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CEO Janet Inman Set to Stand Down

By Zoe Conville on March 10th, 2017 - comments

After seven successful years at the helm, Lincolnshire Sport’s Chief Executive, Janet Inman, is set to leave the organisation this summer. Her tenure has overseen the transformation of the organisation from merely focusing on increasing sport participation to one that is tasked with getting more people, more active, more often, whatever the activity. The culmination […]

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Lincolnshire Sport CEO Awarded New Year Honour

By Louise O'reilly on January 5th, 2017 - comments

Janet Inman, CEO of Lincolnshire Sport, has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the Queen’s New Year Honours List for her services to volleyball and volunteering. Janet started volunteering from a young age whilst still at school as part of her Duke of Edinburgh award.  She continued volunteering and became a sports coach whilst […]

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BIRMINGHAM, GBR – 26 November 2016 – The ASA Aquatics Awards 2016 held at The Great Hall, University of Birmingham (Photos by David & Samantha Crawford / www.stillsport.com)

Lincolnshire Club Win Bronze at ASA Aquatic Awards

By Zoe Conville on December 7th, 2016 - comments

East Lindsey Club Network are Bronze Award winners in the ‘ASA Club Network of the Year’ category at the ASA Aquatic Awards 2016 On Saturday 27th November, Jackie Ross, Chairman of Horncastle Otters Swimming Club attended the ASA Aquatic Awards 2016 at The University of Birmingham on behalf of the East Lindsey Club Network in […]

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Bag a Black Friday Bargin All Week

By Zoe Conville on November 25th, 2016 - comments

Calling all primary schools – get the Wheelchair Sports Programme and School Sport Challenge at a reduced cost for one week only! As part of Black Friday we’re offering £50 off both the Wheelchair Sports Programme and School Sport Challenge when you book by Friday 2nd December. Treat your pupils to a fun-filled, multi-sport challenge […]

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Nominations Open for Lincolnshire LTA Tennis Awards

By Zoe Conville on November 22nd, 2016 - comments

There’s just under a month to go until nominations for the Lincolnshire Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) Tennis Awards close. The nomination process closes at midnight on Sunday 18th December 2016. Click here for a nomination form and more information about the process. Lincolnshire LTA will host the awards once again next year, which will be […]

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Meet our Lincolnshire Paralympians

By Zoe Conville on September 7th, 2016 - comments

The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games get underway later today with what’s set to be an electric opening ceremony. There are six medal hopefuls representing Lincolnshire on the biggest international sporting stage this year. Jack Hodgson, from Gainsborough, is a 1st Dan Judo champion. Jack began training full-time at the British Judo Centre of Excellence in September […]

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The Lincolnshire Sports Awards Sponsor 2016

By Zoe Conville on August 24th, 2016 - comments

Lincolnshire Sport is proud to announce that the headline sponsor of the Lincolnshire Sports Awards 2016 is… Riseholme College, a part of Bishop Burton College. Riseholme College is one of the finest specialist land-based colleges in the country. Based on the outskirts of Lincoln, the College runs a range of vocational further education and degree […]

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Lincolnshire Unbeaten in Rio So Far

By Zoe Conville on August 11th, 2016 - comments

It’s day six of the Rio Olympic Games in Brazil and Lincolnshire’s athletes are currently undefeated. Adam Peaty, coached by Boston-born ex-swimmer Mel Marshall, secured the first gold of the Rio Olympics for Great Britain back on Day 2. Adam broke his own world record twice – once in the heats and once in the final […]

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Two Medals in Twelve Minutes for Team GB

By Zoe Conville on August 8th, 2016 - comments

Adam Peaty, coached by Lincolnshire’s Mel Marshall, is an Olympic swimming champion. Early this morning Team GB swimmer Adam Peaty broke his own world record to take the gold medal in the 100m breaststroke at the Olympics Aquatic Stadium in Rio. Peaty, who had already broken a world record in the heats with a time […]

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Scunthorpe Swimmer Making a Splash in Rio

By Zoe Conville on August 4th, 2016 - comments

Open water swimmer, Jack Burnell, was the first British athlete to be given a named place at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Jack, who was born in Scunthorpe and lives in North Hykeham, qualified for the Games after finishing fifth in the World Championship 10 kilometre (km) swimming marathon in Russia last year. Originally a 1500m […]

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