England Athletics News

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Asher-Smith and Hughes shine in 200m heats on day three

Dina Asher-Smith (club: Blackheath Bromley, coach: John Blackie) and Zharnel Hughes (Shaftesbury Barnet, Glen Mills) were among those who impressed on the third day of athletics at the Commonwealth Games, as John Lane (Sheffield Dearne, Toni Minichiello) also moved up to fourth in the decathlon.

Bosworth secures silver by the seafront

Tom Bosworth (Club: Tonbridge AC, Coach: Andi Drake) produced a superb personal best and national record to get the England athletics team off to a medal-winning start on the first day of athletics competition at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Miller strikes gold on first day of athletics action

Nick Miller (Club: Border Harriers, Coach: Tore Gustafsson) became the first British man ever to exceed 80 metres in the hammer, as he secured Commonwealth Gold with a huge throw of 80.26m, a games record and an improvement of almost two metres on the mark he set last month in the United States.

Top young athletes set to compete at the Sportshall UK Final

Budding young athletes from across the UK are set to compete in the Sportshall Athletics UK Finals at Manchester's Regional Indoor Athletics Arena on the weekend of 14th and 15th April. The most promising young athletes will battle it out to be crowned UK Champions at the flagship athletics development event of the year.

England Athletics Masters 10k team announced

Following qualification through either the Chichester 10k back in February or selection through rankings owing to the cancellations of both the Trafford and Lincoln 10k qualifiers due to severe weather last month, England Athletics are pleased to announce the full Masters team for the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10k.

Safe Athletics Track and Field Safety Guide for Competition now online

Safe Athletics is a new initiative developed by UK Athletics and Home Country Athletics Federations that seeks to raise standards of safety within athletics via best practice guidance and information made freely available to anyone involved in its delivery. The Safe Athletics resources will provide the best opportunity to avoid accidents and injuries and help ensure the safety of everyone.

The Commonwealth Games have begun!

Gold Coast 2018 organisers held a spectacular opening ceremony welcoming the 71 nations and territories and 4,500 athletes from across the Commonwealth. The Opening Ceremony, which focused on celebrating the history of the Gold Coast, featured many of Team England's athletes who were the third nation to be paraded through the Carrara Stadium, the athletics competition venue.

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