Posts Tagged ‘sports blog UK’

Lionesses have done our game and country proud – Football Foundation

The Football Foundation paid tribute to the England Women’s team on their recent success at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada. The UK’s largest sport charity, which focuses on investing in our grassroots game, said that the performances and the spirit that the team displayed over the last month has raised the profile […]

James Beattie helps mark Football Foundation’s 15th anniversary as he’s unveiled as an Ambassador Football Foundation

Former Southampton FC and England striker, James Beattie, was unveiled as the Football Foundation’s latest Ambassador today, when he visited The Blandford School’s third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP), Dorset. It was James’ first engagement in his new role and forms part of the Foundation’s 15-year Anniversary celebrations. James, who has just been appointed […]

Amir Khan hopeful of Mayweather showdown

Amir Khan has confirmed that he will continue to chase a September superfight with pound-for-pound champion Floyd Mayweather Jnr, and expects a decision within the next month. Speaking at an event hosted by the University of Bolton’s School of Sport and Biomedical Sciences, Khan said that he was hopeful of securing a bout against boxing’s […]

Cricket icons return to action in Masters Champions League

ubai, UAE:  Some of cricket’s greatest former international players are due to return to competitive action in a new and unique T20 tournament, which will be held annually across three stadiums in the United Arab Emirates. The Masters Champions League, MCL, will feature a franchise format. However, unlike the IPL or Big Bash, teams will […]

Smashers prepare for NBL Championship Finals

Surrey Smashers will feature in the first ever National Badminton League (NBL) Championship Finals this Sunday when they face Loughborough Sport at K2 Crawley. Hayley Adcock’s Smashers side finished top of the table to complete the inaugural NBL season having won 4 out of 5 fixtures, including the league’s only 5-0 white-wash at home to […]

Tennis First fills funding gap

Tennis First, the charity that supports some of the UK’s top young tennis players, has provided more than £250,000 in funding to junior players in the past two grant periods – with plans to offer even more money this year. The charity, which was launched in 1999, identifies and provides financial support to players that […]


L’Eroica, the famous historic Tuscan bike tour known as ‘the most handsome bike race in the World’ is coming to the UK. L’Eroica Britannia has been named to make iconic British history in the Peak District National Park in June 2014. L’Eroica Britannia happens three weeks before the Grand Départ of The Tour de France […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Azores Islands to host 2013 European Surfing Championships

The archipelago of the Azores will be a haven for surfers and water sport lovers this September as the largest island São Miguel gears up to host the European Surfing Championships 2013 for the first time from 13 to 21 September. Otherwise known as Eurosurf, the competition will be staged on Santa Barbara beach in […]