England Athletics News

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Paralympic successes continue!

With Team GB successes coming thick and fast in the Athletics at the Paralympic Games we look back (remember those days when postboxes were painted red?) and also look to how we can build more success in the future!

London's ambitious legacy plans are taking root.

London's ambitious legacy plans are taking root. Team Run! Are harnessing Olympic fever with over 6,881 extra Athletics Participants taking part in the sport since the Olympic Games begun on 27th August.

Run! Project Inspires a Generation

With many struggling to secure tickets to the London 2012 Olympic Games and gain access to the Olympic Park and surrounding venues, Live Nation and BT joint forces to provide daily opportunities for residents and visitors to say 'I was part of it' by operating two Live Sites in Hyde Park and Victoria Park.

Olympic bounce for Glasgow 2014 as sports fans inspired by Olympics

The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games is already gaining a major boost from the feel-good factor generated by the London 2012 Olympics, according to latest research. Interest in buying tickets for Glasgow has doubled and Scots are more excited about the Commonwealth Games.

Oxfordshire conference discusses Legacy of 2012

As Team GB sits high on the Olympic medals table, the question on many coaches' minds is how are we going to cope with the surge in demand at grass roots level for sports coaching triggered by the inspirational performances of the world's top athletes?

Poole torchbearers' moment to shine

The people of Poole turned out in force to cheer the torch through their town. Crowds lined the route between Poole Quay and Seldown Bridge as the torchbearers enjoyed their moments in the spotlight.

Riding the wave of inspiration

With the London Olympics reaching its climax, let's ride the wave of inspiration and get schools everywhere joining the World Marathon Challenge. If you want a taster of some fun athletics action before then, why not attend a local Community Athletics Day and give it a go?

What's your Olympic legacy? Here's Mo's

Wonderful pics from 10 Downing Street as world leaders met at the Global Hunger Summit. Mo Farah, fresh from his Olympic double gold winning glory, passed the baton in the Race Against Hunger to Prime Minister David Cameron.

England Athletics London Based Team Help LOCOG With Olympic Test Event

24 hours before the 2012 London Olympic Games saw the start of athletics and the long awaited use of the iconic Olympic stadium; a small group of Athletes; Coaches and England Athletics (London Based) employees were in attendance at the world class facilities and venue to help provide a test event for LOCOG (London Organising Committee Olympic Games) and their completion team.

Are you ready?

As the world watches on at the start of the Olympic Games in London our sport has already been making most of 2012 - and there are more exciting days ahead!

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