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Christmas kicks Off Early for Mancheser's Football Mad Kids

09 December 2003

Young Manchester footballers were given an early Christmas present today, following the announcement of a £102,000 grant from the Football Foundation.

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A Once in a Lifetime Offer - Helping Take Your Career to the Next Level

03 December 2003

Are you keen to enhance and develop your career in the sports industry? Cranfield’s unique MSc in Sports Surface Technology has been recognised by leading sports professional bodies such as the IOG, FA, ECB, BIGGA and The Jockey Club.

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Lottery Pitches in More Than £100 Million to Drive Forward Active Communities

03 December 2003

Lottery good cause distributors the New Opportunities Fund and Sport England are working in partnership to pitch in more than £108 million to a new funding initiative, which will drive forward community participation in sport or physical activity.

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CONIPUR ISP Sprint For Brunel University

02 December 2003

CONIPUR ISP Sprint has been chosen for the indoor athletic centre at Brunel University in the UK.

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Duracourt Club Captains’ Challenge – Limpsfield Scoop £25,000!

01 December 2003

Limpsfield LTC produced some scintillating tennis to become champions of the first Duracourt Club Captains' Challenge.

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McArdle Astroturf Announces New CEO at SRI

21 November 2003

McArdle AstroTurf, the strategic partner and exclusive UK distributor of SRI Sports branded products such as AstroTurf and AstroPlay, have announced the appointment of a new CEO at SRI.

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Sport England Launches £130 Million Fund for Governing Bodies

18 November 2003

Sport England today announced the 20 key sports to receive prioritised investment, its streamlined funding plans to ensure that these sports deliver sporting success, and a £130 million fund specifically available for sports governing bodies.

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Technical Surfaces Top with Power League

18 November 2003

The introduction of "third generation" synthetic surfaces has seen a resurgence in the development of specialist soccer centres across the country. What will be the secret of their continued success?

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London 2012 Reveals Winning Logo Design

17 November 2003

The River Thames was revealed today as the centrepiece of the logo for the 2012 Olympic Games bid in an unveiling ceremony at Tate Modern.

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Dehli to Host 2010 Commonwealth Games

14 November 2003

Delhi won the right to stage the 2010 Commonwealth Games on Thursday at the Commonwealth Games Federation’s general assembly in Jamaica.

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ERDC's Walsall Pitch Gains FIFA Accredditation

13 November 2003

ERDC and FieldTurf are delighted to announce the first FIFA Accreditation of a synthetic grass pitch in England.

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Milestone for London Olympic Bid as Preferred Sites are Unveiled

12 November 2003

The preferred locations of key venues for the London 2012 Olympic Games were unveiled yesterday.

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Ashes Series to be Played on Reinforced Pitches

07 November 2003

All three matches in the forthcoming rugby league ashes series between Great Britain and Australia will be played on reinforced pitches, the so-called DD GrassMaster system produced by Desso DLW Sports Systems.

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Campbell Outlines UK Sport Review Plan

31 October 2003

"An organisation suited to the needs of elite sport in a devolved Britain,” is how Sue Campbell describes the UK Sport she would like to see at the conclusion of her 18-month term at the helm of the UK’s elite sport agency.

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New Guides for the Renovation and Painting of Tennis Courts

31 October 2003

SAPCA has published two new technical guides to assist tennis clubs and others who are involved in upgrading their existing tennis courts.

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London 2012 Completes Management Line Up

30 October 2003

London 2012 has appionted Debbie Jevans as Director of Sport, Neil Wood as Finanace Director and Charles Wijeratna as Commercial Director to complete the management team bidding to bring the Olympic Games to London.

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Charles Lawrence Surfaces Expands Licensee Network to the Channel Islands

28 October 2003

Charles Lawrence Surfaces plc has now announced the appointment of a new partner in the Channel Islands, further expanding its network of licensees and ensuring a leading presence for the company on a wider European platform.

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Mills & McGiven Deliver Olympic Vision

27 October 2003

Keith Mills, Chief Executive of London 2012, and Alec McGivan, Director of Sport at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), outlined their vision for an Olympic and Paralympic Games in the UK.

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Charles Lawrence Surfaces Develops New Position

24 October 2003

Charles Lawrence Surfaces, a market leader in the supply and installation of synthetic sports and play surfaces, has appointed Jane Samson as Sales Office Manager, based at the Charles Lawrence Group’s head office in Newark.

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Sports Minister Launches World’s First Sports Science and Technology Cluster

17 October 2003

Sports Minister Richard Caborn has launched the world’s first sports science and technology cluster, in South Yorkshire.

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