Sports Fitness industry


New Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology

New Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology

By 22 August 2007

Professional Engineering Publishing, publishers to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, have launched the Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology. The Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology aims to become the publication of choice for authors... >>

Loughborough University to open Sports Technology Institute

Loughborough University to open Sports Technology Institute

By 23 March 2007

The new Institute will develop cutting-edge technology to assist the country’s elite athletes in their preparation for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as significantly enhance research, innovation and enterprise in the sport and... >>

Ironman training increases risk of heart damage

Ironman training increases risk of heart damage

By 22 January 2007

Research published in European Heart Journal suggests that endurance athletes place their heart at greater risk of ventricular arrhythmia. The research team at University of Leuven investigated ventricular arrhythmia in endurance athletes, finding it... >>

Top Korean swimmer Tae Hwan Park signs with Speedo

Top Korean swimmer Tae Hwan Park signs with Speedo

By 17 January 2007

Speedo, the world's leading swimwear brand, has today announced the signing of Tae Hwan Park, a 17-year-old Korean swimmer who is widely considered as one of the best up and coming athletes on the international scene. Park was hailed most valuable player... >>

Queen substituted for Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium opening

By 27 October 2006

The official opening of Arsenal’s £390 million Emirates Stadium took place on Thursday. The Queen had been expected to make an appearance to honour the official opening of the ground in Ashburton Grove but had to cancel the engagement with only 3-hours... >>

West Ham's take over bid

By 1 September 2006

It seems that the Hammers are not content with just one headline. Whilst speculation is still raging about the successful luring of two top Argentinian players, rumours of a take-over bid have started to surface, as the BBC News website reported a club... >>

West Ham sign Tevez and Mascherano in coup of the season

By 1 September 2006

Pocket-lint has something of a soft spot for West Ham United which makes the signing of Tevez and Mascherano welcome news indeed. In what smacks of a great bid of good old Cockney trading, the pair have signed permanent deals with the club for an undisclosed... >>

The Ski Club go green

By 16 May 2006

The Ski Club of Great Britain’s 30,000 members have helped plant over 1500 trees which will aid the snowsports industry’s drive to safeguard the natural environment and combat climate change. The Ski Club and its Respect The Mountain initiative have... >>

Coca-Cola and football World Cup 2006

By 3 May 2006

2006 will be the biggest ever year for Coca-Cola's involvement in football, combining the second year of the Football League partnership with sponsorship of the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd. (CCE) has a full programme designed to create... >>

Berghaus wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2006

By 26 April 2006

Berghaus has been recognised by the Queen’s Awards, one of the most prestigious business awards in the UK, as a winner in the Innovation Category for design and technical developments in outdoor products. Announced each year on the Queen’s birthday,... >>