British Canoeing has linked up with Lee Valley White Water Centre to launch a new range of commercial opportunities designed to support the growth of paddle sport in the UK.
The national governing body unveiled its 'Big Idea' package to an industry audience at the London 2012 legacy venue with the help of sports broadcaster Laura Winter.
London is gearing up for the start of the Vitality Hockey Women's World Cup, which will take place from Saturday July 21st to August 5th at Lee Valley Hockey and the Tennis Centre in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
A launch event saw all 16 national captains welcome the trophy to the capital.
Over 100,000 tickets have been sold for the tournament, more than for the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017, as attendance at women's sport events in England looks set to exceed half a million a year for the first time.
TSB has teamed up with Sported to launch a new programme to reward and support the next generation of community leaders, the UK bank has announced.
British Olympic taekwondo star Lutalo Muhammad is among those backing the new programme, which kicked off in Manchester with a group of young people making their mark on the local community as sport coaches, volunteers and youth workers.
Esports company Gfinity has announced Graham Wallace as its new global chief operating officer and executive director.
Wallace, a former COO of Manchester City FC, joins with immediate effect and will link up again with former colleague and recently appointed executive chairman of Gfinity, Garry Cook.
The appointment adds further heavyweight credentials to Gfininty’s top team as the company prepares to enter new global markets.
The Drone Racing League (DRL) has announced a roster of multi-year, international partners and sponsors ahead of its new race season.
The latest announcements follow Allianz, who came on board as the title sponsor of DRL's elite race circuit in February, and Toy State, home of high-performance Nikko air racing drones. They are joined by brands including Amazon (Prime Video), Swatch, FORTO Coffee Shots and the U.S. Air Force.
Life Fitness has launched Heat Map, an expansion of its LFconnect digital platform that helps fitness facility managers visualise traffic and usage of their cardio equipment.
“The Heat Map is an important step in data visualisation,” said Amad Amin, director of digital experience at Life Fitness.
Entries for Sport Industry NextGen in partnership with Barclays, closed on Friday 23rd September.
La Martina, polo sport and lifestyle brand, has appointed Speed Communications as UK communications agency for 2016.
Speed Communications was awarded the contract to help deliver a number of campaigns throughout the year including activating the brand’s partnerships with the Varsity Polo Match and Guards Polo Club.
A family-based company, La Martina producse high-end lifestyle clothing and accessories, alongside a range of technical polo kit. The brand also recently launched its flagship UK store on Jermyn Street, London.
talkSPORT 2, part of the Wireless Group GB’s portfolio of brands, launched at 10am on Tuesday morning with two new live rights deals.
The new 24-hour sports radio station, which launched live from The Cheltenham Festival, has secured live rights to broadcast the ICC World Twenty20 in India and the ATP World Tour.
Precision-SSS (Sports Science System) has launched a Kickstarter campaign for their wearable Electronic Performance & Tracking System (EPTS). The technology was created at the European Space Agency (ESA) with aims to improve athletic performance. Athletes are continually pushed to their limit of physical capacity and this technology enables users to continue to do so without the risk of injuries.
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