Archive for January, 2014

Football fans get FFITer and lose weight

An initiative that helps male football fans feel better and live a healthier lifestyle by losing weight, taking more exercise, and improving their diet has been a resounding success, according to new research published in The Lancet and BMC Public Health. The Football Fans in Training programme* (FFIT) has run for three seasons at Scottish […]

The Borders Sport and Leisure Trust Triathlon series

The Series, which includes triathlon events in six Scottish Borders towns: Galashiels, Selkirk, Peebles, Hawick, Kelso and Eyemouth, is set to attract hundreds of competitors across the summer months.  Organised by Borders Sports and Leisure, this year’s series kicks off on Sunday April 20th in Galashiels. Ewan Jackson, Chief Executive of Borders Sport and Leisure […]

Save The Date, Running, Cycling & Triathlon Dates

New women’s 10K to extend to Birmingham in 2014

An exciting new women’s only running event will take place in Birmingham for the first time next year. Birmingham is one of ten carefully selected locations across the UK where the Women’s Running 10k will be held in 2014. The Birmingham leg of the race series, which is now in its second year, will start […]

Football Foundation passes £1bn grassroots investment landmark

The Football Foundation announced today that it has now supported more than £1bn of grassroots sports projects. Since it was launched in 2000, the Foundation has funded 12,007 projects with grants worth £473m, which it has used to attract a further £732m in additional partnership funding – £1.205bn of investment into the grassroots game. The […]

Ben Shephard: ‘£1.5m will help Grow the Game amongst under-represented groups’

TV presenter and Football Foundation Ambassador, Ben Shephard, announced today that £1.5m of funding from the Premier League and The FA will be made available to aid the development of grassroots football clubs. Any clubs can apply, providing they meet basic eligibility criteria, although this year sees a particular emphasis placed on increasing the number […]

Hearing Protectors for SWIMMING, SNORKELING, SURFING & WATER SKIING available for product review?

Unlike traditional foam, wax or silicone earplugs, Auritech Hearing Protectors are far superior and contain precision-tuned, ceramic filter technology. This new, patented technology ensures maximum protection from damaging frequencies – yet allows all communication to remain clearly audible, without the muffling effect of conventional earplugs. Auritech filters are formed with a venturi-shaped sound channel from […]

Former England Manager Graham Taylor supports grassroots cashback initiative

Grassroots sports clubs across the UK are in line for an early Christmas present if they shop with Club Cashback, a portal which generates a cashback reward for your club every time a purchase is made online with selected retailers. With over 2,000 retailers to choose from, including some of the biggest high street brands, […]