22 Dec 2014 Sports Management: daily news, jobs and features
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Assistant Health and Fitness Manager
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Company: University of Nottingham
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in this issue

• Liverpool FC kicks off £75m stadium expansion
• Les Mills: No workout, no meeting
• Harry Potter-themed hotel aims to enchant

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03-06 Jan 2015
2nd Annual International Conference on Humanities & Arts in a Global World
TBA, Athens, Greece
13 Jan 2015
Quest NBS Sport Development Benchmarking Seminar
Holywell Park, Loughborough, United Kingdom
13-15 Jan 2015
EAG International
ExCeL London, London,
13-15 Jan 2015
Visitor Attraction Expo
ExCel London Exhibition Centre, London, United Kingdom
19-21 Jan 2015
The Hospitality Show
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
21-22 Jan 2015
Museum Expressions
Porte de Versailles (Hall 8), Paris, France
Property & tenders
Inverclyde Leisure Development Partner
Location: Company: Inverclyde Leisure
Pugneys Country Park, Wakefield – opportunities for leisure licences/leases
Location: Company: Wakefield Council
Unique opportunity to acquire a Grade II* listed building in the heart of the picturesque Dee Valley
Location: Company: Lambert Smith Hampton
Procurement Consultancy support for the Tendering of a Leisure Centre Management Contract
Location: Company: Test Valley
Sandbanks Recreational Business Opportunities
Location: Company: Borough of Poole
Market Sounding
Location: Poole, Dorset Company: Borough of Poole
Aldershot Lido – Expressions of interest sought for complementary attractions
Location: Aldershot Company: Rushmoor Borough Council
Sports facility provision
Location: Company: Borough of Poole
Conference Director - for 7th International UNESCO conference on Global Geoparks
Location: Torquay, United Kingdom Company: Global Geoparks Network
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News headlines
67m tickets sold for UK sports events in 2014  
67m tickets sold for UK sports events in 2014

By Tom Walker

Professional sports events held in the UK attracted a total of 67 million paying fans during 2014, according to analysis by Deloitte's sports business group. Football remains the UK’s most popular spectator sport, with a total of of 42.8m .... more>>
FIFA to publish full version of World Cup corruption report  
FIFA to publish full version of World Cup corruption report

By Jak Phillips

World football governing body FIFA is to release more of a report into allegations of World Cup bidding corruption, after its executives voted .... more>>

Milwaukee Brewers announces plans for Allan Selig Experience  
By Tom Anstey

Baseball team the Milwaukee Brewers has announced plans for a new fan experience at its Miller Park home – a state-of-the-art attraction to honour retiring .... more>>
MLS club D.C. United gets green light for new stadium  
By Tom Walker

The District of Columbia Council has approved plans to build a new home for US-based Major League Soccer (MLS) club D.C. .... more>>
EU courts rule obesity can be classed as a disability  
By Jak Phillips

Employers across Europe may be forced to make adjustments to work environments to accommodate overweight employees, after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that obesity can constitute a disability within European law. .... more>>
A good year: ukactive profits jump 123 per cent  
By Jak Phillips

Physical activity sector representative body ukactive has reported a strong set of annual financial figures, with turnover increasing by £2.3m and profits up 123 per cent. At the organisation’s recent AGM, it was announced that the audited .... more>>
£1.5m for football clubs which increase opportunities for under-represented groups  
By Tom Walker

The Football Foundation will distribute a further £1.5m to clubs which are committed to increasing the number of women and members of other under-represented groups playing football in England. The Growing the Game project will help clubs meet the costs of expanding the range .... more>>
Bidding for 2024 Olympics hots up as USA joins race  
By Tom Walker

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 .... more>>
New scheme offers shopping vouchers to those who exercise
By Ashley Harrison

A physical activity loyalty card (PAL), which rewards users with shopping vouchers, has been launched in Northern Ireland with the aim of combating inactivity. .... more>>
Manchester's National Football Museum among runners for European Museum of the Year  
By Tom Anstey

Manchester’s National Football Museum, Titanic Belfast and the Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth are among this year’s nominees for European Museum of the Year. .... more>>
High Court deems Casement Park stadium decision  
By Tom Walker

A High Court judge has ruled that Northern Ireland’s environment minister Mark H Durkan acted “unlawfully” when he approved plans for a new 38,000-seat GAA .... more>>
Construction work begins on 60,000-capacity Perth Stadium  
By Tom Walker

Construction work has begun on the 60,000-capacity Perth Stadium in West Australia. Designed by a team consisting of Cox Architecture, design studio Hassell .... more>>
Atlanta Braves releases new stadium renderings  
By Tom Walker

Major League Baseball (MLB) team Atlanta Braves has released new renderings of its planned SunTrust Park stadium in Cobb .... more>>
Ethnic diversity sports awards to be launched next year  
By Tom Walker

Britain’s black and minority ethnic (BME) sportsmen and women will be recognised at a brand new awards ceremony next year. The British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards (BEDSA) will be the first awards to celebrate the achievements of ethnic minority .... more>>
Parks and trails could mobilise city dwellers  
By Kath Hudson

Providing public parks, walking and biking trails is the most cost-effective way of increasing physical activity in urban populations, according to a new systematic review in the American .... more>>


People profiles:

Fergie’s fledglings hoping to give back to fans with Old Trafford hotel; Chris Boyle, founder of Soloshot; Stefan Olander, head of Nike+
School sport – could try harder

Editor’s Letter:
School sport – could try harder

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Sport and Mental Health

Talking point:
Sport and Mental Health

What can – and should – sport do to support people with mental health issues?
Sport participation

Sport participation

Sport England’s director of insight, Lisa O’Keefe, asks whether we really understand what young people want from sport
Healthy Body Healthy Mind

Mental health:
Healthy Body Healthy Mind

A new £2m initiative led by Sport England and Mind is the latest project to use sport to combat mental health issues
Green Shoots

Green Shoots

From Brazil to Poppleton, Tom Walker looks at the ways sport is being used as a tool for promoting environmental awareness

Growing sports:

Football’s small-sized, indoor version is taking Europe by storm. The FA’s Tony Snow explains how UK operators can get involved
Peak Performance

Fitness in sport:
Peak Performance

The new Athlete Lab cycle hub concept focuses on cycling enthusiasts and athletes rather than fitness fanatics
Healthy Cities - Happy Cities

Mike Hall column:
Healthy Cities - Happy Cities

FaulknerBrowns’ sports partner on the building of healthy cities

Interview – Nigel Walker:

The former international hurdler and rugby international talks about the challenges of leading the English Institute of Sport
Product news
Conica the new name for Charles Lawrence International

Conica the new name for Charles Lawrence International


Charles Lawrence International is changing its name to Conica as of January 2015. The change comes as a result of the acquisition of the company by the Munich-based Serafin Group in October 2013.
Replay puts pitch in top condition for landmark FA Cup game

Replay puts pitch in top condition for landmark FA Cup game


A 3G artificial pitch was used for the first time in the first round of the FA Cup during Maidstone’s home tie against Stevenage.
Second facility opening for 1Life as council contract is extended

Second facility opening for 1Life as council contract is extended


1Life is opening its second facility of 2014 as part of a five year extension of its leisure services contract with Wokingham Borough Council.
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