Recent sport press releases & news

Rugby World Cup in Your Pocket

[PRESSWIRE] 11.08.2011 -- With thirty days to go to the greatest rugby event in the world, SportingOracle.com have launched the most comprehensive app for the Rugby World Cup.

ENGLAND’S STRONGEST MAN TO BE CROWNED IN ESSEX

The 2011 contest to find England’s Strongest Man will be held in Essex this summer. As part of the Valhalla Festival of Muscle and Power on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July, 12 of England’s biggest and strongest men will be battling not just for the title, but the chance to represent their nation at the UK’s Strongest Man final later in the year.

HONDA CYCLIST TRIUMPHS AT COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Rochelle Gilmore, team leader of the Lotto Honda Ladies Team, sprinted to victory and a gold medal in the Road Race at the 2010 Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

ROCHELLE GILMORE, CYCLISTE DE L'EQUIPE HONDA, TRIOMPHE AUX JEUX DU COMMONWEALTH

Rochelle Gilmore, leader de l'équipe féminine de cyclisme Lotto Honda Ladies Team, a décroché la victoire et sprinté vers la médaille d'or lors de l'épreuve routière des Jeux du Commonwealth 2010 dimanche dernier.

HONDA RADSPORTLERIN TRIUMPHIERT BEI DEN COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Rochelle Gilmore, Teamleiterin des Lotto Honda Ladies Team, sprintete zum Sieg und zur Goldmedaille beim Straßenrennen der 2010 Commonwealth Games am Sonntag.

CHALLENGE AN OLYMPIAN, WIN A BIKE WITH CYCLES UK

Bike retailers Cycles UK are offering visitors to the Kent County Show (Friday 16th to Sunday 18th July at the Kent County Showground, Detling) the chance to win a Raleigh Airlite 400, worth £949.

Award-winning Essex sports company comes up with quick fix for gym owners

Sportsafe UK has devised an innovative cable repair kit to get gym equipment running again quickly without calling out an engineer.

Baseball Fans Get Four Different Broadcasts of Every World Series Game on XM Satellite Radio

XM to air home team, visiting team, national radio, and Spanish broadcasts on four separate radio channels, plus 24-hour news and analysis on the baseball talk radio channel MLB Home Plate.

World Record 10K Time Falls at Spira 'Defy The Ban' 10K Race

EL PASO, Texas, Oct. 15 - The Spira "World's Fastest 10K" lived up to its billing Sunday as Hillary Kimaiyo of Kenya set a new world record for a 10K race.

Sport England and London 2012 work together to ensure games lead to increase in sports participation

Cathy Hughes, Senior Client Manager at Sport England, has taken up the role of Sport Participation and Legacy Manager at the London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG) – the organisation making all the arrangements to host and stage the Games. Cathy has been seconded to LOCOG for six months and will focus on making connections between LOCOG and all the sport providers in the UK.