Ruby, Ruby, Ruby, Ruby….anniversary

5th October 2016 | 0 Comments

As it’s SportsAid’s 40th anniversary year, and we’re celebrating with a dinner in Yorkshire, I couldn’t resist a nod to the county’s own Kaiser Chiefs’ anthem to kick-off this blog.  Just consider the changes in day-to-day life since 1976, when SportsAid was founded, let alone in sport.  And yet, the need to support a new, next [...]

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24 hours that will write the next chapter of Sheffield’s sporting future

5th October 2016 | 0 Comments

Lord Coe’s first port of call will be the English Institute of Sport Sheffield (EIS Sheffield) to induct a number of Rio athletes into the Hall of Champions, which he originally opened in 2009.  It will be followed by a visit to the new £10 million UTC in Sheffield to meet students specialising in healthcare [...]

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Sporting greats line up for glittering gala dinner

5th October 2016 | 0 Comments

More than 50 sportsmen and women, including golden girl Jessica Ennis-Hill, will be VIP guests at Sheffield’s Celebration of Sport at the English Institute of Sport Sheffield (Wednesday 5 October.)  Almost 20 athletes from Rio 2016, five world champions and nine Olympic and Paralympic medallists representing 15 sports are expected at the red-carpet event, which [...]

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Legacy Park project lead honoured in new Hall of Fame

3rd October 2016 | 0 Comments

Richard Caborn, project lead for the OLP – the biggest legacy project of its kind outside London, is one of the first people to be inaugurated in the Sheffield Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame.  Former Sports Minister and Sheffield MP Richard Caborn has been instrumental in bringing together key partners from the public and [...]

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Sheffield steps up to hit 6.5 million Move More minutes

30th September 2016 | 0 Comments

 Throughout July, a total of 6,568,797 Move More minutes were registered on the free Move More Sheffield app as part of a world-first programme aiming to get the city moving in the run up to the Rio Olympics.   The citywide Move More Month was supported by more than 50 participating organisers, including the Olympic [...]

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