Manchester City Council

Sports events create inspirational legacy for Manchester residents

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.

Work starts on new Hough End Leisure Centre

Project leaders and partners came together on Thursday 10 April to mark the start of work on the brand new leisure centre at Hough End, south Manchester.

Northern Thunder storm to victory

Northern Thunder were crowned champions at the nail biting final of the Fiat Netball Super League, their first ever Superleague victory.

Views sought on new leisure facilities

Manchester City Council is seeking residents’ views on proposed new swimming pools and libraries in Chorlton, Levenshulme and East Manchester.

Veteran welcomes Olympic visitors to North West

A Normandy veteran who narrowly missed being selected for the 1948 London Olympics will be welcoming sports fans from across the world to Greater Manchester for this summer’s Olympic events.

Manchester athletes destined for great things

Sprinter Clovis Asong, 17, and BMX Racer Valerie Zebrokova, 14, have both been selected onto their sport’s governing body’s programmes for talented athletes and are on course to become future Olympians.

New stadium will be home win for community

Plans for a new £4.5 million football stadium in North Manchester with facilities which will benefit the wider community are moving forwards.