England Athletics News


Sophie Papps: Memories of the Commonwealth Youth Games

As the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa approach we speak to previous England team members about what the Games meant to them and how they helped their development as athletes. We speak to 100m and 4 x 100m gold medallist Sophie Papps.

Making the most of Run Jump Throw

We spoke to a teacher about her experiences of the Run Jump Throw Primary Athletics course to see what she thought of the course and how it impacted on the way she now works with her youngsters.

Top names line up for return of AAA

This weekend sees a historic championships at Bedford as the AAA championships return for the first time since 2006 for the UK CAU England Athletics Senior AAA Championships and England Athletics Disability Championships. And what a great line-up we have with almost 1000 entries, including Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth athletes including Jonnie Peacock, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey, Jodie Williams, Tom Parsons, Will Sharman, Jessica Tappin and Hannah Cockroft. Read on for full preview and ticket details.

Free Anti-Doping Module at uLearn

An online course is available to all coaches, and others involved in athletics, to help make you more aware of the policies and procedures involved in Anti-Doping.

Hexham Home Countries International sees excellent results for England teams

England development teams competed in the Hexham EAP Combined Events and Home Countries International which took place this weekend in Hexham. Four of each Senior/U23 and U20 athletes took on others in the Heptathlon and Decathlon. The Under 20 athletes took all the podium places, and there were also top 3 placings for 2 senior men and 2 senior women.

Mountain Running opportunities for ages 14 to 79

Do you fancy following in the footsteps of Britain's medal-winning mountain runners? Did you know the 2015 World Mountain Running Championships and the World Masters Mountain Running Championships are in Wales in September? Are you a good cross country runner who enjoys racing on hilly terrain?

40 days to go until Commonwealth Youth Games

On Monday it was 40 days to go until the Commonwealth Youth Games begins in Samoa. We recently caught up with Dina Asher-Smith and Sophie Papps to hear about the impact the Commonwealth Youth Games had on them. Here we speak to Mike Dooling who was one of the organising team at the inaugural Games in Scotland.

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 21st to 27th July 2015 are listed.