New figures have revealed that Manchester resident’s are some of the most active in the country and that year on year more people are regularly taking part in sport across the city.
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.
Planning permission has been granted for a new sports health and science research facility in Manchester, the first of its kind in the UK.
Ten Acres Lane Sports Centre, Newton Heath, will see its new full 3G football pitch officially opened on Saturday 6 September at 9am by Deputy Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor Paul Murphy.
Plans for the new leisure centre and library in Levenshulme are to go on show.
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.
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.
Local rugby heroes and Manchester schoolchildren came together today this week to mark the start of the two year countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2015 in Philips Park, East Manchester.
A group of young heroes who saved a child from drowning have been honoured by the Lord Mayor.
More than £20,000 has been awarded to sports clubs, athletes and coaches across Manchester, as part of the legacy of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
A Manchester post box is to remain gold as a permanent reminder of the city’s victorious Olympic athletes.