ITU World Triathlon Leeds confirmed as host of 2018 British Championships

British Triathlon has confirmed the ITU World Triathlon Leeds will host the 2018 British Age-Group Standard Distance Triathlon Championships. The announcement supports the events standing as the most prestigious triathlon in the country, hosting the UK leg of the ITU World Triathlon Series for the world’s elite and now offering Britain’s finest age-group triathletes…

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ITU World Triathlon Series returns to Leeds in 2018

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has today confirmed the ITU World Triathlon Series will return to the city of Leeds for a third successive year on 9 and 10 June 2018. Leeds joins Bermuda, Abu Dhabi, Yokohama and the Grand Final on the Gold Coast as host locations confirmed for 2018 ITU World Triathlon…

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Comment on 2019 UCI Road World Championships cycling

Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake has made the following comment following the announcement that Leeds has been proposed as a host location for the prestigious 2019 UCI Road World Championships cycling. Harrogate has been named as the main competition town and finish location for each race. Race start locations have been proposed…

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Over 700 Yorkshire pupils to take part in 245 mile cycle relay

Children and young people from 95 schools across Yorkshire will be taking part in a cycling relay covering ten local authority areas over the next two weeks. The Schools’ Yorkshire Tour relay will start on 12th June as part of national Bike Week. The relay will see pupils from primary, secondary and special schools…

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Leeds to host HSBC UK City Ride

British Cycling and HSBC UK have confirmed that Leeds will host one of 13 city centre, family-friendly City Rides this summer. The announcement of the new HSBC UK City Ride events is the first step in British Cycling and HSBC UK’s ambition to make cycling the most popular activity and sport of choice in…

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Executive board to discuss proposal for private investor to fund redevelopment of Headingley Carnegie Stadium

A report providing further details on an agreement brokered by Leeds City Council with a private financial services organisation to fund the redevelopment of Headingley Carnegie Stadium is to be considered later this month by senior councillors. Submitted to Leeds City Council’s executive board on 19 April 2017, member will have the chance to approve a proposal, which in seeing…

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Council finds way forward for Headingley Carnegie Stadium redevelopment

Subject to final approval by Leeds City Council’s executive board, an agreement has been brokered which will provide the funds that are required to redevelop Headingley Carnegie Stadium. If given the go-ahead, this funding which will be provided from a private financial services company, will be at no cost to the council taxpayer. Councillor…

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Proposals for two new leisure and wellbeing centres and potential new swimming pool in Kippax to be tabled at executive board

A proposal seeking to develop plans for two new leisure and wellbeing centres in Leeds are set to be discussed by senior councillors next week. Featuring in a report setting out the council’s future vision for leisure and wellbeing centres to Leeds City Council’s executive board on 14 December 2016, members have the opportunity to…

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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 10-11 June 2017. The release follows a week-long priority entry window dedicated to British Triathlon Home Nation members and participants of the 2016 event, during which nearly 1000 spaces were…

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