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05 Oct 2018
Atlanta Hawks State Farm arena nears completion
Atlanta Hawks State Farm arena nears completion   Construction is almost complete on the Atlanta Hawks’ highly anticipated State Farm arena. The US$192.5m (€166.7m, £145.6m) renovation – said to be the second largest in the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) history – will see the sports centre gain the league’s first-ever courtside bar. Other .... More>>
04 Oct 2018
RLSS UK and Leisure Media sign partnership aiming to bridge UK's employment gap
RLSS UK and Leisure Media sign partnership aiming to bridge UK's employment gap   The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) and Leisure Media have announced a partnership, as they aim to bridge employment gaps in the lifesaving sector. RLSS UK, the Drowning Prevention Charity founded in 1891, is a leading provider of training and education in lifesaving and is also the governing body for the .... More>>
01 Oct 2018
Latest Leisure Opportunities news round-up is now live!
Latest Leisure Opportunities news round-up is now live!   Mark Verstegen says health clubs and gyms need to become better at delivering results, report shows adult spend eight times as long watching on-demand as they do exercising, Manchester City opens second office in China and more are included in this week's Leisure Opportunities news round-up. To watch the video .... More>>
28 Sep 2018
Developers reveal proposal to revitalise Victorian beachfront
Developers reveal proposal to revitalise Victorian beachfront   Following years of decline, an area of Victorian seafront architecture in Brighton UK, could be restored as part of an urban regeneration project. Dubbed the People’s Promenade, the project – spearheaded by placemaking firm Boxpark and design studio Chalk Architecture – would see the Grade II-listed Madeira .... More>>
27 Sep 2018
Germany to host Euro 2024 after beating Turkey in final vote
Germany to host Euro 2024 after beating Turkey in final vote   Germany has beaten Turkey to host the Euro 2024 football tournament, after a vote by UEFA's Executive Committee. The two countries made final bid presentations before voting took place in Nyon, Switzerland, earlier today (27 September). In the ballot, the 17 members of the UEFA Executive Committee chose Germany .... More>>
27 Sep 2018
BMF teams up with Bear Grylls and rebrands as 'Be Military Fit'
BMF teams up with Bear Grylls and rebrands as 'Be Military Fit'   Outdoor fitness specialist British Military Fitness (BMF) has taken the radical step to rebrand its business, after partnering with celebrity survivalist Bear Grylls. The new name – Be Military Fit – is part of a strategy to expand the brand to new audiences, including those who are currently inactive. .... More>>
27 Sep 2018
Britain’s first illuminated smart floor installed at Oxford University sports centre
Britain’s first illuminated smart floor installed at Oxford University sports centre   Architectural design practice FaulkerBrowns in collaboration with Beard Construction have installed Britain’s first LED-lit, smart glass floor at Oxford’s Acer Nethercott Hall. Designed by German design company ASB, the futuristic floor–controlled with a touchpad–uses flexible under-floor lighting to provide .... More>>
26 Sep 2018
Mecanoo and Metaform to design Luxembourg’s first velodrome
Mecanoo and Metaform to design Luxembourg’s first velodrome   The first velodrome in Luxembourg will be designed by architectural firms Mecanoo and Metaform, who recently were awarded the commission after winning a competition launched by the country’s Ministry of Sport. The new building, which – in addition to a 1,000-person capacity velodrome – will include a swimming .... More>>
26 Sep 2018
Man City opens second China office as part of global expansion plans
Man City opens second China office as part of global expansion plans   Manchester City FC (MCFC) has become the first international football organisation to open two offices in mainland China. Located in Shenzhen, the second of the club's regional hubs will continue MCFC's work in developing grassroots football in China. It joins an existing hub in Shanghai in an expanding .... More>>
26 Sep 2018
Populous opens doors on new base in Dubai
Populous opens doors on new base in Dubai   Global architecture and design practice Populous has opened an office in the Dubai World Trade Centre, its first in the Middle East and Africa (MENA) region. The move coincides with the company’s additional announcement at the beginning of the week that it would also open an office in Dallas. Ben Vickery, .... More>>
25 Sep 2018
Coach Core to add 10 new sites after netting £1m Lottery grant
Coach Core to add 10 new sites after netting £1m Lottery grant   A programme designed to help get more young people to train as sports coaches has received nearly £1m of National Lottery funding from Sport England. The £995,500 grant will allow the Royal Foundation to double the reach of its Coach Core programme by adding 10 new sites in England over the next three years. .... More>>
25 Sep 2018
Bates Smart condemns Sydney stadium plans, talks of upcoming "renaissance" in urban renewal
Bates Smart condemns Sydney stadium plans, talks of upcoming   Philip Vivian, director of the multidisciplinary design firm Bates Smart, has criticised plans by the Australian government to demolish and rebuild Sydney's Allianz football stadium at Moore Park. In November 2017, the government announced it would spend AU$2.7bn (£1.5bn) to demolish and rebuild two of Sydney’s .... More>>
25 Sep 2018
Petition calls on political parties to 'transform physical activity' for children
