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Vote for our athletics stars featured in the Sporting Equals Awards shortlists!

The Sporting Equals Awards is a celebration of the achievements and contributions of ethnically diverse sports people in our communities. Following the period of nominations, we are really pleased to share that 5 stars from our sport have been shortlisted across the 7 categories. Athletics is the most well represented sport in the shortlist and now we are looking to the athletics family to show their support and vote for our athletes and coach.
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Charlotte Fisher's coaching journey

“Just give it a go! Learn as much as you can, but don’t be afraid to make mistakes”: Charlotte Fisher speaks to England Athletics about her successful coaching journey spanning 30 years. Hooked on athletics as a child, Charlotte Fisher has seen her love for the sport blossom into a successful coaching career spanning more than three decades.For her, coaching was a natural extension of being a promising athlete who competed at club and university level.
Birmingham 2 August 2022. Hannah Cockroft (England) wins the women's T33/34 100m. Photo by Mark Shearman

Prioritising sustainability as an elite athlete - hear from sustainability athlete ambassador, Hannah Cockroft

We recently caught up with elite athlete sustainability ambassador Hannah Cockroft OBE to find out more about her journey on becoming more sustainable and some of the challenges she faces.
Jan Lishman at London 2012

Jan Lishman: 1952-2023

nspiring a Generation. That was Jan all over - as a much-loved school teacher, a dedicated Beaver Leader, hockey referee and a top level Athletics Official, Jan inspired more than a generation! After a stubborn battle with cancer Jan Lishman passed away peacefully with her family surrounding her. We celebrate her legacy.
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Blog: England Athletics CEO Chris Jones

England Athletics CEO Chris Jones looks back on an eventful year and also forward to future plans for England Athletics, whilst sharing updates on our programmes and competitions.
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Get set go for Guide Runners in Jersey

An England Athletics Sight Loss Awareness courses was held recently on Jersey – a first for the island. The course was requested by the charity Eyecan as they have no registered guide runners in their region. With the agreement of the course tutor, ITV journalist Josh Wilde went to cover the event to help to advertise it locally to more people.
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Terrific 29 medals for GB at the World Para Athletics Championships

Just one year out from the Paralympic Games in Paris, the World Championships acted as a perfect taster of what is to come next year in the Charlety Stadium.
Kare Adenegan wheelchair racer

Podcast #52: World Para Champs special and Commonwealth Youth Games preview

This podcast is a World Para Athletics Championships special, with three of the nation's accomplished stars all joining host Alex Seftel to talk about everything from best career moments to challenges they have overcome. This episode also marks the announcement of Englan
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Wheelchair athletes complete their Coaching Assistant course

This week we are celebrating UK Coaching Week and are pleased to present to you the newly qualified Coaching Assistant, Anya Waugh!
Hannah Cockroft with Paul Moseley

Results roundup: records tumble as athletes compete across Europe