September 20th, 2018Vicky Holland, Loughborough University alumna enjoyed yet another high point in her glittering career as she was crowned world champion for the first time, two years after winning bronze at the Rio Olympic Games.
Coming into the Grand Final, the final stage of the season long ITU World Series, Holland knew that she needed to better...By September 20th, 20180 comments
January 26th, 2017Leicester City’s Premier League winning manager, who led the underdogs to a seemingly impossible victory against odds of 5000-1, has been awarded a Doctor of Arts degree by De Montfort University (DMU) for his contribution to both sport and city.
The newly titled Dr Claudio Ranieri, originally from Rome, received the honorary...By January 26th, 20170 comments
January 12th, 2017A local voluntary organisation has chosen to provide a promising young archer with the financial support to allow her to realise her sporting dreams.
Iulia Petrie, a pupil at Corby technical School and member of Corby Archers, has achieved the title of under 16 British Ladies Champion Bristols III in Archery, thanks to funding for...By January 12th, 20170 comments
April 29th, 2016Leicester was bathed in a sea of blue today to show Leicester City Football Club that the people of the city are behind them ahead of their game on Sunday.
Leicester FC face Manchester United at Old Trafford this weekend for what could be their Premier League winning game as they currently sit at the top of the table and three points...By April 29th, 20160 comments
February 15th, 2016Leicester Hockey Club continued their consecutive winning streak on Saturday after defeating recently crowned indoor hockey champions East Grinstead 2-1 at home.
Now sitting in seventh place in the Investec National Premier League table, Leicester are yet another step closer to securing their place within the Women's Premier...By February 15th, 20160 comments
August 17th, 2015Hundreds of Rugby fans from around the Midlands gathered in Leicester City centre on Saturday to have their photographs taken with the 'Webb Ellis' Rugby World Cup Trophy.
Fans took advantage of the opportunity near the Sporting Statue on Gallowtree Gate. They were treated to various mascots and entertainment...By August 17th, 20150 comments
August 13th, 2015A rugby ball has been sent into space today attached to a large weather balloon as part of a 100 day tour of the Webb Ellis Cup.
The event took place this morning at the National Space Centre in Leicester. A camera was attached to a Rugby ball enabling it to take many images whilst soaring up to 100,000ft above...By August 13th, 20150 comments
June 9th, 2015Children from five schools in Leicester have been at the National Space Centre today to celebrate 100 days until the start of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Around 130 children took part in activities at the space centre where they learned about the world cup as well as had time to explore the centre. ...By June 9th, 20150 comments
May 5th, 2015Some of the UK's top Asian cricketers will be up for awards this year in the 2015 Asian Cricket Awards, which was launched at Lords on Friday 1 May.
Now in its second year the Asian Cricket Awards which are held in association with the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and supported by the Club Cricket Conference (CCC) are...By May 5th, 20150 comments
July 19th, 2014This week saw the Midlands Premiere of Disney's 'Million Dollar Arm' take place at Birmingham's Cineworld. The film which is set for release in the UK on 29 August, stars Jon Hamm (Mad Men) Madhur Mittal (Slumdog Millionaire) and Suraj Sharma (Life of Pi).
The premiere was attended by Madhur Mittal who plays...By July 19th, 20140 comments
July 7th, 2014On 11 June, a fund raising dinner took place at the Leicester Tigers Welford Road stadium, hosted by local solicitors Gateley in support of local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust.
The Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) is a charity set up in memory of Leicester teenager Joe Humphries, who was a victim of...By July 7th, 20140 comments
July 3rd, 2014
Leicester’s Ping! event is returning for a third year, following the cities £10,000 grant to keep its passion for table tennis going. The Sport England funding will mean even more table tennis tables will be coming to Leicester as the city’s Ping! event commences.
This weekend, to coincide with the...By July 3rd, 20140 comments
June 23rd, 2014The 4th Annual Highfields Festival took place this Saturday at Leicester's Highfields Centre.
Crowds gathered to find community fairs, food stalls, live music and much more! The festival had everything for all ages and with the whole community getting involved it was proved a success. The performances by Shola Ama, Red...By June 23rd, 20140 comments
June 20th, 2014News Release
Release: For immediate release
GARDEN OF EDEN REVISITED AT FIRST UK FRUIT FEST
Next week will see the start of a five day fruit and health festival, which aims to educate and demonstrate that a low fat raw vegan diet is optimum for health and well being.
Next week will see the start of a...By June 20th, 20140 comments
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