England Athletics News


England’s Athletes off to great start in Bahamas

The first athletics session of the 2017 Bahamas Commonwealth Youth Games saw England Athletes off to a great start. Team England opening ceremony flagbearer Holly Mills led the way once again with the gold medal in the women's long jump as Lucy Hadaway took bronze, and more medals in the men's 1500m for Joshua Lay and Luke Duffy.

Enter now for England Athletics Men's and Women's 10,000m events

The England Athletics 10,000m championships are to be contested in the 25-lap races to be held atStretford on Saturday 19 August as part of the BMC fixture.The 10,000m races will provide opportunities for male and female athletes seeking to improve their times for the distance, as well as seeing the championships medals being decided.

Golden Quartet to reunite in Manchester

Olympic 4x100m relay champions Darren Campbell, Jason Gardener, Marlon Devonish and Mark Lewis Francis are set to unite for a special sprint relay race at this summer's Manchester International athletics meeting. The squad memorably took the gold medal at the Athens games 13 years ago, edging out a strong USA team anchored by Maurice Greene, and capturing the hearts of the nation in the process.

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.