Archive for March, 2016

MK Dons bosses Winkelman and Robinson join Iain Stewart MP at opening of new pitch

MK Dons Chairman Pete Winkelman and Manager Karl Robinson joined Iain Stewart, MP for Milton Keynes South and Cllr Keith Mclean, Mayor of Milton Keynes, at Sir Herbert Leon Academy recently (Friday 18 March 2016), to officially open their new £526,540 third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP). The project was made possible thanks to […]

2016 set to be the best year ever for the superyacht industry

Key players in the superyacht industry including superyacht brokers and shipyards have revealed a positive start to 2016 with strong sales, continued growth and optimism. Burgess Yachts confirmed that greater revenue had been achieved in 2015, compared to 2014, Rupert Nelson, sales director explained, “This is a good sign for the overall market, and another […]

The Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris 2016 : the race has already begun!

Key points: ·         Génération Marateens mobilizes 450 Parisian children ·         The Haribo Marathoon’s, the kids are also invited to the party! ·         Paris Breakfast Run: experience the most beautiful city in the world in a different way   Génération Marateens mobilizes 450 Parisian children There are many exciting things happening during the first edition of […]

Britain’s Olympic legacy in tatters as Chancellor flouts another opportunity to repay communities

For the eighth time in his position as Chancellor, George Osborne has failed to produce a national budget which honours the government’s long-outstanding debt to Britain’s communities. In 2007 the Labour government diverted £425 million from the Big Lottery Fund to help finance the ballooning Olympics budget. Following outrage from charities and many MPs, the […]

Former Canaries boss Nigel Worthington to open new £300,000 sports pavilion in Norfolk

What: Former Norwich City FC Manager, Nigel Worthington, will open Holt Playing Field Association’s upgraded pavilion. Where: Holt Sports and Social Club, Woodfield Road, Norfolk, NR25 6TX. When: Saturday 19 March 2016, at 11.15am Former Norwich City FC Manager, Nigel Worthington, will officially open Holt Playing Field Association’s new changing room pavilion on Saturday 19 […]

New book tackles the exclusion of British Asians from football

A new book which explores the exclusion of British Asians from football and makes recommendations for achieving equality in the industry has been published by a Leeds Beckett University academic. In his book, ‘British Asians, Exclusion and the Football Industry’, Dr Dan Kilvington, Senior Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies at Leeds Beckett, presents his […]

X2 Headphones by Premium Lifestyle Brand Jaybird

Premium lifestyle brand Jaybird has found that the X2, the second generation of the bestselling sport headphones BlueBuds X, is proving a popular choice with reviewers and customers alike. X2 includes three sizes of Comply Sport memory foam ear tips, previously sold as an accessory. Other improvements from the original design include upgraded ear fin […]

Giro Announces Innovative Ski Helmet reinforced by TeXtreme®

Global Leader in the manufacture of protective headwear, Giro Sport Design, recently announced the Avance MIPS, an innovative ski racing helmet that uses TeXtreme® to create a lighter, stiffer, and stronger shell. “In development of the Avance MIPS ski helmet, TeXtreme® has enabled us to create an ultralight shell that’s tougher, stiffer and stronger than […]

Mavericks steal Copper Box Crown

Surrey Storm fell to their first ever Copper Box Arena defeat on Saturday evening as Hertfordshire Mavericks took a 55-50 win at Netball London Live 2016. A 6332-strong crowd packed into the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park venue to witness a gritty, physical Vitality Netball Superleague clash, and Maverick’s first win in the annual meeting between […]

If you’re blind as a bat and heading abroad this year, Sportviz has the solution!

Sportviz has created a range of super affordable prescription eyewear including; swimming goggles, diving masks, ski goggles and sunglasses with a unique ‘snap in’ prescription insert (including bifocals and varifocals), which can be interchanged between any piece of Sportviz eyewear. The insert is designed to sit the same distance away from eyes as glasses, meaning […]