Key competition opportunities for U18* athletes who compete in the hurdles and throws and are looking to gain selection to the Commonwealth Youth Games in 2017 are now available and are listed here. We would encourage athletes looking to gain selection to a national team to enter one or more of these competitions.
They said it would revolutionise track and field and Nitro Athletics, Athletics Australia's highly anticipated fast paced format, certainly began with a bang on Saturday.With a big crowd, a DJ, the Bolt All Stars dancers and a number of brand new or long-forgotten events, England Athletics' young team entered into the unknown, but emerged energised and excited by the first of three Nitro Athletics meetings that take place this month in Melbourne.
England Athletics and Commonwealth Games England are pleased to announce the criteria for selection for the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas. The Games take place in the Bahamas from 18 - 23 July and past participants in the Games have included Jessica Ennis, Jazmin Sawyers, Chijindu Ujah and Lawrence Clarke.
Athletics needs innovative new concepts to attract new fans to the sport and IAAF President Sebastian Coe believes the Australian organisers of the new Nitro Athletics series may have a hit. England Athletics will be taking a team to competeagainst the likes of Usain Bolt's Bolt All-Stars, Australia, China, Japan and New Zealand in the new look athletics format in three meetings from 4-11 February.
England will once again take teams to the Lillebaelt Half Marathon in Denmark.England Teams will be selected following performances at the 10K and Marathon at the 2017 Brighton Marathon Weekend which takes placethe weekend of 7-9th April.
England Athletics is pleased to provide information regarding selection for the England Nitro Athletics Team. Nitro Athletics is a new international sports entertainment competition developed by Athletics Australia, which will aim to transform traditional athletics into a series of high energy, competitive, and exciting night events featuring Australian and international stars including Olympic Champion and global star Usain Bolt.
When it comes to rivalries nothing beats an Ashes-style clash between old enemies England and Australia. That will be one of the features of the inaugural Nitro Athletics Melbourne when the England Nitro Athletics Team hits Lakeside Stadium for three nights next February.
England Athletics and Commonwealth Games England are delighted to announce details of the athletics selection policy for the 2018 Commonwealth Games are now available.
England Athletics is pleased to be able to offer athletes the opportunity to gain selection to represent their country at a series of road running events this autumn and winter.
Joel Fearon will run his first race since clocking 9.96sec to win the England Athletics title when he competes in the inaugural Manchester International on 17 August.