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Rugby World Cup

500 day countdown until Rugby League World Cup comes to Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 10 June 2020

There are now just 500 days to go until the Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) kicks off, with Coventry as one of the host cities.

Congratulations to Coventry City F.C.

Published on Tuesday, 09 June 2020

Joint statement from Cllr George Duggins, Leader of Coventry City Council and Cllr Gary Ridley, Leader of the Opposition Conservative Party, Coventry City Council:

Coventry invited to host International Children’s Games in 2022

Published on Monday, 01 June 2020

Council Cabinet members will meet next week (9 June) to consider an invitation for Coventry to host the 2022 International Children’s Games (ICG).

Coventry City Council launches match-fund grant for Culture and Sports sector through Crowdfunder

Published on Monday, 06 April 2020

Urgent funds are being made available to cultural and physical activity-based organisations and small businesses in Coventry to help them through the COVID-19 crisis.

Coventry’s year as European City of Sport in 2019 saw a massive investment in sport and leisure, thousands getting active, and created a legacy for years to come.

Coventry’s European City of Sport success

Published on Monday, 23 March 2020

Coventry’s year as European City of Sport in 2019 saw a massive investment in sport and leisure, thousands getting active, and created a legacy for years to come.

Alan Higg's centre

50m pool at the Alan Higgs Centre now open

Published on Monday, 24 February 2020

Coventry people can now take the plunge and enjoy the city’s great new 50m pool.

Coventry smashes sport week

City of Sport finale week starts this weekend

Published on Friday, 10 January 2020

Coventry Smashes Sport Week – the European City of Sport finale event – commences this Saturday, 11 January and spans over nine days until 20 January 2020.

Festival of running

Festival of Running unveils new look for 2020

Published on Monday, 23 December 2019

Organisers of the Coventry Festival of Running today revealed a totally new look for 2020, and a brand new website.

Free radio

Coventry clubs raise over £35,000

Published on Monday, 09 December 2019

The Coventry City of Sport Challenge has come to end, and the winners have been revealed.

Transplant games

British Transplant Games lands in Coventry for 2020

Published on Friday, 29 November 2019

Today (29 November 2019) the Westfield Health British Transplant Games has arrived in Coventry ahead of the event next summer.

People at the sporting memiries event

Great success for Sporting Memories

Published on Friday, 29 November 2019

Today Sporting Memories was held, and many attended to reminisce with European City of Sport about their great memories.

Sporting memorabilia

Sporting Memories places filling quickly

Published on Monday, 25 November 2019

Spaces are filling quickly for Sporting Memories at The Transport Museum next week. If you are yet to book your space, make sure to do soon.

Sports week

Coventry Smashes Sport Week

Published on Wednesday, 20 November 2019

As Coventry’s year as European City of Sport 2019 is coming to an end, plans for a final week of celebrations are coming together.

News poster

Sporting Memories comes to Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 16 October 2019

European City of Sport have teamed up with CV Life, Year of Wellbeing and The Sporting Memories Foundation to bring an event to Coventry for those that have fond memories of sport from years ago.

Wave inside

The Wave officially opens on Monday 21 October

Published on Tuesday, 01 October 2019

Monday 21 October sees the official opening of the Wave’s waterpark.

Inclusive dance festival poster

Inclusive dance festival to be held as part of City of Sport

Published on Friday, 27 September 2019

A free Inclusive Dance Festival for children is to be held next month as one of the city's many community festivals during its year as European City of Sport.

Bank change

Registration now open to sports clubs and community groups

Published on Tuesday, 24 September 2019

The Coventry City of Sport Challenge was launched at St Mary’s Guildhall yesterday and registration for sports clubs and community groups is now open.

Bank change

Spaces rapidly filling for Coventry City of Sport launch event

Published on Thursday, 19 September 2019

Cash for Kids, the Free Radio charity, Coventry City Council, Coventry European City of Sport and CV Life have teamed up to bring a unique fundraising challenge to the city.

Lets ride wave off

Thousands take to the streets for Let’s Ride

Published on Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Thousands of people took advantage of the opportunity to cycle through Coventry’s traffic-free streets, as part of HSBC UK Let's Ride Coventry.

Civic launch social square

City of Sport aims to get more young people involved in sport

Published on Monday, 09 September 2019

Cash For Kids, the charity of radio station Free Radio, has joined forces with Coventry European City of Sport, Coventry City Council & CV Life to bring a unique fundraising challenge to the city.

Commonwealth Games logo

Commonwealth sports switch at the Ricoh

Published on Tuesday, 03 September 2019

Coventry will now host rugby sevens, judo and wrestling at the Commonwealth Games 2022, but netball has been switched to the NEC.

Pictured: Young athletes and swimmers with the Lord Mayor, her Consort, senior councillors and games sponsors’, Sergio Requena-Rueda Branch Secretary for the West Midlands from Unite and Roger Medwell from Medwell Hyde Ltd.

City recognition for International Children’s Games competitors

Published on Monday, 02 September 2019

A group of young Coventry athletes and swimmers who recently competed in the International Children’s Games (ICG) in Russia have been praised for their efforts in representing the city.

Visitors to sport fest pose to celebrate Coventry being European City of Sport

Thousands get active at this year’s Sports Fest

Published on Friday, 23 August 2019

Sports Fest has broken its record of people taking part, with over 14,500 people having a go at sport during the festival

Cllr Kamran Caan, Paul Breed, Cllr Rois Ali and Cllr George Duggins in the new fitness facilities

The Wave's fitness facilities and Mana Spa open on Monday

Published on Friday, 19 July 2019

Monday sees the official opening of The Wave’s fitness facilities and Mana Spa.

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