Following the death of a 20-year-old-man in Delhi Zoo last week after he was mauled by a tiger, wildlife experts have called for India to re-evaluate the levels of training and preparedness that zoo staff nationwide get in handling emergency situations.
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Exercising could help to induce changes in skeletal muscle, purging the blood of an unwanted substance that accumulates during stress, according to a new study published in the journal Cell. .... More>>
Boxing and skiing are among the sports to benefit from the third round of Sport England’s Improvement Fund, which focuses on offering young people better facilities.
In total, 36 projects will share £12.5m worth of .... More>>
Online retailer Amazon appears poised for a further push into the wearable technology sector, with the company poised to increase investment and staff at its secretive hardware operations unit Lab126. .... More>>
Chelsea Football Club is reportedly looking into the possibility of temporarily moving to Twickenham rugby stadium while the club’s home of Stamford Bridge is redeveloped.
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Plans for a £600m (US$972m, €771.4m) aquarium in Bedfordshire, UK, have fallen through after planning permission for the project expired despite millions of pounds worth of public investment.
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ukactive CEO David Stalker has said that now is the time for the physical activity sector to step forward and take action if it is to become a ‘central pillar of the nation’s public health strategy.’
During his keynote speech on the second day of Leisure Industry Week at Birmingham’s NEC, Stalker .... More>>
Dundee’s Caird Park has been chosen as the location for a proposed multi-million pound Regional Performance Centre for Sport.
The decision means plans will now move forward through a working group .... More>>
Tom Dixon and Design Research Studio (DRS) have unveiled Europe’s first Mondrian Hotel by Morgans Hotel Group on London’s Southbank.
Located in Platner-designed Sea Containers House along the .... More>>
The general public may one day get the chance to grab a spot on Boeing’s planned space taxi, which is being developed to ferry NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.
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Media organisations need to provide responsible health reporting to avoid compounding the UK’s growing obesity and inactivity epidemic, says Health Club Management editor Kate Cracknell.
The call for considered reportage comes after claims made on the website .... More>>
The attractions industry made its presence known at Leisure Industry Week, held at the NEC in Birmingham, UK, to showcase its latest products and innovations, share ideas and sign lucrative contracts. .... More>>
Birmingham’s Motorcycle Museum was the scene for the glittering Members’ Choice Health Club Awards 2014 this evening (30 September), which saw a cross-section of top-performing operators collect accolades based solely on the views of their members.
More than 250 health and fitness leaders gathered on the first evening of .... More>>
Long term practitioners of yoga and meditation can learn to control a computer with their minds faster and better than people with little or no yoga or meditation experience, according to research by .... More>>
The majority of UK adults spend five times longer in front of a TV, tablet, PC or mobile screen than they do exercising in a normal week, according to a recent poll.
The research released by .... More>>
One of Britain's best-loved gins - Bombay Sapphire - is set to open up its new home, a distillery and visitor centre in Laverstock, Hampshire.
Opening its doors on 1 October, the Laverstock Mill .... More>>
The 26th annual Leisure Industry Week (LIW) begins this morning (30 September) at Birmingham’s NEC, with more than 200 exhibitors and 7,500 visitors expected at the three-day event. There will be .... More>>
Portsmouth FC has announced that it has now cleared all debts following the club's exit from administration in April 2013. The resurgence has been led by majority owners The Pompey Supporters Trust (PST), which took .... More>>
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