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Nottingham & Leeds Set for ITU World Triathlon Double This Week

Nottingham & Leeds Set for ITU World Triathlon Double This Week

Triathlon is set to take over this week with two ITU World Triathlon Series races taking place, both of which offer free live spectating opportunities and will feature live on the BBC. Thursday is the turn of Nottingham to host the Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay followed by Sunday’s individual races at the AJ Bell […]

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Jay Clarke Handed Wildcard for Nature Valley Open in Nottingham

Jay Clarke Handed Wildcard for Nature Valley Open in Nottingham

Teenage British tennis star Jay Clarke has been handed a wildcard for the Nature Valley Open which takes place in Nottingham next month. Derby-born Clarke is one of the brightest young British talents and is no stranger to the Nottingham Tennis Centre after receiving a wildcard for last year’s tournament. Clarke said: “I am really […]

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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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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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