News from May 2018

Date: 31st May 2018

Fulfilling needs within the Pitch Grading Framework initiative, the IOG has completed the updated version of an IOG Professional Development Qualification in Turf Surface Management.

Date: 31st May 2018

IOG head of member service, Karen Maxwell, joined Capel Manor College Sports Turf Academy manager Martin Stanton, apprentices James O’Sullivan and Timothy Stone and Ohio State Intern Amy Wilber - b

Date: 31st May 2018

The IOG has trialled the new one-day introductory course on warm-season grasses at Edgbaston with attendees from Liverpool, Leicester City and Manchester City football clubs, in response to the inc

Date: 21st May 2018

Trowbridge Rugby Club, in association with Fleet Line Markers and Ecosol Turfcare, is organising a demo day for sports pitch maintenance practitioners on Thursday 26 July.

Date: 21st May 2018

Construction is nearing completion on the only new stadium being built for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Date: 15th May 2018

Kidderminster Cricket Club’s top groundsman has been presented with his hat-trick trophy for producing the best ground in the Birmingham and District Premier League for the third year running.

Date: 15th May 2018

Jennie Price will leave her role as CEO of Sport England at the end of October, after 11 years at the helm.

Date: 14th May 2018

French architecture studio SCAU have won the design competition to create an Olympic stadium and leisure park in the suburbs of Paris, with their vision for a venue extensively covered by plants.

Date: 9th May 2018

The London Stadium will host two regular games between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox

Date: 8th May 2018

Parks and green spaces across the United Kingdom provide people with over £34 billion of wellbeing benefits, a new report from the charity Fields in Trust has revealed.

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