement award, named after John, after her final appearance in last year's race.

Teams announced for indoor competitions at Linz, Austria

The third and final European indoor track and field meeting that an England Team will be competing at takes place this weekend in Linz in Austria. The team includes F44 IPC World Championship silver medallist and Paralympian Jonathan Broom-Edwards who will be competing in the high jump.

Latest 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 1st to 7th February 2016 are listed.

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Best ever England v Wales

This weekend saw the now regular annual fixture of Wales versus England U20 held at the indoor stadium in Cardiff. It was arguably the best team performance ever in the history of the event with five new Meeting Records and a huge number of Personal Bests.

Presentation on preventing and recovery from hamstring injuries

Stuart Butler, Medical Lead at England Athletics, will hold a session for coaches called "Hamstring Injuries: Why? How to assess and develop a pre / rehabilitation protocol to improve athletic performance" at the England Athletics Indoor Age Group Championships to be held in Sheffield this Saturday.