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Thursday, July 14, 2016
University of East London student Vanessa Daobry made her Great Britain debut this year (pic: UEL).

Wheelchair athlete delighted to play a part in project that will aim to inspire disabled individuals to participate more in sport

Williams gets Olympics nod

Thursday, July 14, 2016
UEL student Bianca Williams has been selected by Team GB for the Rio Olympics

Sprinter named in 4x100m relay team for this summer’s Games

Mercy Brown of the University of East London faces the camera (pic: UEL).

East India Quay resident wins bronze in the +75kg category to add to her European Junior gold medal from October 2015

Competitors face the camera at the Almost 5k event in Limehouse

Almost 5k event proves a big success

University of East London student Shannon Hylton is hoping to make it to the 2016 Rio Olympics (pic: UEL).

19-year-old keen to impress in trials at Birmingham towards the end of June after winning Loughborough International last month

University of East London student Vanessa Daobry all smiles ahead of Great Britain debut this month (pic: UEL).

Wheelchair user who competes in the shot has surprised herself by taking to the sport so quickly over past few years

Local athletes will be taking part in the Great Newham Run again later this year, which ends in the Olympic Stadium

Prize draw for trip to Ethiopia

Joe Root (left) and Perri Shakes-Drayton have a sprint race during the T20 Blast Launch at Loughborough University (pic: Simon Cooper/PA)

Athlete battling back from bad injury

UEL's Kyle Ennis won 200m gold at the BUCS finals (pic: Mark Shearman)

Students combine for six medals at Bedford event

Novice Crellin takes on London marathon

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Richard Crellin is running the London marathon for The Children's Society

After only four months of runner, charity worker aims to raise funds for The Children’s Society

London 2017 ticket prices revealed

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Para athlete Georgie Hermitage, former Olympic gold medalist Sally Gunnell and bronze medalist Robbie Grabar and children from Tower Bridge Primary School hold up giant golden tickets to announce prices for the 2017 World Championships (pic: David Parry/PA)

Countdown begins to athletics championships

Bianca Williams (centre) on the podium after winning the BUCS 60m final last year (pic: Andy Edwards)

Sprinter sets her sights on university crown in build-up to Olympics

Great Britain's 400m athlete Laviai Neilsen, who comes from Leytonstone (pic: SportsAid).

19-year-old played her part in charity film that will be screened at the BAFTA’s this evening

Jackson continues support for Go Dad Run

Saturday, December 19, 2015
Colin Jackson is backing Prostate Cancer UK's Go Dad Run event

Olympic medalist teams up with Prostate Cancer UK

Stepney Green Maths, Computing and Science College School Year 12 pupil Kazem Ahmed (left) at the Get Set for Community Action national training day

Pupils from local school attended national training day at Aston Villa’s stadium alongside Britain’s London 2012 Olympic stars

Weir relishing London return

Friday, May 22, 2015
Paralympic champions David Weir and Ollie Hynd call on the British public to support their fellow para-athletes at National Paralympic Day at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Sunday 26 July (pic: Matt Alexander/PA)

Multi champion ‘as fast as ever’

Employees across the country are being encouraged to take part in the inaugural Midday Mile  (pic: Anthony Upton)

Employees encouraged to help raise funds for British Heart Foundation

Super effort by Martelletti

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Paul Martelletti, who as Spiderman, broke the world record for the fastest marathon dressed as a superhero in two hours, 30 minutes and 12 seconds (pic: David Davies/PA)

Bow runner sets ‘world record’ in marathon

Wapping's Dan Carter is running the London Marathon for Prostate Cancer Uk (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPhoto)

Wapping Hockey Club’s Dan Carter will be swapping his hockey trainers for his running trainers as he tackles the London Marathon on April 26.

Gemili tipped for more success

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Adam Gemili (right) brings home the baton as Great Britain win the men's 4x100m relay at the 2014 European Championships (pic: Adam Davy/PA)

Olympic champion believes UEL student is leading light in British sprinting

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