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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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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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Trent Bridge to host England, Australia and India in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 matches

Trent Bridge to host England, Australia and India in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 matches

Trent Bridge will host five matches in the 2019 ICC World Cup, which comes to England next May, June and July, organisers have confirmed. England, Australia, India, Pakistan, New Zealand, the West Indies and Bangladesh will all visit Nottingham during the six-and-a-half week competition. Pakistan will take on the West Indies in the first match […]

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50-day countdown until Olympic triathlon hopefuls hit Nottingham

50-day countdown until Olympic triathlon hopefuls hit Nottingham

Today, Thursday 19 April, nearly 800 school children marked the 50-day countdown to the Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham by getting a taste of the sport themselves. The city’s Harvey Hadden Sports Village hosted the ‘mini-tri’ event, inviting youngsters to dip their toes into the sport by completing a mini swim, bike and run, […]

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Norrie to play at Nature Valley Open Nottingham

Norrie to play at Nature Valley Open Nottingham

British number three Cameron Norrie will play at the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham in June. The 22-year-old shot to fame in Britain’s Davis Cup tie with Spain in Marbella in February when he came from two sets down to beat Roberto Bautista who was ranked 91 places above him. Norrie was a top-10 ITF […]

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Rising star Osaka set to light up British grass court season

Rising star Osaka set to light up British grass court season

Twenty-year-old Japanese talent Naomi Osaka, currently one of the hottest properties in tennis, has signed up to play all three of the LTA’s marquee grass court tournaments as part of her preparations for this year’s Championships, Wimbledon. Osaka has entered the Nature Valley Open  – Nottingham (June 9-17), Nature Valley Classic (June 16-24) and the […]

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Free family cycling festival to return to Nottingham in September

Free family cycling festival to return to Nottingham in September

British Cycling and HSBC UK have announced that they will be returning to Nottingham in September following the success of last year’s free, family cycling event. HSBC UK Let’s Ride Nottingham (formerly HSBC UK City Ride) will take place on Sunday 16 September. Six kilometres of roads will be closed to motor traffic to give […]

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Council sites will generate ONE MILLION kilowatt hours of solar power in 2018

Council sites will generate ONE MILLION kilowatt hours of solar power in 2018

Nottingham City Council’s green energy journey has reached an important milestone as its largest solar scheme yet puts it on course to generate over one million kilowatt hours of solar energy this year. One million kilowatts would be enough energy to meet the entire Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall’s energy needs for 2018, powering […]

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Triathlon routes revealed for Olympic qualification event

Triathlon routes revealed for Olympic qualification event

Victoria Embankment is set to come alive this summer, with the official Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham elite and amateur race routes being released today. On Thursday 7 June, the City of Nottingham is expecting to welcome 15,000 Nottingham locals to the embankment to see 18 of the world’s top triathlon nations dive into […]

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