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Kestrel Unveil New Turf Machine

16 July 2004

Kestrel Golf & Sports’ new state-of-the-art turfing machine had a baptism of fire when it was first used to lay a new pitch at the Millennium Stadium for this year’s FA Cup Final.

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Win Rackets, Balls and Bags with Tennis Today

12 July 2004

Tennis Today, the Official Tennis Publication of SAPCA, has teamed up with Slazenger to give everyone in the UK a chance to win rackets, balls and bags of the highest quality. You can also view our Special Feature on The Championships, Wimbledon 2004 and find out how to get a 2005 calendar featuring 12 top tennis stars from around the world.

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New Identity Launched for GB Paralympic Team

09 July 2004

The British Paralympic Association have unveiled a new logo to take the British team into the 2004 Paralympic Games.

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New Names on the Trophies!

09 July 2004

No, not Sharapova, not Greece, but the results of The SAPCA Open 2004!

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Beckham Welcomes The New Generation

07 July 2004

England captain David Beckham has thrown his support behind the work of the Football Foundation.

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Thornton Sports on Fast Track to Success

06 July 2004

The new athletics facilities at Wilson Playing Field, Clayton-Le-Moors were officially opened by Great Britain high jumper Susan Jones.

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sportscotland Launches Strategies for Sport 21

02 July 2004

The nine implementation strategies for Sport 21, Scotland’s 2003-2007 national strategy for sport, were launched this week.

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£500,000 Boost For FA

02 July 2004

Sport England has announced that it will be investing £500,000 in the Football Association.

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Challengers Trophy gets Paralympic Athlete to Athens

22 June 2004

Aggregate Industries teamed up with the BPA to complete the Microsoft Challengers Trophy and raise funds for Athens.

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National Tennis Centre Boosts British Tennis

21 June 2004

Construction is about to start on the LTA's new National Tennis Centre at Roehampton in London.

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Celebrations at Stoneleigh

21 June 2004

Stoneleigh Cricket Club in Warwickshire has won Wisden's Loveliest Ground Award.

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Euro 2004 Stadium José Alvalade Gets Maximum Score from UEFA

17 June 2004

UEFA has awarded 5 stars to the José Alvalade stadium, where the grass surface is enhanced by a Desso DLW reinforced grass pitch system.

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Arise Sir Trevor!

16 June 2004

Trevor Brooking heads the Queen's Birthday honours list.

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Works Start on Henley Rugby Club's New Synthetic Training Facility

11 June 2004

The construction of a new synthetic training area is underway at Henley Rugby Club.

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New Government Group for Sports Facilities

09 June 2004

A new group has been established with the intention of improving sports facilities around the UK.

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McArdle and Astroturf Sign New Distribution Agreement

07 June 2004

McArdle Sport Tec Limited have announced their renewed partnership with the new owners of AstroTurf, The Textile Management Group.

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The Big Wembley Lift is Well Underway

07 June 2004

The Wembley Stadium Arch, which began to be lifted on Friday, is now more than 70 metres off the ground.

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Musco Lighting appoints Commercial Manager and Project Manager

07 June 2004

Musco Lighting has appointed Jerry Brown and Lee Kinsey as Commercial Manager and Project Manager respectively as it begins expansion into Europe.

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RoSPA Gold for ERDC

03 June 2004

The ERDC Group is pleased to announce they have won one of the RoSPA Occupational Health & Safety Awards for 2004.

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Blakedown support Official Opening of Brunel University's Athletics Facilities

01 June 2004

International stars competed alongside athletes from Brunel University to the launch Brunel’s new athletics arena.

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