Two young Manchester marathon swimmers are gearing up for the experience of a lifetime, as they prepare to swim across the mighty Yangtze River in China later this month.
On Saturday (8 April) the Lord Mayor of Manchester won a ‘Canoe Challenge’ after beating Cllr Luthfur Rahman in the latest sporting encounter between the duo.
After Saturday's derby success it's no wonder City manager Pep Guardiola recently admitted that he’s so obsessed with midfielders he’d like to sign a thousand of them.
The Herculean efforts and record medal haul of Team GB will be celebrated in style with a parade through the streets of Manchester and an event in London.
Construction has started at the Belle Vue Sports Village that will transform another part east Manchester into an internationally recognised destination for sport.
Just over 1,200 Manchester school children will get the opportunity to visit the National Squash Championships this week as Britain’s best squash players head to the city.
A new junior Park Run and more rugby activities for schools, women and girls - capitalising on the sport's forthcoming 2015 World Cup in the city - are among the new initiatives in a five-year Manchester City Council plan to boost sports participation.
A public consultation will begin (10 June) over plans for a major redevelopment for part of Gorton that will create the Belle Vue Sports Village – and city council is calling for local people to have their say on the plans.
A Manchester post box is to remain gold as a permanent reminder of the city’s victorious Olympic athletes.