10 Random Facts on the Commonwealth Games 2014

Some random facts about the Commonwealth Games 2014 you might like to know… 50,811 people put their names forward to volunteer at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. The Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh will feature in its third Games having been involved in 1970 and 1986. Athletes are expected to eat 500,000 pieces of fruit… Read more

Live Chat: Poolside at the Commonwealth Games


Olympic medallist, Sharron Davies is right in the heart of the action this week, reporting poolside at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. She will be taking time out in between her busy schedule to answer questions live and poolside on our forum. Feel free to register and post in advance any sports related questions  you… Read more

20th Commonwealth Games

Tonight sees the Opening Ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games and Glasgow is hoping that it will be the best games yet. 6,500 athletes and officials from 71 countries. 17 sports from Aquatics to Wrestling including Netball, Squash and Lawn Bowls. #452568794 / gettyimages.com The home nations get to complete as individual countries, so athletes… Read more

Commonwealth Games 2014: Too young to compete?

How old do you need to be to compete? Well the Commonwealth Games organising committee thought 13 was too young. That was until Team England appealed for potential future superstar diver Victoria Vincent to be included. She won her first senior national 10m platform title this June, and Victoria has burst on to the international scene… Read more

10 Minute Shake Up Roadshows


Change4Life and Disney have teamed up to help your kids get active and have fun this summer. There are lots of FREE exciting events and roadshows all over the country this summer – come and enjoy the fun with Change4Life and Disney! The activities are all free – get the kids to try out our rowing,… Read more

Get your kids going this summer with a 10 minute shake up!


Change4Life and Disney have teamed up to help your kids get active and have fun this summer. Sign up for the 10 Minute Shake Up Pack and you’ll get a FREE stopwatch, fun activity cards, Disney themed wall chart and stickers – all inspired by some of your kids’ favourite Disney characters! Over 130,000 families signed up… Read more

Bikeability: Cycling proficiency for the 21st century

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With the Tour De France starting in Britain this week, cycling has never been more popular. With the success of the British Olympic cycling team bringing home numerous gold medals, it’s inspired a whole new generation of cyclists, be it competitively or purely recreationally. More and more families are also getting involved, using cycling as… Read more