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Olympian Adlington puts out call for individuals to join her team at upcoming triathlon

Olympian Adlington puts out call for individuals to join her team at upcoming triathlon

Double Olympic Swimming Gold medallist, Rebecca Adlington is searching for two individuals to join her National Lottery Relay team for the Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham next month. Mansfield-born Adlington will captain the trio and take to the water to complete a 750m swim in the River Trent before her teammates cycle 18km and […]

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Sela and Broady in the draw for Nature Valley Open

Sela and Broady in the draw for Nature Valley Open

Two-time champion Dudi Sela will return to defend his Nature Valley Open title in Nottingham next month and will be joined by Great Britain Davis Cup player Liam Broady. The ATP Challenger tournament will take place June 9 – 17 at Nottingham Tennis Centre. Broady, 24, made his Davis Cup debut for Great Britain earlier […]

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Brownlee and Holland named amongst six-strong GB squad for Nottingham Mixed Relay event

Brownlee and Holland named amongst six-strong GB squad for Nottingham Mixed Relay event

Olympic silver and bronze medallists, Jonathan Brownlee and Vicky Holland have been named as part of the Great Britain squad for the Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham along with Commonwealth bronze medallist, Marc Austin and former World Champion, Non Stanford. The overall British squad of six athletes is well-decorated, also including double Commonwealth Champion, […]

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Old Market Square becomes sports arena for the weekend

Old Market Square becomes sports arena for the weekend

Visitors to the Old Market Square will be able to take part in three different sports this weekend; with teams from Triathlon, Table Tennis, and Tennis visiting to promote major sporting events coming to the city in June. The fun starts at 10:30 am each day and lasts until 4pm. There will be chances to […]

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Memorial to honour Nottinghamshire’s Great War dead

Memorial to honour Nottinghamshire’s Great War dead

A new memorial, dedicated to Nottinghamshire’s Great War dead will be officially announced in time for the Armistice centenary this November. The monument will be part of the 100 year centenary commemorations of the 1914 to 1918 First World War. Over 14,000 soldiers, sailors, airmen and civilians from Nottingham and Nottinghamshire lost their lives in […]

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Ping! is back in the city, promising over 100 days of free table tennis action

Ping! is back in the city, promising over 100 days of free table tennis action

Over 100 days of Ping will start from Saturday 19 May when visitors and locals alike will be able to play table tennis across the city, all summer! The highly successful Ping! festival offers over 30 tables in public places across the city, with the invitation to grab a bat and have a great time. […]

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Four of the World’s Top 25 to play at Nature Valley Open

Four of the World’s Top 25 to play at Nature Valley Open

Four of the world’s top 25 players will compete at the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham which will take place from 9 to 17 June. World number 17 Magdaléna Rybáriková​ joins Ashleigh Barty (18), Naomi Osaka (21) and British No.1 Johanna Konta (23) for a star-studded line-up. Last year’s winner Donna Vekic, Olympic gold medalist […]

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