The 22nd Games saw 6,500 athletes competing across 19 sports, with Harrod Sport proudly supplying equipment for Hockey, Netball, and Rugby Sevens. Harrod Sport has a proud history of supplying sporting equipment to Commonwealth Games, previously supplying Manchester 2002, Delhi 2010, and Glasgow 2014, and spokesperson said they are “delighted to be able to add […]
Suffolk based and market leading manufacturer of sports equipment, Harrod Sport, first supplied goals to the UEFA Euro at Wembley Stadium in 1996. Since then, the company has gone on to build a 20-year relationship with the stadium and has supplied a plethora of equipment throughout that time. Most recently, their FIFA Approved Stadium Pro […]
A new guide was launched on 6 June which aims to open up community sports facilities outside of school hours. Ukactive and Nike’s Open Doors Blueprint is a new guide which could unlock the UK’s school sports facilities, giving children unprecedented access to sports on their doorstep. Facilities could be opened up to every community, […]
Connecting the Industry Members of the Sports and Physical Education Association (SPE) held their first meeting of 2022 last week, followed by golf at Stoneleigh Deer Park Golf Course and a social evening in Leamington Spa. SPE Chair Kate Costin says: “SPE meetings are great opportunity to get the industry together to swap ideas, share […]
The Federation of Sports and Play Associations (FSPA) the umbrella body which supports the SPE, is surveying its members in the sporting goods and golf sectors to let them know what issues they would like them to lobby government on during the Covid-19 crisis. “I would like to thank all our members for their responses […]
Growing and powerful evidence of the positive link between physical activity and improved mental health is building awareness of the need to provide children and young people with ample opportunities for sport and exercise. The importance of providing a broad curriculum in schools which includes sport, outdoor play and physical activity is clear.
The Sports and Physical Education Association (SPE) has engaged with the Sports and Recreation Alliance (SRA) and The Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition (CYPMHC) to promote funding for PE in secondary schools.
The Sports and Physical Education Association (SPE) is launching its new election manifesto calling on the next government to make good the inequality in primary and secondary PE funding and provision.
Flicx have just supplied a container of 2G Flicx Pitches to clubs in Australia as part of their innovative plans to grow the junior game. Pilot projects of the new junior formats have seen hugely positive results with shorter pitches meaning more good games, more runs and wickets and more FUN!
We recently had the pleasure of talking to Tom Bunner, Managing Director of Eveque, the educational sports equipment manufacturer and program developer.