Category Archives: National governing bodies

Rugby League secures Commonwealth Games recognition

The Commonwealth Games Federation has given its support to the possible inclusion of Rugby League in future Commonwealth Games. At a meeting in Kuala Lumpur, the Federation unanimously supported an application for Rugby League to become a Category Three sport, … Continue reading

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Taekwondo planning for success beyond 2012

Sport Taekwondo UK have marked the 500 day countdown to the London 2012 Games with the launch of a new development initiative, aimed at sustaining Britain’s emergence as one of the world’s leading Taekwondo nations. A partnership with Sport England … Continue reading

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runbritain launch road running sports hub

runbritain, supported by Sport England and in partnership with parkrun, Run in England, London Marathon, RunBristol (10k and half marathon), Reading Half Marathon, Swansea Bay 10k and Birmingham Half Marathon, has launched the first ever Sports Hub for road running, … Continue reading

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Even the stars love rounders

Rounders is fun, social, and cheap – it doesn’t require any fancy equipment and anyone can play. Don’t just take our word for it – games are currently being played across the country in parks, sports halls and on beaches. … Continue reading

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Beginners’ sessions for women and men who want to take up softball

Spring has sprung and our thoughts are turning to slowpitch softball! We have over 400 teams in 20 leagues around the country all getting ready for the new season, which will start either by the end of the month or at the … Continue reading

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Boxing – it’s not just for the boys

It’s traditionally been seen as a male dominated sport, and was even banned for 116 years in the UK, but now women boxers are giving the men a run for their money as more and more women are becoming successful … Continue reading

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