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28 Jun 2019
Milan-Cortina's 2026 Games to rely on existing infrastructure – master plan features one new venue
Milan-Cortina's 2026 Games to rely on existing infrastructure – master plan features one new venue   The Milan-Cortina 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics will rely largely on existing venues. Out of the 12 competition venues, nine are existing facilities, while two will be temporary builds. Only one of the competition venues will be built for the Games – an indoor, multi-use arena in the Santa Giulia .... More>>
28 Jun 2019
£40m eco-friendly Riverside Leisure Centre opens its doors
£40m eco-friendly Riverside Leisure Centre opens its doors   A new £40m leisure centre built to include a number of sustainable innovations has opened in Chelmsford, Essex. The Riverside Leisure Centre in Chelmsford has been awarded a 'very good' BREEAM sustainability rating, owing to its energy efficient design. The centre uses a combined heat and power unit to .... More>>
27 Jun 2019
Foster + Partners’ New York boathouse will use rowing courses to empower communities
Foster + Partners’ New York boathouse will use rowing courses to empower communities   London-based architecture practice Foster + Partners have revealed plans to create a community-centred boathouse and rowing facility in Washington Heights, New York. Commissioned by competitive rowing charity Row New York, the proposed timber-roofed building will comprise an array of classrooms, event spaces, and .... More>>
26 Jun 2019
Piscina & Wellness Barcelona announces competition to build seaside aquatic centre
Piscina & Wellness Barcelona announces competition to build seaside aquatic centre   Piscina & Wellness Barcelona (PWB) has launched an international contest for architecture students to conceptualise a new aquatic centre. According to the company, the future leisure facility will be designed for public bathing and will occupy a tract of land on Barcelona’s waterfront, between “Drassanes Quay .... More>>
26 Jun 2019
Leicester Tigers put up for sale
Leicester Tigers put up for sale   One of England's most successful rugby clubs, Leicester Tigers, has been put up for sale. Simon Cohen, Leicester Tigers CEO revealed plans for the sale of the club alongside a full strategic review as part of long-term plans to reclaim its status as a force in English and European rugby. Tigers, who have won .... More>>
26 Jun 2019
Nottingham Forest FC secures land deal to pave way for stadium redevelopment
Nottingham Forest FC secures land deal to pave way for stadium redevelopment   Plans to redevelop Nottingham Forest's City Ground have moved a step closer after the Football League club was granted a new 250-year lease for the stadium site. The club wants to expand the stadium's capacity from 30,000 to 38,000, in support of its long-term ambitions to return to the top flight of English .... More>>
25 Jun 2019
Collaboration vs aggregation - what’s the difference?
Collaboration vs aggregation - what’s the difference?   As an industry, we still underestimate the power of a truly varied fitness regime. We also probably still underestimate the growing appetite for it, especially among emerging customer segments. True variety doesn’t just make the fitness regime more effective, it makes the customer more active for longer. To get .... More>>
25 Jun 2019
National School Sport Week: two in three parents have no idea of recommended activity levels
National School Sport Week: two in three parents have no idea of recommended activity levels   Research by YouGov has shown 68 per cent of UK adults to be unaware of the fact that children should take part in 60 minutes of physical activity every day. A survey of 2,071 UK adults carried out on behalf of Youth Sport Trust (YST) revealed that two in three either believed the target – set out by the Chief .... More>>
24 Jun 2019
Italy's Milan-Cortina bid wins vote to host 2026 winter Olympics
Italy's Milan-Cortina bid wins vote to host 2026 winter Olympics   Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo will host the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics – the 25th edition of the Games. The joint bid by Milan and Alpine ski resort Cortina won a two-horse race against a similar dual bid by Swedish capital Stockholm and ski resort Åre. The 2026 will see skating sports and ice .... More>>
24 Jun 2019
Plans revealed for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games stadium
Plans revealed for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games stadium   Conceptual designs have been revealed for Birmingham's Alexander Stadium, which are set to transform the athletics stadium into the main stadium of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The venue in the city's Perry Barr district will be the focal point of the 2022 Games, hosting the opening and closing ceremonies as well .... More>>
24 Jun 2019
Tokyo 2020 project launches across English primary schools
Tokyo 2020 project launches across English primary schools   An initiative aiming to inspire primary school children and their families to try new activities together in the run up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has been launched nationwide in English primary schools. The Travel to Tokyo project aims to broaden families’ knowledge and understanding of recommended physical .... More>>
20 Jun 2019
Wimbledon tennis championship creates virtual Andy Murray fan experience
Wimbledon tennis championship creates virtual Andy Murray fan experience   Tennis fans visiting this year's Wimbledon championships will be offered an opportunity to practise on Centre Court alongside Andy Murray – in virtual reality. The "Champion’s Rally" will form part of an enlarged Fan Experience at this year's Championships. Allowing fans to step into a VR experience and .... More>>
19 Jun 2019
Football clubs launch Extra Time Hubs to tackle loneliness among older fans
