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Graduates launch sports app

Budding athletes are set to benefit from a new sport and exercise app designed by two Universi...

CitySport centre opens its doors

tp bennett has designed one of central London's newest and largest sports facilities at the Ci...

University's cheerleaders win national university titles

Nottingham Trent University's cheerleaders were crowned national university champions for the ...

Carol Robertson bikes 400 miles for Brain Tumour Research

The Head of Community Fundraising at Brain Tumour Research completed a 400-mile 'Tour de Labs'...

Students hungry to up their game

Health students from Plymouth University partner up with Plymouth Argyle footballers to boost ...

St Mary's appoints Sir Clive Woodward

Rugby World Cup winning coach, Sir Clive Woodward OBE, has been appointed Visiting Professor a...

Cycling royalty turn out for team launch at Staffordshire

The cycling fraternity was out in force to support the 2015 launch of the Matrix Fitness Pro c...

Sporting elite unveiled at launch of prestigious new scholarship

Staffordshire University has unveiled its sporting elite at the launch of a new scholarship pr...

Sports analysis drives results in unis

Sportstec has reported significant growth following successful implementation of its analysis ...

Funding boost for future sports stars

Four University of Nottingham student athletes have been awarded the University's first disabi...

Bolton takes to the stage in new venture

The Octagon Theatre and the University of Bolton are starting a partnership development which ...

Bucks links with top sports mentors

Paralympic gold medallist Naomi Riches MBE is among figures passing on pearls of wisdom at Buc...

Investing in sports stars of tomorrow

The University of Nottingham has announced plans to invest £40m for a new sports complex at i...

UWE student is squash number one

UWE Bristol student, Mohamed Elshorbagy, has topped the Professional Squash Association's (PSA...

Revving up in Bolton

The University of Bolton and British racing car company Ginetta have strengthened links ahead ...

Bristol Uni aims for top rowing spot

The newly completed £1.2m boathouse for the University of Bristol was officially opened by Oly...

Scrumming down in Loughborough

Loughborough Students' Rugby Union has bolstered its coaching set-up with the addition of two ...

HE benefits from Sport England funding

An additional eight universities have received funding from Sport England’s University Sport...

£1m artificial pitch for Notts Trent Uni

A new third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) has opened at the Clifton Campus of N...

Lancaster greets 'Chinese David Beckham'

A former international footballer, renowned as the Chinese David Beckham, has visited Lancaste...

Go ahead for Scotland sports centre

Bowmer & Kirkland appointed as preferred contractor to build National Performance Centre for S...

Sports Facility Show heads to Scotland

Organised by The Sports and Play Construction Association, the show will benefit from key spea...

Rugby research kicks tests into touch

Rugby players who suffer injuries similar to car crash victims now have a better chance of rec...

Derby swimmer heads to Berlin

A University of Derby student will compete for GB's open water swimming team at the European C...

Salford and Man Utd legends team up

Manchester United's Class of '92 and Salford City FC agree unique partnership with University ...

Bouncing to the top

A gold medal-winning gymnast has been honoured for outstanding academic and sporting success a...

The Great Wall of Derby

A structure known as the 'Great Wall of Derby' has been finished as part of a new £10.8m sport...

Sharing badminton secrets at Derby

With the Commonwealth Games underway, the head coach of Australia’s badminton team spent tim...

York takes to air and water

Two University of York student societies have their sights set on national success both in the...

Marie Curie is BUCS new chosen charity

British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) has chosen Marie Curie as its charity partner for...

Nottingham sports stars head for glory

The University of Nottingham will be well represented at this summer’s Commonwealth Games in...

Pedal power in Sheffield

The University of Sheffield celebrates Tour de France and Nobel Prize winning scientist with g...

Raging Bull races into Gloucestershire

The University of Gloucestershire has partnered with local clothing firm, Raging Bull Sportswe...

Students celebrate sports funding boost

Students at Sheffield Hallam University will have more chances to play sport thanks to new Nat...

Inspiring women in sport headline BUCS

The stage is set for the annual BUCS Conference, powered by StarTrac, hosted by Swansea Univer...

Aberdeen Aquatics Centre opens

The £22m Aquatics Centre, which opened in early May, is the second phase of the Aberdeen Sport...

Work starts on Derby sports centre

G F Tomlinson has started work on the University of Derby's new £10.8m sports centre at its Ke...

Study: 'green exercise' benefits health

Children who are exposed to scenes of nature while exercising are more likely to experience he...

Fear of sports failure leads to 'choking'

A new study by Coventry University and Staffordshire University shows that anxiety makes almos...

Newcastle puts tech first

The fitness suite at Newcastle University'™s Centre for Physical Recreation and Sport has unde...