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european taekwondo championships manchester 2022

Come and watch the stars of GB Taekwondo and Para Taekwondo as they take on Europe’s best on their journey to secure a place at the Paris2024 Olympics. The European Taekwondo Championships 2022 comes hot off the back of Tokyo 2020 and the fantastic performances by our British athletes which saw Olympic Silver medal wins for Lauren Williams and Bradly Sinden, and Paralympic Silver for Beth Munro, with Bronze medals secured by Bianca Walkden and Amy Truesdale. This will be their first major competition on home soil since Tokyo – join us ringside as they and other Taekwondo heroes like Jade Jones and Lutalo Muhammad fearlessly battle for glory during four exhilarating days of action. Taking place at the Manchester Regional Arena, home of the British Taekwondo, from 19-22 May 2022, around 400 athletes from over 40 European nations are expected to compete in the event which will see Para Taekwondo fully integrated into the schedule for the first time. The action, drama, precision and skill of the athletes as they battle their opponents make this event a MUST for all live action sports fans. Respect is everything, but fear has no place on the road to victory! BUY TICKETS NOW FROM £5 PER CHILD OR £7.50 PER ADULT.

manchester sports awards

We were pleased to bring back the Manchester Sports Awards after two years due to the pandemic. We celebrated the wonderful work our clubs, coaches, volunteers, athletes, schools and community groups have done throughout a challenging 18 months. It was a fantastic evening that provided us with the opportunity to recognise the commitment and effort made by so many to maintain and develop sport and physical activity across in our city. MANCHESTER IS A CITY THAT LIVES AND BREATHES SPORT, AND COMMUNITY SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY CONTINUES TO GO FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH AS WE WITNESSED AT THE AWARDS.  The videos and photos we shared was just a snapshot of the amazing work that goes on all year round by the many volunteers, community groups, clubs and partner organisations – many of whom we were fortunate to welcome were there to celebrate together in person. Th evening was all about their achievements, offering the chance to pause, and take a moment and recognise how and where they have gone above and beyond throughout the pandemic. We would like to say a huge thank you for their contribution to community sport and physical activity here in Manchester. Congratulations to all the finalists and the nominees. And a special thank you to all the sponsors, judges and team behind the scenes. LIST OF WINNERS: EVENT RECOGNITION  Muller British Athletics Championships 2020, PSA Manchester Open 2020, Manchester International Swim Meet 2021, British Swimming Invitational Meet 2021 & Manchester 2021 Para Powerlifting World Cup OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO SPORT IN MCR Sir Richard Leese CBE SCHOOL OF THE YEAR Rolls Crescent Primary School OUR MANCHESTER  City of Manchester Aquatics Swim Team & Danny Wood  COMMUNITY PROJECT OF THE YEAR Abraham Moss Warriors - Heart of the Community Project  JUNIOR SPORTS ACHIEVER Success Eduan  YOUNG VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR Faruq Omoyayi  CLUB/ORGANISATION OF THE YEAR Dominoes Netball Club  COMMUNITY COACH/LEADER OF THE YEAR Anita Richardson   PEOPLE'S CHAMPIONS AWARDS June Kelly MBE  

rlwc2021 full schedule revealed and tickets available now

In exactly one year’s time, the biggest and best Rugby League World Cup in history will reach its thrilling climax in a showpiece weekend in Manchester featuring the wheelchair final followed by the double-header men’s and women’s final at Old Trafford.    Today (November 19) Rugby League World Cup 2021 tournament organisers have confirmed the full revised 61 match schedule for the tournament in 2022.   Five weeks of world-class sporting action begins at St James’ Park, Newcastle on October 15 before Headingley Stadium, Leeds opens the women’s tournament on November 1 and a double-header at the iconic Copper Box, London kicks off the wheelchair event on November 3. Full schedule is available here.   Only five RLWC2021 fixtures (four match-days) have been affected during the rescheduling of 61 matches staged at 21 iconic venues, across 18 host towns and cities. These changes involve the switching of two fixtures between existing venues in Leeds and Hull and the relocation of fixtures from Anfield Stadium and M&S Bank Arena.   In the men’s tournament there will be one venue swap with the match between Australia and Fiji on the opening day (October 15) now taking place at Headingley Stadium, Leeds due to a clash with another event in Hull. In return, the MKM Stadium, Hull will now host New Zealand v Jamaica in Group C on October 22 – a fixture that was due to be played in Leeds.   Wigan’s DW Stadium will provide the stage for the double-header which features the second men’s quarter-final as well as England women v Canada women on November 5.   Manchester will create further sporting history by hosting all three tournament finals over a weekend of global Rugby League celebration. Manchester Central in the heart of the city centre will now host the wheelchair final on November 18. The following day (November 19) the showpiece men's and women's double-header final will take place at Old Trafford, Manchester.   All 32 teams across the 21 competing nations participating in the men’s, women’s and wheelchair tournaments have fully committed to the revised tournament schedule in 2022.   General admission tickets and hospitality for all 61 matches will be back on-sale from 9am GMT today in line with the full schedule reveal. Tickets can be purchased via: www.rlwc2021.com/tickets   Fans who have already purchased tickets for fixtures that have been changed will be contacted with information on their options from November 24. A dedicated refund window will be available from then until November 30.   JON DUTTON, RLWC2021 CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, SAID:  “We have achieved our objective in delivering minimal disruption to the existing 61-match schedule and I want to place on record my thanks to all those who have made it possible. “Every host town and city who joined us on this journey remains involved and they will set the stage for the very best that the sport has to offer. There are world class, compelling matches, across all three tournaments at some of the most iconic venues across England. “We are delighted to make tickets available to purchase again and supporters can now look forward to being part of this unique global event. With match dates and locations confirmed, the excitement will only intensify as we look to the horizon and the biggest and best Rugby League World Cup.”