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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Comment on Olympic gold medal success of Leeds rower Paul Bennett

Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake said: “Congratulations to Paul Bennett from Leeds for winning Olympic gold in the men’s eight rowing. Following...

City of Leeds diving head coach Ady Hinchliffe recognised with prestigious...

A Leeds-based coach who has played a prominent role in developing the talent of Olympic diving stars has been recognised with a prestigious award. As...

Comment on Olympic gold medal success of City of Leeds divers...

Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake said: “Massive congratulations to our City of Leeds divers Jack Laugher and Chris Mears for their stunning...

Congratulations to Alistair Brownlee on winning second place in BBC Sports...

The leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake, said: “This year Alistair cemented his position as one of the greatest triathletes the world has...

Proposals for two new leisure and wellbeing centres and potential new...

A proposal seeking to develop plans for two new leisure and wellbeing centres in Leeds are set to be discussed by senior councillors next...

Leeds councillors to consider £4million grant for Headingley Stadium redevelopment

Senior councillors in Leeds will consider a request to contribute £4million to a redevelopment of Headingley Stadium to secure continued international cricket at the...

Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds General Sale Launches

Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds entries are now on general sale, inviting more than 5000 participants to take part in a show-stopping event on...

City’s first direct arena to host 2017 Leeds Sports Awards

Sport Leeds is delighted to announce that the 2017 Leeds Sports Awards will be staged for the first time at the city’s first direct...

Statement from Leeds City Council Leader Cllr Judith Blake regarding second...

Statement from Leeds City Council Leader Cllr Judith Blake regarding second gold medal at Rio Paralympics for Kadeena Cox “What more can we say about...

Rio Olympic heroes make a big splash as diving takes centre...

Three Rio Olympic heroes were the special guests as a west Leeds leisure centre launched its exciting new diving lessons programme this month. On hand...

Leeds gets into gear with second bike library

Residents in the Chapeltown area will be able to jump on a bike for free, thanks to a new ‘bike library’ at the local...

Double gold celebrations as Kadeena Cox and Hannah Cockroft triumph at...

Leeds City Council Leader Cllr Judith Blake has congratulated athletes Hannah Cockroft and Kadeena Cox on their Paralympics gold medals.  She said: “What an incredible night for...

‘Rio Heroes’ signing up quickly to Yorkshire homecoming parade in Leeds

A host of athletes have already added their names to the list of attendees set to take part in a very special ‘Rio Heroes’...

Sporting stars inspire at Leeds schools conference

Education professionals from across Leeds will be inspired by sporting stars and nationally recognised speakers at a conference aimed at encouraging more physical activity...

Good luck message from Leader of Leeds City Council to Team...

Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council, said: “We would like to wish Team GB and all our Leeds and Yorkshire athletes the very...

Route revealed for Yorkshire ‘Rio Heroes’ homecoming parade

The route of the hotly-anticipated Rio Heroes homecoming parade in Leeds celebrating the achievements of Yorkshire Olympic and Paralympic athletes has been unveiled. Held on...

Date confirmed for special Yorkshire homecoming parade to celebrate Olympic and...

The amazing achievements of Yorkshire Olympic and Paralympic athletes in Rio will be celebrated in style later this month as part of a special...

Celebration of disability sport to take centre stage on Millennium Square...

A carnival of disability sport is set to take over a popular city centre square this Saturday to celebrate the beginning of the Paralympic...

More of Yorkshire’s ‘Rio Heroes’ confirm their attendance at homecoming parade...

Ed Clancy, Kadeena Cox and Tom Ransley are the latest ‘Rio Heroes’ to attend a very special homecoming parade in Leeds on Wednesday 28...

Aireborough Leisure Centre set for £1.2m refurbishment

Proposals for a £1.2m revamp of a north west Leeds leisure centre will be discussed by senior councillors next week. Submitted as part of a...

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