com)-- Gary Reed announced today the public launch of the Reed Athletics
Fund, the first non-profit of its kind, founded and funded by a Canadian Olympian.
Under this programme, John McFadzean, a qualified UK Athletics
coach and Holmfirth Harriers AC Youth Development Officer is going into local schools introducing the youngsters to the fundamentals of athletics
using the recently launched Athletics
365 scheme which is fully supported by England Athletics
and UK Athletics
UKA chief executive Niels de Vos said: "It will be the first major athletics
event in Great Britain after the 2012 London Olympics and I am sure the event will develop, promote and foster athletics
in Europe, and further raise the profile of the sport on the continent.
Many of those athletes are on scholarships, and many of those scholarships are funded with money raised by the athletics
Rent paid by UK Athletics
to occupy offices under a new 5,000-seat stand has been pencilled in to meet repayments on an pounds 11 million loan taken out by the council to improve the stadium and increase the maximum seating capacity to 25,000.
president Hansjorg Wirz said keeping the track was vital to inspire a new generation of British athletes.
West Cheshire AC chairman Dennis Wall said: "Everyone at West Cheshire AC conveys their best wishes and congratulations to John who richly deserves the recognition from Northern Athletics
has said that Dwain Chambers might have been using the whole process for his own ends by returning suddenly to the sport, and spending time away from athletics
to pursue a career in American football.
During his time with UK Athletics
, Jones was coach to seven Olympic Teams - and head coach for the last two summer Olympics.
Most coaches, athletes, and parents would not argue about the personal development opportunities afforded by interscholastic athletics
The Coalition for Intercollegiate Athletics
that was held at Vanderbilt in January 2005;
Miller thinks organized Greek athletics
began in the eighth century B.