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Greenbank Sports Academy aiming to combat mental health conditions with exercise programme

0 A sports academy is offering a health and exercise programme for people who endure mental, physical and neurological conditions. The 12-week scheme at Greenbank Sports Academy supports people such as those who have had a stroke to people suffering from...

MerseySport Live Radio Bulletin – 3rd November 2023

0 Today's MerseySport Live radio bulletin features a preview of the weekend's football, including Liverpool's trip to Luton, as covered by Conor McEvoy. Other stories include Kevin Bannon's feature on a 10-year-old boy from Southport with cerebral palsy, whose talent has...

WATCH: Liverpool Spring 10k helps struggling Merseyside charities

At a time when Charities are feeling the pinch and arguably facing their toughest times yet, the annual Liverpool Spring 10k provided an opportunity for runners from across the North West to raise thousands of pounds. The London Marathon raised...

Liverpool’s first ever Pentathlon club looks to produce future champions

A new Pentathlon and Athletics club has been launched in Merseyside in the hope of producing future champions for the city. Warriors Pentathlon and Athletic Club was founded by Ronan and Sarah Kearney in October last year.
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World Athletics Council ban transgender women from World Rankings competition

The World Athletics Council have announced they will “exclude male-to-female transgender athletes who have been through male puberty from female World Rankings competition from 31 March 2023”.
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England Deaf cricketer ‘buzzing’ for second Liverpool half marathon

An England Deaf International cricketer is "absolutely buzzing" to be taking part in his second Liverpool half marathon this weekend. James Dixon is running the race for the secind year in a row and will be raising finds to support...

Merseyside School Cross Country needs more volunteers.

Cross country running in Merseyside primary schools is booming, but more volunteers are needed to keep races going. Thanks to the work of dedicated members of the community, national champions have been discovered at this level. Amidst the relentless pressures of...
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“It’s great for your mental health” – Local runner Alex Rigby completes ultra-marathon

Merseyside cricketer and running coach Alex Rigby agrees he might be a little crazy after completing an ultramarathon to raise money for his cricket club, Ainsdale. “I think any runner is a bit of a madman, I think you have to be to want to push yourself like that,” he said.
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Merseyside athletes impress as Team GB & NI win DNA Athletics event

Wirral AC's Sam Lunt continued his good form as he helped Team GB and NI to victory in the Dynamic New Athletics event in Madrid, Spain. Sprinter Lunt, 17, won his mixed 2x200m relay with partner Sophie Walton (Horwich) ahead of the Czech Republic.

Wirral AC teenager shines at British Indoor Athletics Championships

Wirral AC athlete Sam Lunt impressed as he reached the semi-finals of the men's 400 metres at the British Indoor Athletics Championships. And the 17-year-old finished third in his semi-final heat in a time of 48.36 seconds, but it was not quite enough to make it through to Sunday's final.