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Update: U18 competition opportunities for national selection

Some new competition opportunities have been announced for U18* athletes who compete in the hurdles and throws and are looking to gain selection to the Commonwealth Youth Games in 2017. We would encourage athletes looking to gain selection to a national team to enter one or more of these competitions.

Selection policy for Loughborough International announced

England Athletics will aim to field the best possible Senior team at the Loughborough International on Sunday 21 May. The primary aim of selections for the team will be to contribute to the development of potential Commonwealth Games 2018 athletes via way of exposure to international competition and environment.

Looking ahead to the Commonwealth Games

Tuesday 4 April marks a year to go until the Commonwealth Games start on the Gold Coast. We caught up with Niamh Emerson, the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games high jump champion and 400m hurdles bronze medallist, to find out more about what the games in Samoa meant to her.

U18 competition opportunities for national selection

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.

Nitro Athletics lands in Melbourne

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.

2017 Commonwealth Youth Games - Selection Policy

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.

Nitro Athletics is the innovation athletics needs says Coe

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 Athletics - Nitro Athletics Selection

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.

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