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Date: 18th July 2016

Britain’s new Prime Minister Theresa May has made a bold reshuffle to the cabinet, with a number of high-profile changes likely to affect the leisure sector. 

Date: 14th July 2016

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has declared the facilities for the Rio Olympics ready for action despite well-publicised delays of some of the venues. 

Date: 14th July 2016

Everton Football Club has received a £4m (US$5.3m, €4.8m) cash injection from Liverpool City Council to make improvements to its training ground, including the development of a new show pitch. 

Date: 11th July 2016

Simon Brodkin, aka Lee Nelson, has been announced as the after-dinner speaker at this year’s IOG Industry Awards, the UK’s biggest annual celebration for groundsmanship.

Date: 8th July 2016

While pitches at Euro 2016 have struggled to cope with unseasonably heavy rain, England’s dreary weather has made Premier League ground staff world experts.

Date: 7th July 2016

Government funding for Sport England and UK Sport is not expected to be cut as a result of the UK voting to leave the European Union – although the landscape could change if chancellor George Osbor

Date: 4th July 2016

Swimming World Champion Karen Pickering, Sported chief executive Chris Grant and Leicestershire County Cricket Club CEO Wasim Khan are among the six new appointments to Sport England’s board. 

Date: 4th July 2016

The government has pledged to plough £10m (US$13.2m, €12m) into rugby league infrastructure in the north of England as part of a bid to host the 2021 World Cup.

Date: 30th June 2016

IOG regional pitch advisors, Andy Clarke and Darren Symonds, both of which work within the FA, ECB, RFL and Sport England-funded Grounds & Natural Truf Improvement Programme, will be hosting a

Date: 30th June 2016

The organisers of SALTEX have announced that outdoor working demonstrations will be returning to the 2016 exhibition, which will be held on 2 and 3 November at the NEC, Birmingham.