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Super six ICON athletes end 2016 in style

Super six ICON athletes end 2016 in style

Thu, 01 Dec 2016

A super six of ICON bursary recipients have been excelling in recent competition.

Caitlin Williams and Scarlett Williams (pictured right) were part of the Nottingham Gymnastics Academy won the prestigious... Read More »

Reasons to celebrate for ICON trio

Reasons to celebrate for ICON trio

Sat, 26 Nov 2016

ICON bursary programme taekwondo duo Aaron Cobley and Jessica Lear (pictured right) have enjoyed a successful British Championships.

The two members of the Heart of England UITF Elite, who train in Alfreton,... Read More »

New Code for Sports Governance for organisations seeking Sport England and UK Sport funding

New Code for Sports Governance for organisations seeking Sport England and UK Sport funding

Mon, 21 Nov 2016

Organisations seeking public funding for sport and physical activity must meet new gold standards of governance considered to be among the most advanced in the world.

A new Code for Sports Governance sets... Read More »

Staveley Juniors take district bowls title

Staveley Juniors take district bowls title

Thu, 17 Nov 2016

An exciting finish to the biggest schools bowls competition in the country finished with Staveley Junior School (pictured below) being crowned Bolsover District Primary Schools' Bowls Champions for the... Read More »

Amber Valley's talented young athletes awarded ICON bursaries

Amber Valley's talented young athletes awarded ICON bursaries

Wed, 16 Nov 2016

Some of the Amber Valley's most talented sports stars have been inducted onto the 2016-17 ICON programme that boasts summer Olympic and Paralympic medallists Adam Peaty and Lewis White as previous recipients.... Read More »

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