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in this issue

• Legal challenge leaves Spurs in stadium limbo
• Industry to rally for Fitness Day
• WHG snaps up Manchester's Lowry Hotel

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17-20 Sep 2014
Nuremberg Exhibition Centre, Nuremberg, Germany
18-20 Sep 2014
World Spa & Well-being Convention 2014
IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand
20-23 Sep 2014
GSCA International Conference and Trade Show
Ontario Science Centre, Ontario, Canada
21-22 Sep 2014
Olympia Beauty
Olympia London, London , United Kingdom
23-25 Sep 2014
EAS (Euro Attractions Show) 2014
RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands
24 Sep 2014
Postgraduate Open Evening - Bucks New Uni
Buckinghamshire New University, High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Property & tenders
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
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Leisure Management Business Opportunity
Location: Company: Powys County Council
Adventure Play and Day Nursery - Freehold
Location: Company: Christie + Co
Leisure Development Land for Sale
Location: Company: Carmarthenshire County Council
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News headlines
Prince Harry named honorary president of England Rugby 2015  
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 committee delivering the tournament. A keen rugby fan, and vice patron of the Rugby .... more>>
London to host Euro 2020 final and semi-finals  
London to host Euro 2020 final and semi-finals

By Tom Anstey

Wembley Stadium in London has been selected to host the UEFA Euro 2020 final and semi-final stages of the tournament for the first time since Euro 96, beating off competition from Munich, Germany. UEFA's Executive Committee has selected 13 .... more>>

Asian Games kick off in Incheon  
By Jak Phillips

The 2014 Asian Games began today (19 September) at South Korea’s Incheon Asiad Main Stadium with a colourful opening ceremony being staged at the 70,000-seat arena. From now until 4 October, almost 10,000 athletes from 45 .... more>>
Aquatics industry moves to standardise baby swimming regulations  
By Jak Phillips

Infant swim school Water Babies, the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) and specialist baby swim product manufacturer Splash About, have joined forces to establish a new code of practice .... more>>
Compass announces joint review with ukactive  
By Jak Phillips

Compass – the representative body for providers of children’s activity and sport in schools and communities – has become the latest high-profile physical activity organisation to form an alliance with ukactive, following in the footsteps of Skills Active and CIMSPA, to name a few. Compass and ukactive have announced a .... more>>
LA Galaxy launches US training scheme to encourage teaching through football  
By Tom Anstey

The LA Galaxy football team in Los Angeles, US, has announced plans for the LA Galaxy Science of Soccer scheme, designed to empower school teachers to increase .... more>>
Nottingham named as City of Football by Sport England  
By Jak Phillips

Nottingham has been crowned as Sport England‘s City of Football, edging out bids from Manchester and Portsmouth to receive £1.6m to get more people in the city .... more>>
Battle of the beverages: Energy drinks edging out sports solutions  
By Jason Holland

Sales of sports and energy drinks are expected to pass the £1.5bn mark in the UK in 2014 – but the majority are drunk at home rather than the gym, according to .... more>>
‘Sharing isn’t caring’ – health body warns athletes of infection risks  
By Jak Phillips

Sports participants, particularly rugby players, have been warned that poor dressing room hygiene and excessive sharing of toiletries could lead to serious skin .... more>>
Everton FC granted permission to move forward with stadium development  
By Tom Anstey

Everton Football Club can move forward with plans to build a new stadium in Liverpool park, according to the city’s council which described the project as a .... more>>
Chinese group Reignwood buys UK's famous Wentworth Golf Club for £135m  
By Chris Dodd

Chinese investment group Reignwood Investments has purchased the UK’s famous Wentworth Golf Club, home of the PGA European Tour, from WG Acquisition for £135m (US$219m, 170m). The new .... more>>
ICC to push ahead with wearable tech development to prevent illegal bowling  
By Chris Dodd

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is looking to continue research in partnership with an Australian developer to produce a reliable wearable sensor that .... more>>
Fit to fly - Nike and Teague team up to create an 'Athlete’s Plane'  
By Katie Buckley

It’s no secret that athletes are said to have a ‘home-game advantage’, but how do teams combat the sometimes negative effects of ‘playing away’? Nike and design consultancy Teague have come .... more>>
Judy Murray's Park of Keir tennis and golf hub receives blow from planning officer’s report  
By Chris Dodd

A development group led by tennis coach Judy Murray, mother of star Andy Murray, has been dealt a blow after a prominent member of Stirling Council’s planning office said that it could not support plans for the creation of the Park of Keir sporting .... more>>
Man Utd posts record revenues despite woeful season  
By Jak Phillips

Manchester United Football Club’s poor start to the post-Ferguson area on the pitch doesn’t appear to have hampered the club’s finances so far, after it reported record revenue of £433.2m .... more>>


New sports:

Designed as a non-contact sport to avoid injuries, Tchoukball offers an inclusive but fast and furious experience
Sustainable Sports Buildings

Game On from SAPCA:
Sustainable Sports Buildings

An inside look at the science behind sports architecture

Thought Leaders:

John Goodbody, Andy Reed and Geoff Webb
Sport surfaces

Sport surfaces

TigerTurf provides Nottingham Forest with new training pitch; SIS works on first ever European Games in Baku
Wheelchair racing

Growing the Grassroots:
Wheelchair racing

Wheelchair racing is among the disabled sports to have benefited from London 2012
Steve Vaughan

Steve Vaughan

Gloucester Rugby's youthful CEO is making waves with his no-nonsense approach to making a club economically sustainable
Access denied?

Talking point:
Access denied?

Are football clubs and other major sports venues doing enough to cater for disabled fans? We ask the experts

News update:

A round-up of the latest sports sector news
2014 Commonwealth Games

SAPCA Game On:
2014 Commonwealth Games

A look at how SAPCA members are playing a crucial part in providing the facilities for the 2014 Commonwealth Games

People profiles:

Prince Harry talks about Invictus Games and Tim Jahningen presents the indestructible ball that's changing lives for children worldwide
Product news
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.
Maintain rather than replace artificial surfaces, owners told

Maintain rather than replace artificial surfaces, owners told


Replay Maintenance is aiming to educate facility owners across the UK on the benefits of maintaining their artificial sports surfaces rather than replacing them.
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