Posts Tagged ‘UK’

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, […]

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. […]

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. […]

DISABLED SWIMMER TO TAKE PLUNGE AS A PGA PROFESSIONAL

One-time Paralympic hopeful Chris Foster has set his sights on becoming a PGA Professional after seeing his dreams of gold medal glory dashed. The 23-year-old former swimmer was named in the Team GB squad for the Beijing Games in 2008 but was forced to pull out just weeks before because of a serious shoulder injury. […]

Helly Hansen Beauty and the Beast trail marathon challenge 2013

The Helly Hansen Beauty and the Beast trail marathon challenge is back for 2013! You can enter as a single runner or in teams of up to six and run the full marathon, or half marathon: Expect a varied, hilly and fully marked, trail route situated within one of the UK’s most beautiful sporting event […]

Cristiano Ronaldo, is he the apologising assassin?

Last night Manchester United lost out to Real Madrid in the Champions League at Old Trafford, but you probably knew that already. Two of the best club teams in world football going head to head.  It was an exciting, fast-paced game, unfortunately put out of balance by the red card issued to Manchester United’s Nani at […]

Bupa Great Birmingham Run 2012

The Bupa Great Birmingham Run, is probably better known as the Birmingham Half Marathon. The organisation of the event by Bupa is now in its second year, and it is the largest half marathon in the Midlands and one of the fastest growing half marathons in the UK. It was originally known simply as the […]

Choosing the right Football Boots

Without the right football gear you won’t be at your best. The basic FIFA rules regarding football equipment and clothing is simple: A player must not use equipment or wear anything that is dangerous to himself or another player – that includes any kind of jewellery. Footballers should also use shin-guards that must be fully […]

Equestrianism and Sport

In the UK, equestrianism covers a wide variety of horse riding and one of the most popular areas of equestrianism is through sport. Using horses in sport or as part of sport in the UK dates back hundreds of years, from dueling and racing, to horse riding during hunting. The main sports in which a […]

How to protect yourself from career threatening sports injuries

Playing sports is one of the most enjoyable ways to keep fit. When you’re in the middle of a game or race, you’re not worried about how many minutes you’re running or how many reps you need to complete, you’re just having fun. Another thing that you’re probably not thinking about is that a career […]