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08 Jan 2018
Black Box VR scoops CES award for gym eSport innovation
Black Box VR scoops CES award for gym eSport innovation   Virtual reality fitness brand Black Box VR has been named a CES 2018 Innovation Awards Honouree for its resistance-based gym technology. The Black Box VR studio has developed a fully automated cable resistance machine that integrates virtual reality hardware and virtual eSport software. Visitors to The .... More>>
05 Jan 2018
FA Cup turns to music and fashion to attract young fans
FA Cup turns to music and fashion to attract young fans   The FA has announced that its campaign for this season’s FA Cup will use a group of musicians, designers, gamers and fashionistas to target a new generation of fans. As Premier League teams join the tournament at the third round, which kicks off today (5 January), the FA revealed ‘#CupCollective’, which will give .... More>>
05 Jan 2018
CannonDesign craft Maryland Heights sports and wellness centre
CannonDesign craft Maryland Heights sports and wellness centre   A hub for recreational sports, wellness and civic engagement has opened in St Louis, Missouri, using a design that shelters it from an interstate highway. Architecture and engineering firm CannonDesign were tasked with creating the new home for the Maryland Heights Community Center to replace a facility no .... More>>
04 Jan 2018
Final design drawings revealed for power plant's rooftop ski slope and park
Final design drawings revealed for power plant's rooftop ski slope and park   Danish landscape architects SLA have revealed their final design drawings for the rooftop park set to adorn Bjarke Ingels Group’s (BIG) forthcoming Amager Resource Center – one of the most-anticipated buildings of 2018. The centre, located in an industrial area of Copenhagen, is a waste-to-energy plant with .... More>>
04 Jan 2018
Water sports lagoon approved for Sydney's Olympic Park
Water sports lagoon approved for Sydney's Olympic Park   Proposals for an open water surf sports lagoon at Sydney Olympic Park have been given the green light by planning chiefs. The artificial wave park – located 25km from the ocean – has been designed by architects MJA Studio in collaboration with the WavePark Group, which will operate the site under its URBN Surf .... More>>
04 Jan 2018
Premier League clubs dominate global football finance index
Premier League clubs dominate global football finance index   Manchester City have more financial muscle than any other club in world football according to a new financial index, with Premier League clubs dominating the top 10. The Soccerex Football Finance 100 ranks clubs using five variables: playing assets, fixed assets, money in the bank, potential owner .... More>>
03 Jan 2018
Video: Frank Lampard tests ‘sports clinic of the future’
Video: Frank Lampard tests ‘sports clinic of the future’   Elite footballers and athletes of the future will prolong their careers by attending all-in-one health and sports clinics, according to former England and Chelsea star Frank Lampard. As reported in the latest Health Club Management, Lampard, who retired only last year at the age of 38, has partnered with a health .... More>>
02 Jan 2018
New Year Honours 2018: Sports leaders and stars recognised
New Year Honours 2018: Sports leaders and stars recognised   A host of business leaders from the world of sport have been recognised alongside winners from the field in the New Year Honours list 2018. Clare Connor OBE, director of women’s cricket for the England and Wales Cricket Board, was appointed CBE, as was Joyce Cook OBE, for services to sport and accessibility. .... More>>
02 Jan 2018
Liverpool International Horse Show cancelled after blaze at Echo Arena car park
Liverpool International Horse Show cancelled after blaze at Echo Arena car park   A fire that destroyed up to 1,400 cars next to the Echo Arena during the Liverpool International Horse Show on New Year’s Eve is believed to have started accidentally, according to police. The blaze, which began around 4.40pm on 31 December, forced the evacuation of horses from the first floor of the car park .... More>>
02 Jan 2018
Schools should teach PE daily to boost children's brains, say researchers
Schools should teach PE daily to boost children's brains, say researchers   Physical education should be taught in schools on a daily basis to help improve academic performance, a study has concluded. Researchers at the University of Granada (UGR) in Spain found exercise boosted grey matter in regions of the brain that are important for functioning as well as for learning, motor and .... More>>
28 Dec 2017
National sports centres give managers mental health training
National sports centres give managers mental health training   Elite sports centres Lilleshall, Bisham Abbey and the National Water Sports Centre have announced plans to rollout mental health training to all managers. The training aims to create a culture of wellbeing for employees and athletes, helping them to spot signs and symptoms, as well as encouraging staff to start .... More>>
26 Dec 2017
Aquatics and sauna centre opens in Germany's Black Forest
Aquatics and sauna centre opens in Germany's Black Forest   Design studio 4a Architekten have completed an aquatics centre embedded into the landscape of the Offenburg Citizens’ Park in the south of Germany. The design of the Stegermatt Centre is characterised by the interplay of architecture and landscape, with expansive roof surfaces, spacious glass façades and atmospheric spatial volumes interlocking with the natural .... More>>
22 Dec 2017
Look back at summer of sport shows £107m economic impact of World Athletics in UK
Look back at summer of sport shows £107m economic impact of World Athletics in UK   As the 2017 sporting calendar draws to a close, an event impact study has measured the value to the UK of hosting the World Athletics Championships at £107m (US$143.2m, €120.8m). London became the first city to host both the World Para Athletics Championships and IAAF World Championships in the same year, with .... More>>
