Archive by category Sport

Excitement builds for Nature Valley Open as city prepares for big summer of sport

Excitement builds for Nature Valley Open as city prepares for big summer of sport

Preparations for one of Nottingham’s biggest sports events got underway today (Thurs) at the Nottingham Tennis Centre where in just under a month’s time some of the world’s leading tennis players will converge on the city for the fifth Nature Valley Open. The tournament opens on 8 June and this year’s line-up looks to be […]

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Nottingham to host first ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 Fanzone

Nottingham to host first ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 Fanzone

Cricket fans unable to get their hands on tickets for Trent Bridge World Cup matches this summer are invited to join the fun and action at a city centre Fanzone. Thousands of new and existing cricket fans have the opportunity to get up close to international cricket action as the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup […]

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Women’s field confirmed for Nature Valley Open in Nottingham

Women’s field confirmed for Nature Valley Open in Nottingham

With a little over a month to go before the start of the Nature Valley Open begins in Nottingham, the women’s field has been confirmed for the LTA summer grass court event which runs 8-16 June. There are two former winners returning for 2019 as World No.9 and last year’s champion Ashleigh Barty is joined by […]

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Making exercise more inclusive

Making exercise more inclusive

Nottingham City Council has launched a new campaign aimed at increasing the number of people with disabilities taking part in sport and leisure activities. The council aims for Nottingham to become the fastest growing city for disability sports participation, and the new It’s for me campaign will raise awareness of leisure activities available to people […]

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ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 – 100 days to go countdown kicks off

ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 – 100 days to go countdown kicks off

Nottingham is gearing up for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, with the ‘100 days to go’ countdown kicking off today (Tuesday 19 February). Part of the countdown will be the Trophy Tour, driven by Nissan, which commences a 100-day tour of England and Wales and will be at over 100 locations and events, […]

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The search is on for volunteers at the Nature Valley Open Tennis in June – Only two weeks left to apply

The search is on for volunteers at the Nature Valley Open Tennis in June – Only two weeks left to apply

Nottingham City Council and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help at the Open Nottingham Tennis tournament (8-16 June 2019). The team would like to hear from potential volunteers who will be 16 or older at the time the event takes place and free for a minimum of three days […]

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Nottingham Tennis Centre recognised at National Awards

Nottingham Tennis Centre recognised at National Awards

Nottingham Tennis Centre has performed well in two recent national award ceremonies. The centre took the gold medal at the TRP Customer Service Awards and was shortlisted in the category of Most Improved Performer at the recent APSE awards (Association for Public Service Excellence) where they were runners up. The gold award is based on […]

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Becky Adlington signs up for Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham

Becky Adlington signs up for Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham

Double Olympic Swimming Champion, Becky Adlington, has been named as Official Ambassador for the Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham and will take on the event when it returns to the city for the second consecutive year in 2019. The Nottinghamshire-born swimming star will be donning not only her goggles, but her bike and trainers […]

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Entries open as ITU World Triathlon Series returns to Great Britain in 2019  

Entries open as ITU World Triathlon Series returns to Great Britain in 2019  

Today (Monday 8 October) the race will be on to secure entry to Great Britain’s two legs of the prestigious ITU World Triathlon Series in 2019. The events, taking place in June next year are a tale of two halves; gathering the world’s best triathletes for two unmissable showdowns where crucial series points will be […]

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Men’s international tennis returns to Nottingham Tennis Centre

Men’s international tennis returns to Nottingham Tennis Centre

A host of international players are in action at the Nottingham Tennis Centre next week, competing in the GB Pro-Series men’s $15k event, which takes place on the outdoor hard courts from Sunday 9 – Saturday 15 September. The list of entries is headed up by Billy Harris, who – with family from the Nottingham […]

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