18 Sep 2014 Sports Management: daily news, jobs and features
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Assistant Sales and Retention Manager
Salary: SO1 £24,892 - £26,539 per annum
Location: Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Company: Kirklees Active Leisure

Community Sports Development Officer (NGBs)
Salary: £24,089 - £27,487
Location: Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Company: Northamptonshire Sport
Qualify as a Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Fitness Industry Education.
Freelance Tutor
Salary: Very competitive pay rates
Location: Bristol and South Wales, United Kingdom
Company: YMCAfit
Assistant Centre Manager - Hampton Pool
Salary: £25,500 pa
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: YMCA London South West
National Sport Manager
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Mencap
Swim Teachers Level 1 and Level 2
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chester / Winsford / Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
Company: Brio Leisure
Splash Team Member
Salary: -
Location: Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
Company: Butlins
Professional Development Manager
Salary: £25,513 - £30,434
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Company: University of Leeds
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Manchester Openshaw, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group

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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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17-18 Sep 2014
Hotel Investment Conference (Hot.E)
Jumeirah Carlton Tower, London, United Kingdom
17-20 Sep 2014
Nuremberg Exhibition Centre, Nuremberg, Germany
18 Sep 2014
Active by Design summit
Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, London, United Kingdom
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
Property & tenders
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
Location: Company: Goadsby
Sports Playing Field for sale
Location: Company: Stiles Harold Williams
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
Nottingham named as City of Football by Sport England  
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 playing football regularly. Due to start in early 2015, the two-year project sees the .... more>>
Battle of the beverages: Energy drinks edging out sports solutions  
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 research house Mintel. And while the energy drinks sector continues to grow, with sales .... 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>>
Scarlets rugby team kicks off season in new performance gym  
By Jak Phillips

Welsh rugby union team Scarlets has been gearing up for this season’s on-field battles in the Guinness Pro12 League in the club's newly-refurbished performance gym. Wales-based strength .... more>>
Bespoke cycling hotel for Japan  
By Katie Buckley

A hotel dedicated to cyclists has opened in Onomichi – a coastal city in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan – allowing guests to check in while still on their bikes. .... more>>
High court challenge of Spurs' stadium plans means club may spend season away from home  
By Tom Anstey

Premier League football club Tottenham Hotspur may be forced to play a season away from home thanks to a legal wrangle over the club’s new stadium development. Plans for the £400m .... more>>
Ex-internationals must contribute to development of sport in Nigeria, say country's leading lights  
By Tom Anstey

Top Nigerian names in the world of sport – including the likes of ex-Arsenal striker Nwanko Kanu and minister of sports Tammy Danagogo – have said sports .... more>>
Sepp Blatter says Fifa will trial TV referral technology and announces intention to run for fifth term as president  
By Tom Anstey

Sepp Blatter has said a football TV referral system may be trialled in 2015, allowing coaches to challenge a referee’s decision for the first time ever. The .... more>>
Mike Ashley reported to have bought naming rights for Rangers' Ibrox Stadium for just £1  
By Chris Dodd

Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley is reportedly thought to have bought the naming rights for Ibrox Stadium – the home of Rangers Football Club – for just £1 .... more>>


Thought Leaders:

John Goodbody, Andy Reed and Geoff Webb
Commonwealth Games

Major Events:
Commonwealth Games

A round-up of the venues that will host 17 sports over 11 days –and provide the city of Glasgow with a lasting legacy of sport
Sustainable Sports Buildings

Game On from SAPCA:
Sustainable Sports Buildings

An inside look at the science behind sports architecture
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

News update:

A round-up of the latest sports sector news
IFSEC International

Show preview:
IFSEC International

IFSEC International is part of UBM Live’s Protection & Management Series taking place from 17-19 June 2014 at the ExCeL Centre, London
Science Speaks

Fitness in sport:
Science Speaks

As vibration training is becoming more established, more clubs and athletes are using it as part of their sports conditioning

People profiles:

Prince Harry talks about Invictus Games and Tim Jahningen presents the indestructible ball that's changing lives for children worldwide

Tech news:

Real-time data trackers are changing the spectator experience; paraplegic teenager to use tech for Brazil 2014 kick-off
Sport Structures

Temporary Structures:
Sport Structures

A look at the innovative ways in which temporary sports structures are being used to increase footfall and revenue
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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