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Badminton Juniors Have A Bright Start To The Season

Categories: Club National Governing Bodies

Badminton players from East Sussex Juniors are looking forward to making an impression as they start their 14th season, with their new neon yellow and grey strip, sponsored by Wrightsure Insurance Services.  The Association has three squads in Eastbourne, Bexhill and Heathfield and train on a fortnightly basis. If you get to a tournament this […]

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Swimming: Health Benefits Proven

Categories: Health & Wellbeing National Governing Bodies

Swimming can reduce the risk of death by 28 per cent, says a new study by Swim England The report shows that the unique benefits of water make it the perfect place for people of all ages to exercise, particularly those with long-term health conditions. The report also found evidence that swimmers live longer, and regular swimming […]

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Team Personal Best in Full Swing Ahead of the Summer of World Athletics

Categories: Club Disability Sport National Governing Bodies Sport Industry News Uncategorized

With one month to go to the start of the Summer of World Athletics, inspirational programme Team Personal Best is in full swing, with more than 100 events already signed up. The programme encourages any athletics or running-themed activity to get involved between now and the end of September. The World Para Athletics Championships (14-23 […]

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Open Consultation on Preserving the Free Use of Public Parks

Categories: Health & Wellbeing National Governing Bodies Sport Industry News

The Department for Communities and Local Government seeks responses to consultation on preserving the free use of public parks for running. The consultation is on proposals to legislate to put it beyond doubt that local authorities, including parish councils cannot charge parkrun or junior parkrun for the use of public parks. Parkrun is a free, […]

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