Black Eyed Peas superstar will.i.am is poised to make a surprise assault on the burgeoning wearable tech market with a “smart cuff” featuring fitness tracking software.
The musician, born William Adams, hopes his i.amPuls wrist-worn device can help him emulate the .... More>>
The cost of converting the London Olympic Stadium into a 54,000-capacity multi-use stadium is set to rise from £154m to £190m due to complications in installing the new roof.
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The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh will be in attendance tomorrow (25 October) for the landmark launch of the London Science Museum’s new £16m (US$26m, €20m) Communications Gallery – the first in the UK .... More>>
A coalition of leading leisure employers and industry organisations have today (23 October) launched a government-backed programme to revolutionise apprenticeships for the physical activity sector. Led by Places for People Leisure – in conjunction with CIMSPA and .... More>>
English Heritage has added more than 660 sites to its “at risk” register, which covers sites in danger of being lost through neglect, decay or inappropriate development.
The list of endangered sites now totals 5,752, .... More>>
Industry consultancy Leisure-net Solutions has appointed Jo Monkhouse as a data insight manager, a role that will see her supporting clients to maximise the outcomes of the data they generate.
Monkhouse has spent the .... More>>
Olympic medallist snowboarder Jenny Jones will launch a new snowsports club aimed at 11-18 year olds in Southampton next week.
Located at Alpine Snowsports – a facility operated by leisure charity Active Nation – the Snowsports Club will give young people the opportunity to experience skiing or .... More>>
The Power Rangers are following in the footsteps of Peppa Pig, as the team of superheroes are now turning their attention to fighting inactivity.
Fit For Sport has joined forces with Saban’s emPOWER scheme, which sees .... More>>
Everyone Active has appointed Mark Talley as group fitness development manager, with a brief of introducing new products, ideas and technology to aid customer retention and push the company forward.
Talley will also work with Everyone Active’s operational teams to ensure business objectives are .... More>>
VisitBritain has created a new version of its international travel trade website, complete with a free self-managing directory to help UK tourism businesses drum up foreign trade.
A core feature of the new site .... More>>
The coalition government has launched a new initiative aiming to ensure football fans have more say in the running of their clubs.
The Supporter Ownership and Engagement Expert Group will include representatives from government, the English Premier League, The Football Association, the Football .... More>>
Children's activity and sport provider Fit For Sport has strengthened its management team with two new appointments to support ongoing expansion.
Anita De Villiers has joined the company as head of children’s experience, tasked with ensuring Fit For Sport’s programmes and activities, both in and .... More>>
Battling the elements is a familiar pastime for British Military Fitness (BMF) trainers and devotees, but those less inclined towards al fresco exercise can also get in on the action as the training model will soon be .... More>>
Fitness First is in talks to sell its 80 health clubs in Germany as the business bids to hasten its transformation and Asian expansion, Health Club Management understands. Corporate finance firm Lincoln International is advising the Oaktree Capital-owned gym chain on disposal of its German arm – speculated to be .... More>>
Equipment supplier Performance Health Systems (PHS) has appointed Chris Brown head of healthcare and medical for its Power Plate and bioDensity brands.
Brown is tasked with identifying opportunities and managing sales in the corporate wellness, elderly care and medical markets. He is expected to .... More>>
Halo Leisure’s board of trustees has named enterprise mainstay Scott Rolfe as its new chief executive.
Rolfe joined the leisure operator 12 years ago as one of the founding members of its senior management team and has since been director of operations and managing .... More>>