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ERDC's Triple Crown

10 November 2004

ERDC has won its own Triple Crown by completing three RFU-funded projects this summer.

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Pelé Backs Artificial Turf for 2010 World Cup

08 November 2004

Artificial turf has come of age, Brazilian football legend Pelé told delegates at the Sports Turf Summit 2004 in Berlin.

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TigerTurf Stay on Top as Two New Staff Join the Team

08 November 2004

Tiger AG, the UK’s leading manufacturer of artificial grass, announces new additions to its sales team.

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Innocent Gives Green Light to TigerTurf

08 November 2004

It started as a gimmick, but Innocent has gone to town with the “green” stuff!

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Expansion of National Turfgrass Foundation Conference

04 November 2004

The continuing success of the National Turfgrass Foundation Conference has led to further expansion in the programme this year.

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Brazilian Football Legend Pelé to Speak at Sports Turf Summit

29 October 2004

Pelé, the former Brazilian footballer widely regarded as the world’s greatest ever player, has been confirmed to speak at STS 2004.

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Tarkett Sports and Fieldturf: An Historical Agreement

28 October 2004

After three years of negotiations, Tarkett Sports and FieldTurf have reached agreement on synthetic turf surfaces.

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The Turfgrass Industry - 75 Years and Still Growing

26 October 2004

Over 200 representatives from across the turfgrass industry met up at Bingley to celebrate the STRI’s 75th anniversary.

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England Rugby League Prepare for Russian in Yorkshire

20 October 2004

In preparation for their trip to Russia the English Rugby League squad will have an acclimatisation session in Yorkshire.

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Harrod UK Launch Innovative Goal Design

18 October 2004

The UK’s leading sports equipment manufacturer, Harrod UK, has launched a new range of integral weighted football goals.

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RFU President Opens Broughton Park RFC

12 October 2004

RFU President Malcolm Phillips recently opened the new £2.5 million clubhouse and grounds at Broughton Park RFC

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Grimshaw Kinnear Shortlisted for Top Award

12 October 2004

Cheltenham-based specialist construction company Grimshaw Kinnear Ltd was a finalist for a top national accolade.

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New Appointment Strengthens Sales Team

11 October 2004

Grimshaw Kinnear has appointed Brendan Low as Sales Manager to develop the Company’s sport surfaces and equipment division "Kinnear Sports".

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Pupils are Head Over Heals with New Marley Sport

11 October 2004

Marley Floors Ltd has replaced the gymnasium floor at Larkmead Comprehensive School in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.

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Green Light for Stratford City Development

08 October 2004

The Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, has approved plans for the £3.5bn Stratford City development in east London.

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Sports Labs Merger with Mike Abbott Associates

06 October 2004

Sports Labs are pleased to announce that the consultancy practice of Michael Abbott Associates has been merged with that of Sports Labs with immediate effect.

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Real Madrid Go Back to School

05 October 2004

Real Madrid visit the latest Third Generation system from Desso DLW at Harrow School.

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Tarkett and Heydour, a Winning Team for Athens 2004!

04 October 2004

Praise for the Olympic Hockey Centre from the International Hockey Federation.

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British Team Return From Hugely Successful Paralympic Games

01 October 2004

The British team arrive back this week with an impressive medal haul from the Athens Games.

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Football Foundation Gets £45m Boost For Future

28 September 2004

The government has safeguarded the future of the Football Foundation with a £45m package to help fund its work in grassroots football over the next three years.

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