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December, 2014

Bidding for 2024 Olympics hots up as USA joins race

Bidding for 2024 Olympics hots up as USA joins race

Posted: Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:30

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has confirmed it will bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, with one of Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington, D.C becoming the official bid city.

Study finds cost is still the biggest barrier to physical activity

Study finds cost is still the biggest barrier to physical activity

Posted: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:34

Cost remains one of the most significant barriers to physical activity, with cut-price deals the most effective way to incentivise exercise among UK consumers, according to the latest Health and Fitness Omnibus Survey (HAFOS).

Workplace Challenge calls for a more social approach to getting active with #MyTeam2015

Workplace Challenge calls for a more social approach to getting active with #MyTeam2015

Posted: Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:32

More than half the adult population in the UK is overweight, £20 billion of costs have been linked to inactivity and it's widely acknowledged that the 131 million working days lost to sickness absence in 2013 would have been significantly lower if our... Read More »

Get Healthy, Get Active Fund Open

Get Healthy, Get Active Fund Open

Posted: Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:09

Aligned to Sport England's aspiration of getting more people participating in sport once a week Get Healthy, Get Active is focused on those who are Inactive as this is where we can make a significant contribution to reducing health inequalities and produce... Read More »

Loughborough University to host English Artistic Gymnastics Championships

Loughborough University to host English Artistic Gymnastics Championships

Posted: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:09

The country's top gymnasts are set to compete at Loughborough University next year with the announcement that the 2015 English Artistic Championships are to be held on campus.

Sport England pledge to help more disabled people access sport

Sport England pledge to help more disabled people access sport

Posted: Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:30

To mark International Persons with Disabilities Day last week, Sport England has announced a new partnership with Disability Rights UK (DRUK) to increase the number of disabled people playing sport by using their personal budgets to access sporting opportunities.... Read More »

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