Tayla Brade

One of Track Academy’s long-standing student athletes is celebrating after graduating from university with a well-earned degree. Tayla Brade received a 2:2 in journalism from the University of the Arts London this summer. Now 22, she first joined Track Academy around the time of the London...

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Brittany Robinson

After arriving in the UK from Jamaica, Brittany was advised by her coach back home to join Track Academy. She has been training since 2009. Athletics is a huge part of her Jamaican heritage and she has been committed to training at Track Academy since the age of 11. Coming into the British...

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Colin Hart on Caster Semenya

Here, our favourite veteran journalist Colin Hart shares his views on the recent Caster Semenya ruling: The Caster Semenya case has bitterly divided the athletic world in what has become track and field’s equivalent of the Brexit debate. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) voted 2-1 in...

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Track Academy features in ITV documentary

The work of Track Academy by Connie Henry in Willesden will be under the national spotlight in an ITV documentary to be aired next Tuesday. Run For Your Life, which will be broadcast at 10.45pm, highlights the transformative power of sport, especially for young people from disadvantaged...

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Track Academy Toddlers

Anyone with a toddler will tell you how energetic they are – now, little ones can put all that vim and vigour to good use at Track Academy by Connie Henry in Willesden. Youngsters from 18 months to four years are being invited to take part in taster sessions at the Willesden Sports Centre in...

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