Tag: sports

University teams up with football club on health and fitness programme to tackle effects of long-Covid

Researchers at Birmingham City University have joined forces with Burton Albion Community Trust to help people struggling with long-Covid symptoms improve their health and regain their fitness. Sports exercise scientists from the University have teamed up with fitness coaches from the English Football League One Club’s Community Trust to design, […]

Buckinghamshire Man Running over 375km during Ramadan to Raise Money for Charity!

57-year-old Amjad Mahmood has set himself the enormous task of running over 350km during the holy month of Ramadan, driven by his commitment to supporting international humanitarian charity, Penny Appeal. Despite fasting from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, Amjad has been running every day, bravely facing the exhaustion that running […]

MICHAEL OWEN LAUNCHES IPLSOCCER HOPING TO INSPIRE A GENERATION OF BRITISH ASIANS TO PLAY PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL

Former England striker Michael Owen has urged more British Asians to take up football after launching the inaugural IPLSOCCER tournament which will take place at Pride Park, Derby, on May 8 2022. Recent data from the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) reveals that there are only 115 British South Asian background […]

Celebration time! Community groups awarded funding to help embrace Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Funds totalling £300,000 have been given to 65 projects in 36 wards during the 1st round of awards for a city council programme designed to help people celebrate the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games All 69 of the city’s wards will eventually receive support through the Celebrating Communities Small Grants Funding Scheme. […]