May 2nd, 2014Leicester Riders played against the Newcastle Eagles on Sunday night in Loughborough, and came out on top with a 90-79 game in the first leg of their Play-Off semi-final. The lead came after a dominant spell over the third quarter break to inflict a first defeat in fourteen games on the team that they have met in the Play-Off final in...By May 2nd, 20140 comments
April 28th, 2014
The Leicester Riders are through to the BBL Championship semi-finals after securing a victory in their quarter final match against Cheshire Phoenix. The game was cut short 7 minutes and 32 seconds from the end due to Cheshire forward Victor Moses falling victim to a broken ankle that was so serious the players and crowd...By April 28th, 20140 comments
March 22nd, 2014
Last night at the John Sandford Centre saw the Leicester Riders take on the Manchester Giants, with the Riders winning 90 - 85.
The night also saw Riders captain Barry Lamble receive a special shirt from Riders legend Dave Harris for setting a new club record for BBL appearances after having played...By March 22nd, 20140 comments
March 13th, 2014The date has been announced for this year’s Leicester Marathon, which will take place on Sunday 26th October, with the race starting from Victoria Park at 9:15am.
The annual event combines multiple running opportunities, encompassing a 26.2 mile race, a half-marathon and a series of shorter runs including the Cummins Relay...By March 13th, 20140 comments
March 2nd, 2014
The Leicester Riders saw in another win last night by beating Surrey United 74 - 55. Rashad Hassan lead the Riders with 27 points and 12 rebounds.
Leicester Riders Coach Rob Paternostro said "after getting in late last night we were a little leg weary, we really didn't shoot the ball to well, but I love the...By March 2nd, 20140 comments
January 31st, 2014
Donington Park will become the global base of electric motor racing championship, Formula E, when it opens as the series’ headquarters and training facility. The venue was selected above multiple European locations, because the “new facilities at Donington Park provide the perfect central location for operating the FIA...By January 31st, 20140 comments
January 12th, 2014
Leicester Riders take home the BBL Cup for a second year running after beating the Newcastle Eagles 72 - 69 at Birmingham's NIA Arena in a thrilling game which saw the riders storm back from 12 points down in the fourth quarter.
...By January 12th, 20140 comments
January 11th, 2014
Leicester Riders are hoping to repeat the success of last years win at the BBL Cup Final. Sunday will see a repeat of last years final with the Leicester Riders taking the Newcastle Eagles....By January 11th, 20140 comments
January 7th, 2014
Leicester Riders played to a packed house on Saturday night at the John Sandford Centre as they took on the Sheffield Sharks. The double overtime game saw the Riders come out on top winning 75-69.
The teams were neck and neck at the end of regulation at 60-60 and 66-66 after the first extra period before...By January 7th, 20140 comments
December 9th, 2013
This weekend saw the Leicester riders trounce the Plymouth Raiders at home at the John Sandford centre in the BBL Cup Semi Final 2nd leg. The game ended 104 - 77 which means the Riders will be in the BBL Cup Final in January at the NIA in Birmingham....By December 9th, 20130 comments
September 30th, 2013
Rock band Kasabian made a surprise appearance at the city centre Clock Tower today, to celebrate the completion of Leicester’s UK City of Culture 2017 bid.
This morning saw Leicester citizens join together to see off the document as we enter the final stages of the competition.
The bid arrived in...By September 30th, 20130 comments
July 17th, 2013
University of Leicester achieved an incredible feat yesterday at the Heist Marketing awards where they dominated the ceremony with six awards out of a possible fifteen.
Now in its 24th year the Heist awards praise the achievements of university and college marketing departments. Simon Bracewell, of Havas...By July 17th, 20130 comments
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