Archive by category Leisure Centres and Sport

Lots of fun and free activities at the launch of Radford Recreation Ground Playground and celebration of the Green Flag Award

Lots of fun and free activities at the launch of Radford Recreation Ground Playground and celebration of the Green Flag Award

Nottingham City Council is proud to present the launch of the newly refurbished playground at Radford Recreation Ground on 17 August 11am – 1pm, with fun and free activities and games.. The new playground has been funded by both WREN (Waste Recycling Environmental) and local ward councillors to improve the area for residents. The playground […]

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Spectacular summer of ping pong served up with Datto Ping!

Spectacular summer of ping pong served up with Datto Ping!

On Wednesday 3 August, table tennis returns to the city as the 2016 Ping! Festival gets underway at Smithy Row between 11am and 3pm. The festival will last until 4 September. This year’s festival is sponsored by Datto, an innovative technology company and global brand* The Datto Ping! Festival places tables complete with bats and […]

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Free fitness and tennis at Nottingham Tennis Centre this weekend

Free fitness and tennis at Nottingham Tennis Centre this weekend

The Davis Cup by BNP Paribas will be arriving at Nottingham Tennis Centre this Saturday (30 July) during the British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships. The World’s top wheelchair tennis players will be battling it out including Wimbledon Champions Gordon Reid, Alfie Hewett and Jordanne Whiley.  Alongside watching world class tennis, and to celebrate a summer […]

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Record Numbers at Biggest Ever Splendour

Record Numbers at Biggest Ever Splendour

2017 Tickets Now On Sale The music, the weather and the fantastic atmosphere made for a memorable Splendour enjoyed by the festival’s biggest ever 21,000 strong crowd in Wollaton Park on Saturday (23 July). A day of musical highlights across the three stages was brought to a close with a dazzling set from Jess Glynne, […]

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Johnson wins maiden title at Aegon Open Nottingham as Brit Inglot claims first doubles crown with Nestor

Johnson wins maiden title at Aegon Open Nottingham as Brit Inglot claims first doubles crown with Nestor

American World No. 38 Steve Johnson has won his first ATP World Tour singles title after beating Uruguayan second seed Pablo Cuevas 7-6(5) 7-5 at the Aegon Open Nottingham, where Brit Dom Inglot and Daniel Nestor also claimed their maiden doubles crown as a pairing on Saturday. No. 6 seed Johnson, who also reached the […]

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Johnson blasts through busy day to set up Aegon Open Nottingham final against Cuevas

Johnson blasts through busy day to set up Aegon Open Nottingham final against Cuevas

America’s Steve Johnson will face Pablo Cuevas in Saturday’s Aegon Open Nottingham final after racing past Italian No. 7 seed Andreas Seppi 6-4 6-4 on a rain-interrupted day that started with Johnson completing a quarter-final win over top seed Kevin Anderson. No. 6 seed Johnson – who overcame World No. 10 Richard Gasquet on his […]

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Anderson and Johnson to resume quarter-final battle on Aegon Open Nottingham Semi-Finals day

Anderson and Johnson to resume quarter-final battle on Aegon Open Nottingham Semi-Finals day

Top seed Kevin Anderson and fellow big-hitter Steve Johnson have been made to wait to decide who clinches the last remaining semi-final place at the Aegon Open Nottingham, after bad light forced the suspension of play on Thursday night with the players on serve at 6-7(6) 7-5 4-3. Their match will resume at 12 noon […]

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Cuevas moves past Evans to join Baghdatis and Anderson in Aegon Open Nottingham quarters

Cuevas moves past Evans to join Baghdatis and Anderson in Aegon Open Nottingham quarters

Second seed Pablo Cuevas edged past Brit Dan Evans 6-7(4) 7-6(5) 6-4 to set up a tantalising Aegon Open Nottingham quarter-final against Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis, while top seed Kevin Anderson is also through to the last eight. Cypriot Baghdatis, a semi-finalist at the Nottingham Tennis Centre last year, came from a set down and saved […]

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Evans fights way into Aegon Open Nottingham third round to join Anderson and Baghdatis

Evans fights way into Aegon Open Nottingham third round to join Anderson and Baghdatis

British No. 4 Dan Evans produced another impressive comeback to reach the third round at the Aegon Open Nottingham, beating Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis 2-6 7-6(3) 6-2 to set up a meeting with second seed Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay on Wednesday. Evans goes into the last 16 at the Nottingham Tennis Centre along with top seed […]

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Local players encouraged to get into tennis at Vernon Park hit

Local players encouraged to get into tennis at Vernon Park hit

Nottingham has clearly got the tennis bug as the city hosts the Aegon Open – with budding players of all ages getting the chance to play alongside Davis Cup winner Dan Evans and Australian star John Millman. The enjoyable session took place on refurbished courts at Basford’s Vernon Park on Saturday with players getting involved […]

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