UK’s fittest teen is heading to Madison

CrossFit Rotherham athlete Murtaza Nadeem qualified for July’s CrossFit Games with a fourth place worldwide in the Online Qualifier. Nadeem secured his trip to the games with finishes inside the top fifteen in each of the workouts. His best finish in the Online Qualifier was a fifth place in the chipper in the first workout, completing 279 reps,…

English schools gear up for athletics season

The English Schools Athletic Association’s season kicks off on 8th May, with the first county level rounds of inter-school competition taking place across the country that week. Almost 800 schools across the country have entered the ESAA team competitions scheduled for the week of 8th May. The competitions are split across two age groups, for pupils…

Richardson & Rose win Notts U18

Joshua Rose and Erin Richardson came out on top in the Boys and Girls U18 competitions at the Notts Junior Open ending this past weekend.  Rose (35 ranked – 14/4) defeated Oliver Cutting (28 ranked – 14/4) in three sets, closing out the game 7-5, 3-6, 6-3.  Whilst unseeded Richardson won her match against three…

NatWest Schools Cup New Structure Widens Fixture Lists

From next season the NatWest Schools Cup will introduce a revised structure that divides the competition into several tiers. The tournament will begin with three different levels, the Champions Trophy, as established at the U18 age group for the top 32 teams in the country will continue unchanged, whilst the Cup will be joined by a Vase on the fixture list.…