Archive for September, 2013

Sports Management Worldwide Hosts NFL London Sports Career Conference October 26 at Wembley

LONDON, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — British and American Sports converge at the NFL London Sports Career Conference on October 26, 2013 at Wembley, in conjunction with the NFL London Game between the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars versus the San Francisco 49ers. SMWW Sports Career Conferences is your opportunity to gain valuable insight into a variety of […]

Surrey United to face Wolves in BBL Debut

Surrey United Basketball will take on the Worcester Wolves at Surrey Sports Park this Saturday (28th, 7pm tip off) as they look to shake up the League in their BBL debut. The brand new Surrey franchise will be aiming to impress the Guildford crowd this weekend as they look to get their first ever BBL […]

Lord Pendry impressed by new facilities at Centre that produced Nicky Butt

Lord Pendry returned the North West on Friday, where he was once the MP for Stalybridge & Hyde, to visit Droylsden Community and Sports Centre’s clubhouse and third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP). The newly opened facilities, funded by the Football Foundation, are already making a significant contribution to grassroots sport in the area. […]

Football legend Brooking opens outstanding new sporting facility in Thamesmead

Football legend Sir Trevor Brooking CBE showed his support for grassroots sport today at the official opening of Sporting Club Thamesmead, where an outstanding new changing pavilion, floodlit third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP), and multi-use games area (MUGA) have been built thanks to funding through the Football Foundation, the country’s largest sports charity, […]

Barrie Stevens hopes this will be a ‘golden year’ for him at the PGA Fourball Championship

Beau Desert Golf Club’s Barrie Stevens hopes this will be a ‘golden year’ for him at the Golfbreaks.com PGA Fourball Championship. Stevens is partnering Little Aston PGA Professional Brian Rimmer at the Forest Pines event and the West Midlands pair hope they will finally be rewarded with some success after several failed attempts to get to […]

2 BOYS’ ASK THE PUBLIC TO FOLLOW THEIR ATTEMPT TO BREAK WORLD RECORD WITH ATLANTIC ROW

Two young men will be away from their families this Christmas, as they will be rowing across the Atlantic as part of a two-person 50-day non-stop challenge crossing 3,000 nautical miles and burning 10,000 calories a day each. The challenge is described as the ‘world’s toughest endurance race’. The row will commence on 2 December. […]

Surrey United confirmed as Surrey BBL Franchise

The British Basketball League has announced that it has approved a change of ownership for the Surrey BBL franchise. The franchise will now be known as Surrey United and will continue to play their home games at Surrey Sports Park. The new ownership is a joint venture between Surrey Sports Park and London United Basketball […]

Ben Johnson launches global anti-doping campaign on anniversary of Seoul Olympics.

Ben Johnson, the sprinter who won a 100 metres gold medal at the Seoul Olympics in 1988 before his disqualification for failing a routine drug test, has arrived in the UK at the start of a world tour to launch a new anti-doping initiative. Johnson will promote a new campaign, #ChooseTheRightTrack, which has been initiated […]

Gareth Bale secures the real deal completing a £86 million world record deal – transferring to Real Madrid from Tottenham

Source Tottenham Hotspurs star Gareth Bale, has secured a transfer to the Spanish giants – Real Madrid. Gareth Bale has agreed to the wallet-busting £86.3million transfer fee, which sees the 24-year-old super star wave goodbye to Tottenham Hotspur. Welsh soccer star, Bale will personally take-home £90million over the next six year. This huge sum works […]