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• Exclusive: PayasUgym targets Bitcoin payments
• Tesco to kickstart wellness push
• Rugby World Cup set to boost UK hotels

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Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Dubrovnik, Croatia
30 Sep - 02 Oct 2014
Leisure Industry Week (LIW)
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
01-04 Oct 2014
Termatalia Argentina
Termas de Río Hondo, Argentina
02-03 Oct 2014
SATE – TEA Conference
Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, United States
03 Oct 2014
Eleventh Annual LAGA Golf Day
Bushey Hall Golf Club, Bushey, United Kingdom
04-05 Oct 2014
Olympia, London, United Kingdom
Property & tenders
Leisure Management Contract
Location: Company: Hart District Council
Phase 2 for the provision of a Strategic Leisure Development Partner
Location: Suffolk Company: Suffolk Coastal District Council
Invitation for Expressions of Interest for new cinema provision in Abingdon-on-Thames
Location: Company: Abingdon-on-Thames Council
Sports Playing Field for sale
Location: Company: Stiles Harold Williams
Fitted treatment rooms at Lee Valley VeloPark
Location: Company: Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Commercial unit to let
Location: Windermere, Cumbria Company: South Lakeland District Council
Procurement of Operator for Catering Facilities
Location: Company: Kirklees Active Leisure
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
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News headlines
Arjen Robben plans self-dedicated museum  
Arjen Robben plans self-dedicated museum

By Tom Anstey

Soccer star Arjen Robben is about to follow the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Pelé by opening a museum dedicated to accolades and achievements collected over his own career. The Dutchman, who has played for the likes of Bayern Munich, Real .... more>>
Portsmouth FC clears all debts following Supporters Trust takeover  
Portsmouth FC clears all debts following Supporters Trust takeover

By Chris Dodd

Portsmouth FC has announced that it has now cleared all debts following the club's exit from administration in April 2013. The resurgence has been led by majority owners The Pompey Supporters Trust (PST), which took charge after a tumultuous period in Portsmouth's financial history. The club has been sent .... more>>

Women’s Sport Trust partners with Matrix to spotlight female role models  
By Jak Phillips

A new collaboration the Women’s Sport Trust charity and international exercise equipment manufacturer Matrix Fitness is bidding to raise the profile of role .... more>>
Almost three quarters of 16 to 24-year-old internet users 'interested in wearable tech'  
By Chris Dodd

Almost three quarters of 16 to 24-year-olds have used or hold an interest in wearable technology, according to new figures .... more>>
Hungarian cub Diósgyöri VTK announces new stadium plans  
By Tom Walker

Hungarian top flight club Diósgyöri VTK (DVTK) has announced plans to build a new 15,000-seat stadium on the site of its current home in the city of Miskolc. .... more>>
Investors rediscovering passion for golf resorts, says new HVS report  
By Chris Dodd

Investors are rediscovering the appeal of European golf resorts, with in excess of €386m (US$491m, £301m)-worth of major single asset transactions in golf .... more>>
Lancashire CCC launches innovative way to raise funds for Old Trafford hotel project  
By Tom Walker

Lancashire County Cricket Club (LCCC) has launched a new retail bond in the hope of raising £3m to build a new hotel at its Old Trafford ground in Manchester. Investors are being invited .... more>>
Heat-sensitive wearable layer to keep body warm in cold conditions  
By Chris Dodd

Plans are afoot for the release of a wearable smart-heated base layer to keep sports enthusiasts, outdoor workers and the general public warm during the winter .... more>>
Nine out of 10 schools have “improved PE lessons” since 2013  
By Tom Walker

A new report from the Department of Education claims that 90 per cent of schools have improved their PE and sport offering since the introduction of enhanced .... more>>
Liverpool FC gets go-ahead for major stadium expansion  
By Jak Phillips

Liverpool FC’s plans to increase capacity of the club’s Anfield Stadium by around 13,000 seats have been given the green light by Liverpool City Council (LCC). .... more>>
Rio 2016 signs up Dow to provide ‘most comprehensive carbon programme’ in Games history  
By Tom Walker

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Organising Committee has named US-based Dow Chemical Company as its official carbon partner. The committee announced that the partnership will result in "the most comprehensive carbon mitigation .... more>>
Premiership Rugby alters salary cap to boost home-grown talent  
By Jak Phillips

Premiership Rugby has confirmed a series of changes to the Aviva Premiership salary cap from the 2015-16 season, designed to boost the number of home-grown players in the league. This .... more>>
Dumbarton reveals mixed-use development plans to include 4,000 capacity stadium  
By Tom Anstey

Scottish Championship football club Dumbarton has revealed plans for a new 4,000-capacity stadium to replace the club’s present home, which it only moved to in 2000. The reason for the .... more>>
Skating to victory: Southbank Undercroft saved by boarders  
By Katie Buckley

Skateboarders in London’s South Bank Undercroft have won their 17-month battle to keep the space under Queen Elizabeth Hall .... more>>
Prince Harry named honorary president of England Rugby 2015  
By Jak Phillips

With only a year to go until England hosts the Rugby World Cup 2015, Prince Harry has been appointed honorary president of England Rugby 2015 – the organising .... more>>

Malcolm McPhail

Malcolm McPhail

CEO of Life Leisure on the importance of tapping into the 87 per cent of the population who are physically inactive

Emerging sports:

As the first indoor, purpose-built parkour centre opens in east London, we take a closer look at this thriving sport
Front row seat

Visiting Brazil 2014:
Front row seat

Charles Cooke, principal at sports architects Populous, reports on his experiences at the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil
A legacy for kids

Generation games:
A legacy for kids

The aim of the London 2012 Olympic Games was 'inspire a generation'. We look at how the promise is being delivered
Women (and girls) in sport

Editor’s Letter:
Women (and girls) in sport

Progress is being made, but much remains to be done to fully engage girls and women in sport
In safe hands

Protecting children in sport:
In safe hands

The NSPCC’s Child Protection in Sport Unit has been working with leading sports bodies to raise the bar for protecting young athletes

SAPCA Game On:

Charting SAPCA's forthcoming guidelines on MUGAs and how to make the most of design consultants
Laying it down

Sport surfaces:
Laying it down

A look at recently completed pitch projects – from Russia's first high-tech natural pitch to rejuvenated tennis courts
Big data

Market Research:
Big data

John Lucas on how sports organisations and companies can better utilise the huge amount of data available to inform decision-making
Turf wars

Focus on grassroots football:
Turf wars

The number of people playing football is falling. Tom Walker speaks to Football Foundation CEO Paul Thorogood
Product news
FA centre selects SISIS for maintenance after FIFA trials

FA centre selects SISIS for maintenance after FIFA trials


The FA’s National Football Centre has chosen SISIS machinery for use on its indoor and outdoor synthetic pitches.
Oxygen training rig gives gyms more breathing room

Oxygen training rig gives gyms more breathing room


Health clubs and personal trainers will be able to offer group training sessions outdoors with D2F Fitness’ new functional training rig.
Tennis ace Serena Williams on a Mission to combat overheating

Tennis ace Serena Williams on a Mission to combat overheating


Mission Athletecare – which was co-founded by a group of athletes including tennis champion Serena Williams – has launched its ‘EnduraCool’ instant cooling towel in the UK.
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