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South African Rugby bids for 2023 World Cup after hosting ban lifted
The governing body for South African rugby union has lodged an official bid to host the 2023 World Cup after a ban on hosting international sporting tournaments was lifted by the government.
Political parties lay out sports plans ahead of 2017 General Election
Manifestos launched by the major political parties ahead of the 2017 General Election have set out their stalls on sport and physical activity policy, with a Commonwealth Games bid and ‘safe standi
IOG regional pitch advisors take a lead with youngsters
One less obvious role for Grounds and Natural Turf Improvement Programme regional pitch advisor Darren Symonds – and one that he has been undertaking beneath the radar – is the part he plays in the
IOG Young Board joined breakfast briefing at Chelsea Flower Show
Representatives of the IOG's Young Board were invited to a breakfast event at Chelsea Flower Show last week.
IOG Shropshire Branch Golf Evening
The Shropshire Branch has organised a Golf Evening for both members and non-members at Brow Golf Club near Ellesmere on 4 July.
Groundsmen crowdfund unfair dismissal claim
Two groundsmen sacked from their jobs at Hull’s KCOM Stadium for gross misconduct have successfully crowdfunded the first stage of their unfair dismissal claim.
THFC Environmental Centre and Nature Reserve approved by Enfield Council
The THFC Environmental Centre and Nature Reserve will deliver a purpose-built education facility alongside a top-level multi-use sports pitch and a nature reserve with boardwalks, wildflower walks
Preparing for possible Premier League football at the John Smith's Stadium
Groundsman Phil Redgwick is dreaming of Huddersfield Town playing in the Premier League on a pitch as perfect as he can make it.
David Beckham consortium reveals new-look design for mooted Miami MLS stadium
Representatives of footballing icon David Beckham have unveiled the latest version of the stadium the former England captain wants to build as a home for his new franchise in Miami, Florida.
Huge new sports building in Cambridge starts to take shape
The Stephen Perse Foundation's new building will include the city's first rooftop pitch and a multi-purpose sports hall in the basement.