21 Dec 2017
Birmingham named host city for 2022 Commonwealth Games
Birmingham named host city for 2022 Commonwealth Games   Birmingham has officially been named the host city of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, beating competition from Kuala Lumpur, Victoria (Canada) and Australia. Speaking at a press conference this morning (21 December) at the Arena Academy school in Birmingham, Louise Martin, president of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), confirmed yesterday’s reports that the city .... More>>
20 Dec 2017
Boardroom changes help sports bodies reach new governance standard
Boardroom changes help sports bodies reach new governance standard   More women and independent voices in the boardroom have seen 55 of the UK’s national sports bodies pass the first test posed by the sector’s new governance code. With more than 1,000 pieces of evidence submitted by the deadline of 31 October, only three sports were found not to be fully compliant with the .... More>>
20 Dec 2017
Golf leaders to challenge tradition at first Golf Business Innovation Show
Golf leaders to challenge tradition at first Golf Business Innovation Show   The future model for golf clubs and businesses will take centre stage when leaders convene for the inaugural Golf Business Innovation Show in February. Golf Business International announced it will lead a panel discussion at Celtic Manor Resort on 1 February, asking business leaders how the sport can find new .... More>>
20 Dec 2017
Schmidt Hammer Lassen win competition to design Sports and Culture Campus in Aarhus
Schmidt Hammer Lassen win competition to design Sports and Culture Campus in Aarhus   Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects (SHL) have been commissioned to design a sports and culture campus in Aarhus, Denmark The multi-use community project is a core component of the revitalisation of the city’s western Gellerup district, with local leaders committed to delivering “an inspiring, welcoming and open .... More>>
20 Dec 2017
Birmingham set to win bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games
Birmingham set to win bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games   Birmingham is set to be officially announced as the host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games tomorrow (21 December). Multiple reports state a deal between the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), the DCMS and Birmingham City Council has been struck, with a press conference scheduled tomorrow at Perry Bar to be .... More>>
19 Dec 2017
Rwandan cricket stadium opens with design inspired by bouncing ball
Rwandan cricket stadium opens with design inspired by bouncing ball   An international cricket stadium built using local materials and sustainable building practices has opened in Rwanda, with a design inspired by a bouncing ball and the country’s rolling hills. Cricket is Rwanda’s fastest growing sport and has been used as a tool to bring people together in the country, which .... More>>
18 Dec 2017
Survey proves clear link between physical activity and wellbeing
Survey proves clear link between physical activity and wellbeing   Life satisfaction and happiness are higher for people who are physically active, while levels of anxiety are lower, a survey has shown. Analysis by the Sport Industry Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University examined the responses of more than 50,000 people to Sport England’s Active Lives Survey .... More>>
18 Dec 2017
Sir David Tanner to step down from British Rowing after 21 years
Sir David Tanner to step down from British Rowing after 21 years   Sir David Tanner has announced he will step down as the performance director of British Rowing after overseeing GB Rowing Team’s richest ever period of success. Tanner has held the post since 1996, developing 27 Olympic medal-winning crews, who won 12 golds, and eight Paralympic medal-winning crews, who won six .... More>>
15 Dec 2017
Study examines impact of physical activity and sport in offender rehabilitation
Study examines impact of physical activity and sport in offender rehabilitation   The role of physical activity and sport in the rehabilitation and resettlement of offenders in the criminal justice system is being investigated as part of a review commissioned by the Ministry of Justice. Professor Rosie Meek, of the School of Law at Royal Holloway University of London, is leading the review, .... More>>
14 Dec 2017
Liverpool to bid for 2022 World Gymnastics Championships
Liverpool to bid for 2022 World Gymnastics Championships   The World Gymnastics Championships could be coming to Liverpool after the city announced it will bid to host the competition in 2022. Liverpool City Council’s cabinet will formally endorse British Gymnastics’ bid, supported by UK Sport with National Lottery funding, to the Federation of International .... More>>
14 Dec 2017
Mather and Co to design Twickenham's World Rugby Museum
Mather and Co to design Twickenham's World Rugby Museum   The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has named Manchester-based firm Mather and Co to design its new World Rugby Museum at the spiritual home of the sport – Twickenham Stadium. Scheduled to open in early 2018, the new attraction was commissioned by the RFU as part of the redevelopment of the 82,000-capacity .... More>>
14 Dec 2017
Sheffield United reveal plans for South Stand extension
Sheffield United reveal plans for South Stand extension   Designs for a new stand at Sheffield United will celebrate the city’s steel industry, the club has revealed. The Blades have proposed to add more than 5,400 seats to the second tier of Bramall Lane’s South Stand, as well as new executive boxes and a media centre. Designs by local architects Whittam Cox will .... More>>
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