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• Labour reveals vision for activity-focused NHS
• Snap Fitness targets UK rollout
• The Student Hotel to target millennials

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St Regis Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
26-27 Nov 2014
Sleep - The Hotel Design Event
Business Design Centre, London, United Kingdom
27 Nov 2014
Active Training Awards
Crowne Plaza, Marlow, United Kingdom
04 Dec 2014
IOG Conference and Industry Awards
stadiummk, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
06-07 Dec 2014
Bodypower Expo - South Africa
JEC, Johannesburg, South Africa
10-11 Dec 2014
The Turf and Grass Expo
Palexpo Convention Center, Geneva, Switzerland
Property & tenders
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
Leisure Management Contract: Market Engagement Day
Location: Company: Milton Keynes Council
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
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Conference Director - for 7th International UNESCO conference on Global Geoparks
Location: Torquay, United Kingdom Company: Global Geoparks Network
Specialist leisure operator required to deliver quality sports and leisure services
Location: Powys Company: Powys County Council
Sports Playing Field for sale
Location: Company: Stiles Harold Williams
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News headlines
STA announces new CEO as Roger Millward steps down  
STA announces new CEO as Roger Millward steps down

By Jak Phillips

Swimming Teachers’ Association (STA) CEO Roger Millward has announced that he will retire next summer, with his son Theo set to take over the reigns at the charity organisation. Millward senior announced that we would be stepping down at the STA’s .... more>>
John Steele to join Loughborough Uni as executive director of sport  
John Steele to join Loughborough Uni as executive director of sport

By Tom Walker

John Steele will leave his role as CEO of Youth Sport Trust (YST) to become executive director of sport at Loughborough University at the end of the year. Speaking of his appointment, Steele – who has been at YST since February 2012 – said: “It’s a great privilege to take on the role at Loughborough, at a time when the university has some unprecedented ambition around student and high performance sport. “It’s been an absolute honour to have led YST and to have been part of an organisation that is positively .... more>>

Qatar reveals third stadium for 2022 World Cup  
By Katie Buckley

Designs have been revealed for the third out of five stadiums being built for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Multinational .... more>>
Serco to sell leisure arm  
By Jak Phillips

Up to 70 UK leisure and sports facilities face an uncertain future after operator Serco announced plans to sell its leisure arm. Services giant Serco is .... more>>
UK Sport chair – National Lottery  
By Tom Walker

UK Sport chair Rod Carr has warned of complacency over Team GB’s recent Olympic successes and has called for continued investment in elite sport using National .... more>>
Fitness First India invests US$26m in 30 new fitness clubs  
By Helen Andrews

Fitness First Group has announced plans to spend more than Rs160 crores (US$26m, €21m, £16.4m) on its expansion in India, to open 30 new premium fitness clubs .... more>>
Tony Fernandes: QPR  
By Tom Walker

The owner and chair of Queens Park Rangers Football Club (QPR), Tony Fernandes, has said the club must move away from its .... more>>
Grimshaw and Andrew Burges win Sydney Aquatic Centre design contest  
By Katie Buckley

Global architecture firm Grimshaw and Australian firm Andrew Burges have won an international competition to design and build .... more>>
MPs get on board to tackle physical inactivity  
By Kath Hudson

MPs attending the first ever first Parliamentary Debate on physical activity have agreed the government has a large role to play in kickstarting a reversal of the current trend towards .... more>>
Sport Northern Ireland launches mental health and wellbeing programme  
By Tom Walker

Sport Northern Ireland (SNI) has launched a Mental Health and Wellbeing pilot programme, aiming to increase awareness of the importance of mental health among .... more>>
Ill-fated £3.2m Boscombe Reef ‘a laughing stock’ among surfing community  
By Ashley Harrison

Boscombe’s £3.2m man-made surfing reef has been branded a ‘laughing stock,’ with the surfers it was built for having long .... more>>
AFC Wimbledon submits stadium plans for Plough Lane site  
By Tom Walker

AFC Wimbledon has submitted a planning application to Merton Council for a new stadium at Plough Lane in South London. The League Two football club is .... more>>
Glasgow 2014 tourism contributed £282m to Scottish economy  
By Helen Andrews

The Glasgow Commonwealth Games contributed to £282m worth of Scottish tourism revenue in 2014, according to a study carried out on behalf of Scottish .... more>>
IOC publishes <i>Olympic Agenda 2020</i> - 40 proposals to transform Games  
By Tom Walker

International Olympic Committee has today published its long-awaited Olympic Agenda 2020 report, a strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement. The report consists of 40 proposals which are aimed at transforming and “future proofing” the IOC and its .... more>>
Exercise to be used to help manage blood pressure  
By Kath Hudson

New figures from Public Health England (PHE) reveal that diseases caused by high blood pressure are estimated to cost the NHS over £2bn a year. However, .... more>>

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
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
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
Equal Opportunities

Women in sport:
Equal Opportunities

Women face a number of barriers in sport – including participation and leadership. How can sport be made more equal?

People profiles:

Nicky Roche, CEO of Tour de France HUB, Five Hole for Food's Richard Loat and Nick Hounsfield from The Wave, Bristol
IWG World Conference

Show report:
IWG World Conference

The International Working Group on Women and Sport held its conference in Helsinki in June. Tom Walker reports on the highlights
A design dialogue

Mike Hall column:
A design dialogue

FaulknerBrowns' sports partner on the need for a positive design dialogue

Thought leaders:

Alan Shaw, Eric O'Donnell and Dr Aileen Ionescu-Somers give their views
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
Gerflor Promotion

Promotional feature:
Gerflor Promotion

Five hours is all it takes with Gerflor
Product news
Gerflor strengthens with acquisition of US sports surfacing company

Gerflor strengthens with acquisition of US sports surfacing company


Flooring specialist Gerflor has completed the acquisition of the US sports surfacing company Connor Sport Court International. The move brings three leading brands.
London Olympics inspires bodycare range for active people

London Olympics inspires bodycare range for active people


A range of skin and bodycare products designed for active people by active people has been launched. British entrepreneur Lara Morgan is the creative force behind ‘activbod’.
FitLinxx enters consumer market with tracker built on accuracy and comfort

FitLinxx enters consumer market with tracker built on accuracy and comfort


A device as small and offering the same level of comfort as a plaster will allow users to accurately track their heart rate and activity.
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The UCI World Cycling Centre (WCC) in Aigle, Switzerland, is the elite coaching and training centre based at the headquarters of cycling’s world governing body, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).
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Serco extends multi-site contract with Life Fitness and Hammer Strength

Life Fitness’ multi-site contract with Serco has been extended for a further five years under which it will provide fitness equipment across the management company’s entire leisure portfolio.
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