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Olympic effect: London brings in £1.6bn from sporting events since London 2012
The hosting of major sporting events has contributed £1.6bn (US$2.1bn, €1.9bn) to London’s economy since the 2012 Olympics, according to a report.
Millions for grassroots rugby: RFU and Premiership Rugby deal to benefit the...
Community rugby and the academies of professional rugby clubs will receive fresh investment following a new £200m+ agreement signed between the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and Premiership Rugby.
SALTEX to address Brexit impact on industry
SALTEX 2016’s all-encompassing and free-to-attend LEARNING LIVE programme is set to explore what impact leaving the European Union will have on the industry, when the exhibition opens its doors at
Welsh Rugby Union to plough £1m into infrastructure upgrades
Grassroots rugby clubs in Wales will be able to bid for infrastructure funding as part of the Welsh Rugby Union’s (WRU) £1m (US$1.3m, €1.2m) facility improvement scheme.
Sector urged to grasp opportunity of parks inquiry
Submissions to the upcoming public parks inquiry must tell the "hidden stories" of the damage budget cuts have wrought on specific local parks to have the greatest impact, according to parks consul
STRI Group announce Chinese partnership
STRI Group has taken a major step into the Chinese sports turf market after striking an agreement with Beijing iRENA Group and Shanghai KeHua Sports Promotional Co.
LTA launches park courts renovation project following Wimbledon success
Andy Murray won his second Wimbledon title earlier this month during a standout tournament for British competitors / Steve Paston/PA Wire/Press Association Images.
Dale Vince lifts the lid on Forest Green Rovers stadium project
The owner of National League football team Forest Green Rovers hopes the club’s ambitious stadium plans will act as a catalyst for the development of more eco-friendly sports facilities.
Cabinet reshuffle: Karen Bradley named culture secretary
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.
Rio 2016 venues declared ready, despite delays
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.