The latest high-profile entrant to the health and fitness industry had analysts scratching their heads on Thursday (17 July), as shares in Sports Direct dropped more than three per cent in the hours after the company .... More>>
TRX is aiming to bring its education range of training courses to the wider market through a six-month exclusive partnership with provider Lifetime Training.
TRX education courses have never been delivered by a training provider in the UK before and the company will review the partnership at the .... More>>
Hannah Cockroft, double Paralympic gold medalist at London 2012, has called for more emphasis to be placed on providing disabled children with equal sporting opportunities at school.
Responding to the findings of a new survey from the Youth Sport Trust (YST), .... More>>
Health club franchise the énergie Group has taken the unusual step of teaming up with summer Hollywood blockbuster Hercules to launch a new fitness campaign encouraging members to ‘train like a Gladiator’. The film – starring wrestling legend and actor Dwayne Johnson, known as The Rock – is .... More>>
Final designs have been revealed for the planned new 60,000-capacity sports stadium in Perth, Australia.
The bid to design the venue was won by a team featuring architects Cox Architecture, Hassell .... More>>
New operation Lovfit Sports Club opened its first club in the heart of Berlin, Germany, on 30 June.
Lovfit has been conceived as a smaller, community type of club, and the first facility has a .... More>>
The 62nd annual CIDESCO World Congress and Exhibition will be held at the
Royal Olympic Hotel in Athens from 22-26 October this year, offering industry professionals the chance to learn new skills, network and discuss issues facing the wellness sector.
Delegates .... More>>
Plans have been unveiled for a £70m residential scheme in Coventry, with the site also potentially becoming host to a gym, restaurant, coffee shop, florist and a convenience store. Developers the .... More>>
London's Imperial War Museum (IWM) has marked the centenary of World War One with the reopening of its museum following the completion of the first phase of a larger £40m (US$68.3m, €50.5m) revamp of .... More>>
Being a part of 'Brand Britain' is essential for Scotland’s tourism sector, according to Labour MP and current representative for Edinburgh South West Alistair Darling.
The former chancellor is .... More>>
Apple is expected to continue its push into the health and fitness technology market when it releases the iPhone 6 and its new iOS8 operating system.
The company has already sought to make ground .... More>>
Sports organisations need to be “brave and unconventional” if they are to reach young people who don’t take part in traditional physical education at school.
The claim was made by Badminton England, the sport’s national governing body, after its own initiative to attract inactive teens succeeded in getting tens of thousands of young people .... More>>
A pioneering project designed to help people with mental health problems in the UK has been recognised as a “shining example of how football can be used to improve lives” by the Union of European Football Associations .... More>>
Low cost operator Pure Gym plans to banish the blues of its failed merger with The Gym Group by foraging ahead with a substantial expansion, possibly aided by further attempted acquisitions. In the wake of yesterday’s news that the two operators would no longer pursue .... More>>
London’s five-star Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel by Hyatt is the latest to embrace the growing trend of teaming hospitality offerings with the world of art, following the launch of its Room With A View project. .... More>>
A new report shows that international matches held at the historic Lord’s cricket ground in north London, UK generate more than £20m for the local economy each year.
The findings, taken from .... More>>
The Museums Association (MA) has voiced its support for a new initiative, designed to encourage the reuse and recycling of exhibition build elements for the UK’s museums.
Museum Freecycle UK, .... More>>
Hull City Council is looking to push the city forward after it was awarded the badge of 2017 UK City of Culture by proposing the construction of a new 3,500-capacity concert venue and conference .... More>>
Google’s plans to develop smart contact lenses, designed to foster health benefits and aid vision, have progressed after the firm outlined a partnership with pharmaceutical company Novartis to take .... More>>
London is expected to receive 18.7 million visits from foreigners this year, making it the world’s favourite tourist destination, according to the MasterCard-commissioned Global Destinations .... More>>
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