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Go Parks Giveaway winners announced

Published on Friday, 18 December 2020

After running for five weeks, the Go Parks Giveaway has now closed and the winners can now be announced.

Cllr Kamran Caan scanning the code in one of the parks.

One week left to enter Go Parks Giveaway

Published on Tuesday, 08 December 2020

There are just seven days left to enter the Go Parks Giveaway.

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Sport campaign for Coventry residents returns

Published on Thursday, 05 November 2020

The sport campaign – Keep Coventry Moving - ran throughout the first lockdown period and is now back

Stats from the Games including the fact that over 1 billion people saw the coverage

One billion reached during Virtual British Transplant Games

Published on Monday, 07 September 2020

The Westfield Health British Transplant Games (WHBTG) took place virtually for the first time this year from 30 July to 2 August. Organisers were forced to postpone the 2020 Games that were planned to physically take place in Coventry due to the global pandemic.

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Cllr Kamran Caan, Cabinet Member for Public Health and Sport, Coventry Bears Juniors, Alan Robinson, Director of Coventry Bears Rugby Club, Debbie Watson, CEO of Coventry Bears Rugby Club, Adam Benson, Chief Commercial Officer for Wasps Sport.

Coventry reveal Rugby League World Cup fixtures

Published on Tuesday, 21 July 2020

Coventry’s Ricoh Arena will host men's World Cup holders Australia as they take on Scotland.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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