Sport

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England table tennis team to play Commonwealth Games warm up match in Preston

Preston is to be the host for the English table tennis squads final games before heading to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The final warm-up match takes place against Australia at the Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre on the University of Central Lancashire campus. Both the men and womens teams will compete during the game on Sunday 20 July. Manager of the sports centre, Martin […]

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Yunus Suleman collects Spirit of the Games award for badminton

Preston Guild City Games: Athletes and teams honoured at celebration event

A celebration of the Guild City Games has taken place. The event sees thousands of particpants from local businesses and organisations compete in nine sports. The awards night recognised those for fair play and entering into the spirit of the City Games. Mayor of Preston, Councillor Nick Pomfret, said: “It’s an honour to be here today and I’d like to thank all the businesses involved, […]

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Moor Park pavilion is the meeting point for the sporting events

Free sporting sessions to be held in Moor Park

Sporting taster sessions for children and young people in Preston are to be held. Branded as the Summer of Sport, Moor Park is to host free sporting events for 11 to 25 year olds. Throughout the summer on Mondays there will be boxing, hockey and more in the park. Councillor Veronica Afrin, cabinet member for culture and leisure, said: “The Summer of Sport programme is […]

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Preston Korfball Club host their first tournament

Korfball came to Preston in the last few days with the club hosting their first tournament. It took place in Freckleton and saw Preston Korfball Club compete against teams from across the North West. Preston unfortunately couldn’t win their own tournament, with Manchester Warriors the victors – beating Manchester City in the final. The tournament was blessed with blazing sunshine. Korfball was started in the […]

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Andrew Flintoff

Preston’s Freddie Flintoff back to winning ways with Lancashire

Preston cricket legend Andrew Flintoff made a winning comeback to help Lancashire to victory over Worcestershire. In a long awaited return to the game Freddie took a couple of wickets in what turned out to be a one-sided T20 Blast match. Although he didn’t get chance to bat his contribution helped Lancashire to the top of the North group league table. A shame there was […]

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Jordan Grant Fitness returns in July

The Jordan Grant Fitness charity event returns to Fulwood Leisure Centre. This is the third event at the centre and is suitable for anyone over 10 years of age. Activities on the day include: Zumba Metafit Spinning Body Attack Gym Circuits Swimming Each session lasting 40 minutes. For registration you need to complete a Family Fitness form and pay the £6.00 registration fee at Fulwood Leisure […]

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