Coach Tom Dobbing at World Javelin Conference

Talent pathway javelin coaches learning from the world’s best

Last month two England Athletics Talent Pathway coaches headed to the Kuortane Olympic Training Centre in Finland to attend the 7th edition of the World Javelin Conference. Belgrave’s Tom Dobbing and Banbury’s Felicity Dawes represented England at the conference with their jointly funded by European Athletics and England Athletics.
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Podcast #55: Commonwealth Youth Games offers glimpse of next generation

In the latest England Athletics podcast, Commonwealth Youth Games gold medallists Maddie Down and Phoebe Gill join Team Leader Scott Grace and podcast host Alex Seftel to reflect on their experience in Trinidad and Tobago.
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Podcast #54: CEO Chris Jones and England Athletics Chair Gary Shaughnessy reflect on the 2023 season

In the latest England Athletics Podcast, Chair Gary Shaughnessy and CEO Chris Jones join host Alex Seftel to reflect on the 2023 season.
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Medals galore on the third day at the 2023 Trinbago Commonwealth Youth Games

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Middle distance magic and 400m medals for England on Day 2 of the Commonwealth Youth Games

Day 2 saw English interest in the 1500m finals, men's 400m Hurdles semis, both one lap flat finals and the men's long jump final. And Day 2's session of action resulted in a 1500m bronze for Lyla Belshaw.
Loughborough 23 May 2021. Isabelle Boffey (Eng) on her way to winning the women's 800m. Photo by Mark Shearman.

Issy Boffey reflects on the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games

Despite this being her first year as a senior athlete, Issy Boffey (Luke Gunn, Enfield & Haringey/Birmingham Uni) already has an impressive list of titles to her name.  Not only did she become British Champion over four laps of the indoor track earlier this year, Issy also has multiple European gold medals to her name from both the U20 and U23 Championships.  She was also part of the winning England Team at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas.  Issy placed a fantastic 4th in the final of the 800m.
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Team England statement on long jumper, D'mitri Varlack

England Athletics (through UK Athletics) has been working with World Athletics on an eligibility issue regarding Team England long jumper D’mitri Varlack.
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Sprinters impress on Day 1 of the Trinbago Commonwealth Youth Games

Day 1 of the highly anticipated athletics and para-athletics action at the Commonwealth Youth Games saw 13 of the 31 Team England athletes kick-start their campaigns and they did so in style. Team England secured a superb four medals, two gold and two silver.
Thea Brown and Teddy Wilson, Commonwealth Youth Games captains

Thea Brown and Teddy Wilson named Team Captains for the 2023 Trinbago Commonwealth Youth Games

Team England are pleased to announce their athletics Team Captains for the 2023 Trinbago Commonwealth Youth Games. Congratulations to Thea Brown and Teddy Wilson.
Seamus Derbyshire hurdling (2019)

Perfecting the art of Championship running – Seamus Derbyshire on the Commonwealth Youth Games

The Commonwealth Youth Games are almost underway in Trinidad and Tobago and we caught up with previous medallist, Seamus Derbyshire