Football clubs launch Extra Time Hubs to tackle loneliness among older fans   A group of 12 English Football League (EFL) clubs have launched a programme looking to tackle loneliness and inactivity among older fans. The initiative will see the creation of a network of Extra Time Hubs, designed to engage retired and semi-retired people by harnessing the "unique assets" of the EFL Club .... More>>
18 Jun 2019
Mums with young children say exercising makes them 'feel guilty'
Mums with young children say exercising makes them 'feel guilty'   A majority of mothers do not exercise because it makes them feel guilty about not spending time with their children. A Sport England study of 1,006 mothers with young children – aged six or younger – reveals that 61 per cent of mums said exercising made them worry they were neglecting their responsibilities. .... More>>
17 Jun 2019
Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos to help revitalise Chinese football with sprawling 'sports city'
Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos to help revitalise Chinese football with sprawling 'sports city'   Spanish firm Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos have revealed the first concept images of their latest project – a 260,000 sq m football complex in Dalian, China. The expansive campus will comprise 23 regulation-size pitches, a hotel, gardens, and a select number of short-stay residential units. The US$297m (€264.7m, .... More>>
17 Jun 2019
17 projects to share £5.4m of funding from Wales' new Healthy and Active Fund
17 projects to share £5.4m of funding from Wales' new Healthy and Active Fund   Sport Wales has revealed details of a new funding initiative designed to help people in Wales adopt healthier lifestyles. It is the latest in a number of UK grants programmes launched by sporting agencies looking to improve people's health – rather than simply increase sport participation numbers. The first .... More>>
14 Jun 2019
Major new £40m community sports campaign backed by Prince Harry
Major new £40m community sports campaign backed by Prince Harry   A major new Sport England campaign, aiming to use sport as a force for good, has received the royal approval from Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex. The four-year Made By Sport campaign will champion the role sport can play in changing lives and raise up to £40m worth of funding in order to create sporting .... More>>
14 Jun 2019
Premier League football a 'significant generator' of inbound tourism
Premier League football a 'significant generator' of inbound tourism   The English Premier League (EPL) is a major driver of inbound tourism into Britain – especially when it comes to sports fans from long-haul destinations. Research by tourism agency VisitBritain shows that the EPL is a leading driver of inbound tourism amongst overseas football fans, with more than .... More>>
13 Jun 2019
Stephanie Hilborne named CEO of Women in Sport
Stephanie Hilborne named CEO of Women in Sport   Women in Sport has appointed Stephanie Hilborne OBE as its new chief executive. Hilborne, who is currently CEO at The Wildlife Trusts, is an experienced campaigner for change, as well as driving developments in both policy and government legislation. She has worked in nature conservation for more than 20 .... More>>
12 Jun 2019
Sports and fitness complex to open at £160m Alderley Park project
Sports and fitness complex to open at £160m Alderley Park project   A new health club and sports complex will launch as part of the Alderley Park science and technology park in Cheshire. The complex will include a large gym, group fitness studio, sports hall, three outdoor tennis courts and a five-a-side 3G football pitch. It will also be the first site in the region to include .... More>>
11 Jun 2019
Everyone Active and Max Whitlock launch competition to find 'next Olympic champion'
Everyone Active and Max Whitlock launch competition to find 'next Olympic champion'   Everyone Active and double Olympic champion Max Whitlock have joined forces to unearth the next generation of gymnastic talent. The two have launched an initiative called "Mini Max", which will offer keen young gymnasts the opportunity to win one-to-one mentoring sessions with Whitlock. Aimed at children .... More>>
11 Jun 2019
Women's World Cup: FIFA signs gender equality MoU with UN
Women's World Cup: FIFA signs gender equality MoU with UN   World governing body FIFA has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United Nations (UN) which aims to make football more accessible to women and girls. Signed during the opening ceremony of the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 – which is currently taking place in France – the MoU will provide a .... More>>
10 Jun 2019
Škoda and Dame Sarah Storey launch female-only cycling academy
Škoda and Dame Sarah Storey launch female-only cycling academy   Car manufacturer Škoda has teamed up with 10-time Paralympic champion Dame Sarah Storey to launch a cycling academy for female cyclists who have aspirations to compete professionally. The Škoda DSI Cycling Academy is open to female cyclists aged between 17-25 and aims to provide young amateur cyclists with a .... More>>
09 Jun 2019
Sports people included in Queen's Birthday Honours list
Sports people included in Queen's Birthday Honours list   A number of sportspeople have been recognised for their work in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours list. David Gill, former Manchester United chief executive and vice chair of the Football Association (FA), has been given a CBE. In 2015, Gill was elected as a FIFA vice-president, but he rejected the position .... More>>
07 Jun 2019
Les Mills On Demand partners with This Girl Can campaign
Les Mills On Demand partners with This Girl Can campaign   Fitness group Les Mills has joined forces with Sport England’s This Girl Can campaign to help break down women’s barriers to fitness. The partnership will result in Les Mills offering a free 21-day trial to its Les Mills On Demand platform – as well as a bespoke programme designed specifically for women who are .... More>>
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