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August, 2016

FREE 'Have a Go' Sessions at Bournemouth Velodrome!

FREE 'Have a Go' Sessions at Bournemouth Velodrome!

Posted: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:38

Free Have a Go sessions at the Bournemouth Velodrome Saturday 27th August, 1.30-4pm.

Tags: I Am Team GB, cycling, velodrome

Ping! Play on Opportunities

Ping! Play on Opportunities

Posted: Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:26

We want to hear from you if you run any social table tennis sessions or would like to start one in Bournemouth!

Tags: Ping Bournemouth, Table Tennis

Dorset Woman Grace McGowan of The Dorset Destroyers is the face of national campaign to help more young people play Wheelchair Rugby

Dorset Woman Grace McGowan of The Dorset Destroyers is the face of national campaign to help more young people play Wheelchair Rugby

Posted: Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:15

Today, with just four weeks to the Paralympics, Wooden Spoon, the children's charity of rugby, launches its wheelchair rugby campaign – Supporting Tomorrow's Superstars.

Tags: Dorset destroyers, Wheelchair Rugby

Calling Tennis Players of All Abilities

Calling Tennis Players of All Abilities

Posted: Fri, 05 Aug 2016 11:56

Adult tennis players are being encouraged to join an outdoor tennis league near you.

Tags: Local Tennis Leagues, Tennis

Double World Champion Thompson relishing in Rio chance

Double World Champion Thompson relishing in Rio chance

Posted: Fri, 05 Aug 2016 10:52

Double World Champion sailor Nick Thompson believes he can handle expectations to deliver Olympic gold as his quest for Rio 2016 glory gets underway on Monday (8 August).

Tags: Olympic Games 2016, Sailing

World Champion Young Bidding For Golden Rio Repeat

World Champion Young Bidding For Golden Rio Repeat

Posted: Thu, 04 Aug 2016 10:00

World Champion sailor, Alison Young, insists, "I've got as good a chance as anyone" as her quest for Rio 2016 gold gets underway on Monday (8 August).

Tags: Olympic Games 2016, sailing

Boscombe Summer Games

Boscombe Summer Games

Posted: Tue, 02 Aug 2016 09:35

This summer, Boscombe Games arrives into the coastal town with two weekends full of sporting themed entertainment and activities for all of the family! Events will take place on 5 - 7 August and 12 -14 August on the Precinct and in the Sovereign Shopping... Read More »

Tags: Boscombe Summer Games

Jonny Wilkinson Vs The Dorset Destroyers

Jonny Wilkinson Vs The Dorset Destroyers

Posted: Mon, 01 Aug 2016 14:38

Sunday July 31st was a great day for The Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club!

Tags: Dorset Destroyers, Wheelchair Rugby