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Olympic star opens £30m Edge Hill sports facility

A brand new Sports Centre was recently opened at Edge Hill University, by Olympic heptathlete ...

Brownlee brothers help Leeds continue Olympic legacy

The University of Leeds hosts Elite Chinese Sports Officials Programme as part of a internatio...

Bath races to success as UK's top team

The University of Bath's Formula Student team has just finished its highest achieving season t...

Rugby stars honoured at Roehampton

World Cup winning rugby stars recognised with awards at Roehampton's graduation ceremony

Third of teachers lack confidence to teach PE

The University of Bedfordshire collaborates with Virgin Active on designing effective physical...

Eight sports, three campuses, one university

One hundred and eighty student athletes are competing in an international sporting event at Th...

LSBU and Greenhouse Sports team up

London South Bank University and Greenhouse Sports announce partnership in bid to boost sport ...

A sporting chance

Offering advice on funding, design, construction and management, the Sports Facility Show is c...

Nottingham Trent partners with CPISRA World Games

Nottingham Trent University announced as a Nottingham 2015 Games Partner in CPISRA World Games...

Leeds Trinity takes lead in sports research

Leeds Trinity University secures funding for research project which aims to develop new learni...

University's help gives Red Bull Air Race champion wings

Staff and students in Coventry University's aerospace department give British pilot competing ...

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...