England Athletics News


Queen's Birthday Honours for three of our athletics family

An athletics club volunteer, a seated thrower, and a coach have all been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours. The BEM (British Empire Medal) was awarded to Ros Cramp for services to Disability Sport and to Ron Allison for services to Athletics. Paralympian Claire Harvey receives an MBE for services to Diversity, Inclusion and Sport. In addition, Sport England's CEO Jennie Price was recognised for her work.

Britain's best turn up the heat

While Day One may have been seen as a tough act to follow, the second day of the England Athletics U23 U20 certainly did that. Highlights included a new British Junior record and many athletes booked places to head to European Championship locations as athlete after athlete secured European U20 or U23 qualifying performances.

Check the status of your medication - Clean Athletics advice

Did you know that athletes and coaches can quickly check the status of any medication medications even whilst in the Chemist, Supermarket or even with their GP during an appointment? The Global Drug Reference Online (Global DRO) provides athletes and support personnel with information about the prohibited status of specific medications athttp://www.globaldro.com/UK/search.

Club Matters - June 2017 update

Club Matters is Sport England's one stop shop for sports clubs. Club Matters provides free, convenient and practical resources to help you develop and run a sustainable club. This month we let you know about guidance for clubs on community engagement, give your club a boost with a ClubMatters workshop, and supporting your talented members.