Leeds City Council - Archive (Sport)

2016
18
December
2016
The leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake, said: “This year Alistair cemented his position as one of the greatest triathletes the world has ever seen by winning his second Olympic gold medal in Rio, so it’s fitting that his efforts ...
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09
June
2016
Millennium Square is set to kick off a massive summer of big screen sport with live action from the Euro 2016 and Wimbledon. Football fans will be able to follow England’s progress at the tournament in France in a viewing area on the square. An...
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30
March
2016
Leeds City Council has been recognised for its comprehensive disabled sports programme with a top regional accolade. As part of the annual Disability Sport Yorkshire Awards which were held this month at Elland Road, the council claimed the Aspire-...
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2015
24
November
2015
Initial information on the expected route of next year’s Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds event has been revealed today. Leeds City Council, which is organising the prestigious event with Lagardère Sports, British Triathlon and the Inte...
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06
November
2015
A delegation of special international guests visited Leeds this week to see how the city is preparing to host a leg of next year’s prestigious ITU World Triathlon Series. A team of senior technical officials from the International Triathlon Union ...
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24
September
2015
Education professionals from across Leeds will be inspired by sporting stars and nationally recognised speakers at a conference aimed at encouraging more physical activity in schools, tomorrow. Inspirational guest speakers, including Leeds’ own Ol...
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17
September
2015
PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY BRITISH TRIATHLON, LEEDS CITY COUNCIL, LAGARDERE AND UK SPORT Places in the amateur races at the Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds are almost all sold out after a month of being on general sale. The Olympic distan...
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20
August
2015
PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY LAGARDERE UNLIMITED, BRITISH TRIATHLON, JLL AND LEEDS CITY COUNCIL Property firm expands its support for growing sport JLL has today confirmed its sponsorship of the Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds. The finan...
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17
August
2015
General entries for the Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds are set to open at 9am today (18 August) – exactly one year to the start of the triathlon events at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The event offers amateur triathletes of all levels of ...
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04
August
2015
PRESS RELEASE ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE ITU, BRITISH TRIATHLON, LEEDS CITY COUNCIL AND UK SPORT Columbia Threadneedle Investments named as title sponsor of World Triathlon Leeds Columbia Threadneedle Investments, a leading global asset management...
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29
June
2015
Tennis fans are in for a smashing time as Millennium Square serves up something special for Wimbledon this summer. For the first time ever, the square is hosting a dedicated free seating area where spectators can watch the drama unfold on the big ...
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