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Newham's Christine Ohuruogu had more to celebrate as she was inducted into England Athletics' Hall of Fame.

Mighty Mo Farah completed an unprecedented sixth successive Great North Run victory on Sunday as he managed a new best time for the event.

Sprinting has been the tour de force this summer for the Newham & Essex Beagles with two of their young stars leading the way for the club and in the UK.

Newham & Essex Beagles star Asha Philip ensured a World Championships spot in Berlin on Sunday, writes Ziad Chaudry.

Few athletes can boast having an Olympic champion in their corner - but for East London heptathlete Emma Nwofor, it's making all the difference.

Royal Docks Academy student Karen Mayindo is preparing to compete in a national 100m running event.

British pole vault champion Holly Bradshaw believes that this year's edition of the Müller Anniversary Games could be the most competitive yet.

East Ham athlete Jordan Andrew has his heart set on the Paralympic Games after going from strength to strength in the Futures Academy Programme.

Newham & Essex Beagles saw siblings Katie and Thomas Head claim a stunning golden double at the South of England Championships at Bedford at the weekend.

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.

Viewtube Runners were out in force at the Big Half in London on Sunday.

Newham & Essex Beagles star Asha Philip will go into next month's European Indoor Championships in great form, writes Ziad Chaudry.

Viewtube Runners took part in the local Olympic Park half marathon at the weekend, with many setting personal bests.

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

School won both the boys' and girls' events at borough competition

Youngsters triumphed against some of the best talents in Newham

St Edward's had plenty to celebrate after winning the Langdon Academy Sport Partnership Year Five and Six Sportshall Athletics Competition.

Viewtube Runners finished their year at the Sikhs in the City event on Sunday.

Viewtube Runners were out in force at various events over the weekend.

Viewtube Runners took on a host of challenges over the past week, starting with their inaugural Halloween Headtorch 5k.

The latest news from the Langdon Academy Sport Partnership

Cricklefield Stadium in Ilford to host talent ID evening this week

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