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New Year Honours 2018: Sports leaders and stars recognised
A host of business leaders from the world of sport have been recognised alongside winners from the field in the New Year Honours list 2018.
Schools should teach PE daily to boost children's brains, say researchers
Physical education should be taught in schools on a daily basis to help improve academic performance, a study has concluded.
Australia lose moral high ground on pitches
Throughout this Ashes series, travelling English cricket correspondents have wondered at the Australian phenomenon of holding a press conference with the curator at each Test ground.
Referee Barry Cook explains Hamilton postponement
Referee Barry Cook insists he had no option but to declare Hamilton’s artificial pitch unplayable and call off the visit of Kilmarnock.
Birmingham named host city for 2022 Commonwealth Games
Birmingham has officially been named the host city of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, beating competition from Kuala Lumpur, Victoria (Canada) and Australia.
Survey proves clear link between physical activity and wellbeing
Life satisfaction and happiness are higher for people who are physically active, while levels of anxiety are lower, a survey has shown.
AFC Wimbledon get green light to build new Plough Lane stadium
We’ve taken a giant step towards going home to Merton, in a new stadium and as a Football League club
– Erik Samuelson, chief executive, AFC Wimbledon
Sheffield United reveal plans for South Stand extension
This is very much about looking ahead following our promotion to the Championship and potentially a place in the highest tier of the English game – Andrew Birks, chief operating officer, Sheffield
Study examines impact of physical activity and sport in offender rehabilitation
"Prisons are extraordinary, often violent and grim places, and for many the opportunity to visit the prison gym, take part in sport - and generally let off some steam - is a critical aspect of copi
SALTEX attendance continues to grow
An independent audit has confirmed that the combined attendance over the two day exhibition totalled an impressive 8,909 – the highest ever since SALTEX moved to the NEC, Birmingham.