Petition calls on political parties to 'transform physical activity' for children   The Sport and Recreation Alliance (SRA) has launched a petition calling on politicians of all parties to transform physical activity provision for children and young people as part of the Right To Be Active campaign. The campaign asks those across society – including parents – to join the call for political .... More>>
24 Sep 2018
UK adults spend 12 hours a week binge-watching TV, but only 90 minutes exercising
UK adults spend 12 hours a week binge-watching TV, but only 90 minutes exercising   The average UK adult spends eight times as long watching on-demand television as they do exercising, according to a new report. A study of 2,076 UK adults by ComRes reveals adults spend an average of 12 hours watching on-demand TV – such as Netflix and BBC iPlayer – each week, compared with just 90 minutes a .... More>>
24 Sep 2018
Willmott Dixon secures contract to build Winchester's new £38m leisure centre
Willmott Dixon secures contract to build Winchester's new £38m leisure centre   Winchester City Council (WCC) has chosen Willmott Dixon to build its £38m Sport and Leisure Centre at Bar End. The centre will be at the heart of the new Sport and Leisure Park and will replace the ageing River Park Leisure Centre, which dates to the 1970s and is, according to the council, at the "end of its .... More>>
21 Sep 2018
Work begins on Feyenoord's academy building and sports campus
Work begins on Feyenoord's academy building and sports campus   Construction has begun on the new Feyenoord Academy and Sports Club Feyenoord in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Designed by MoederscheimMoonen Architects for Dutch top flight club Feyenoord, the complex will cater for both professional football, as well as house a leisure centre and outdoor sports facilities. It .... More>>
20 Sep 2018
World's largest indoor ski park coming to Shanghai
World's largest indoor ski park coming to Shanghai   Plans have been announced to build the world's largest indoor ski park, with the record-breaking development coming to Shanghai's Pudong neighbourhood. Conceptualised by Mercurio Design Lab, the Wintastar resort will be run by Dubai's Majid Al Futtaim, which unveiled the Middle East’s first indoor ski slope in .... More>>
20 Sep 2018
Sanllehi and Venkatesham to lead Arsenal after Gazidis exits to AC Milan
Sanllehi and Venkatesham to lead Arsenal after Gazidis exits to AC Milan   Arsenal FC has promoted two of its directors to lead the club, following the surprise departure of chief executive Ivan Gazidis. Gazidis stepped down last week and announced that he will take over the role of CEO at Italian giants AC Milan on 31 October. The role of CEO at Arsenal will now be shared between .... More>>
19 Sep 2018
Edgbaston to increase capacity for Ashes test and World Cup
Edgbaston to increase capacity for Ashes test and World Cup   Edgbaston Stadium is increasing its capacity ahead of a bumper year of international cricket in 2019, when the venue will host an Ashes test as well as matches during the ICC Cricket World Cup. The decision to add 840 seats was made after pre-sales for the Ashes Test came in at 35 per cent higher than those for .... More>>
19 Sep 2018
£346m childcare cash surplus 'should be used to get kids active'
£346m childcare cash surplus 'should be used to get kids active'   More than £346m in "wasted" childcare funding should be used to get children more active and fight the growing epidemic of health issues among the young. That's the message from ukactive, which has called on the government to redirect the Treasury underspend – allocated to tax-free childcare – to physical .... More>>
18 Sep 2018
Tokyo preparing for 'transformative' Olympic Games
Tokyo preparing for 'transformative' Olympic Games   The organising committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has pledged to use the 'power of sport to change the world', when it hosts the event in two years' time. During the ninth project review of the Games, which forms part of the hosting process, The Tokyo Organising Committee for the 2020 Olympic and .... More>>
17 Sep 2018
Everton FC's new stadium to deliver a '£1bn boost to Liverpool'
Everton FC's new stadium to deliver a '£1bn boost to Liverpool'   Colin Chong, Everton Football Club's recently appointed stadium development director, has claimed that the club's new home will have a transformative effect on the entire city of Liverpool. Everton is currently finalising plans for a £500m stadium at the city's Bramley Moore Dock, designed by US architect Dan .... More>>
17 Sep 2018
UK Athletics chief Niels de Vos steps down after 11 years at the helm
UK Athletics chief Niels de Vos steps down after 11 years at the helm   UK Athletics (UKA) chief executive Niels de Vos will step down at the end of September, following more than a decade in the role. During de Vos' 11-year tenure, the national governing body delivered the successful IAAF World Championships and World Para Athletics Championships – as well as establish athletics .... More>>
17 Sep 2018
Pure Sports Medicine plans expansion outside London
Pure Sports Medicine plans expansion outside London   Simon Devane, CEO of sports injury clinic Pure Sports Medicine, has revealed plans to take the brand outside of London – hinting that the company might also grow its integrated fitness offering. Speaking to Health Club Management, Devane said the business "is set up for growth". "Our strategy from the .... More>>
14 Sep 2018
'Fully inclusive' £4m sports centre opens at Berkshire school
'Fully inclusive' £4m sports centre opens at Berkshire school   An inclusive multi-sports centre has opened at the St Andrew’s School in Pangbourne, Berkshire. Developed in consultation with disability sports charity SportsAble, the £4m facility has been designed to meet disability access regulations and is able to host competition standard wheelchair basketball and boccia. .... More>>
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