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Monday, June 3, 2019

UK Coaching has marked the start of the second ever Coaching Week by making a #GreatCoachingPledge to help coaches across the nation benefit their communities.

Alan Bell - the race starter who once disqualified Usain Bolt at a World Championships - is urging sports fans in London to become running and athletics officials.

British Athletics has confirmed that it will be working closely with Track Academy in 2019, announcing that it will be the Official Charity Partner to the Müller Anniversary Games at the London Stadium this summer (20-21 July).

An all-star line-up of student athletes from a variety of sports will be honoured at University of East London's annual sports celebration tonight (Wednesday).

University of East London student Khai Riley-Laborde admitted to feeling the pressure before defending his 110m hurdles crown at the BUCS Outdoor Championships over the weekend.

Four of the world's very best 100m sprinters have been lined up for this July's Muller Anniversary Games at the London Stadium, including the second quickest man ever and Britain's two leading lights in the event.

At just 22 years of age Great Britain athlete Shannon Hylton has already achieved much on the track, but her rivals should beware as her very first full-time season is now impending.

Sporting Bengal United manager Imrul Gazi completed the Vitality Big Half to raise funds for the Mile End Stadium outfit at the weekend.

Shadwell resident one of six Community Champions chosen for this year's Vitality Big Half

Former European indoor high jump champion has been looking ahead to this weekend's event in Birmingham

The Mornington Chasers started the new year as they finished - Running full pelt in pursuit of PBs and medals.

Cricklefield Stadium in Ilford to host talent ID evening this week

'Train Like A Champion' to be based at two venues in the London Borough of Redbridge

London-based coach Born Barikor is leading the way in keeping Londoners active, with his Our Parks initiative happening across the capital.

After hanging up her spikes at the end of June, former Olympic, World and Commonwealth Champion Christine Ohuruogu claimed retirement is yet to sink in.

The Guinness World Record for the longest, continuous running relay was broken as the final baton holder crossed the finish line of the I Move London Relay at Tower Bridge, London at the weekend.

Christine Ohuruogu and her Team GB 4x400m relay team-mates from the Beijing 2008 Olympics will receive a heroes' reception at the Müller Anniversary Games on Saturday, when they are awarded their Olympic bronze medals.

After the excitement of the inaugural Athletics World Cup at London Stadium, fans can expect more drama at the Muller Anniversary Games this weekend.

Eight times British 100m champion and European record holder Dwain Chambers has joined forces with North London's Lee Valley Athletics Centre to launch Mini Racers - a new sprint competition for six to 11-year-olds.

Two London Olympians who took part in London 2012 have backed a campaign to help secure the future of the London Youth Games, Europe's largest youth sports festival.

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