• 2 Graduates integrate F1 racing technology into Hockey sticks

    By SGB sports on 15/10/2015
    Two British graduates both aged 24 left university with one hugely ambitious goal to build a global sports brand greater than some of the big players like Adidas and Nike.  A university project gone mad, co-founders Evan Mackrill and Matt Hutton started Crown Hockey and have since seen a huge amount of interest from international players and retailers, including the largest […]
  • England Hockey and Join In launch new community hockey initiative

    By SGB sports on 25/08/2015
    As the EuroHockey Championships 2015 hit London, England Hockey and sports volunteer charity ‘Join In’ are putting community hockey at the forefront with the launch of ‘Big Help Out Hockey’. The ‘Big Help Out Hockey’ initiative will work with amateur hockey clubs across the UK, to inspire new and existing volunteers to help out each week at their local clubs […]
  • New partner in the United Kingdom for Dita Hockey

    By SGB sports on 04/10/2012
    Dita Hockey UK Ltd. will be the new business partner of Dita International BV in Ireland and the United Kingdom. Dita Hockey UK Ltd. will have the exclusive rights to sell all international Dita products and materials This new cooperation confirms the new road Dita International BV has taken in supplying customers with one international collection of products. Dita Hockey […]
  • Hockey: Building Brabo Up

    By SGB sports on 01/08/2011
    Sean Cayless, managing director at Brabo Hockey’s UK distributor Sci-Sport, talks about the work that has been done to build up the brand in the world of hockey over the last five years. Originally founded by Jan van de Brandt in the 1970s, Brabo Hockey soon became one of the largest names in the sport in Holland. He sold the […]
  • Legacy Games – Sky Sports News report

    By SGB sports on 22/06/2011
    Catch-up with Sky Sports News’ report into the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic Games Catch-up with the Sky Sports News report into the legacy from the London 2012 Olympic Games here. The special report investigates whether the organisers of London 2012 are doing enough to ensure a sustainable legacy after the Games, and into where funding from the London […]
  • Should more cash be reserved for grassroots sport?

    By SGB sports on 20/06/2011
    Special report on legacy of London 2012 Olympic Games to broadcast on Sky Sports News tonight at 1930hrs A special report on the impact of the London 2012 Olympic Games on grassroots sport will be shown tonight (June 20) on Sky Sports News. The ‘Legacy Games’ report will focus on whether amateur clubs are receiving any funding to ensure a […]
  • Game Guard streamlines packaging

    By SGB sports on 23/05/2011
    Fix-a-form used to eliminate excess packaging from gumshield range Label maker Denny Bros has teamed up with Paul Norman Plastics to reduce the packaging used in its products by introducing a fix-a-form to the container. The Game Guard gumshield product range, part of the Paul Norman Plastics business, now features an eight-page, resealable fix-a-form which includes usage, fitting and care […]
  • Intersport ‘spot on’ with shows

    By SGB sports on 05/04/2011
    Buying group claims to have ‘formula right’ for quarterly shows; Q4 show member attendance tops 90 per cent Intersport general manager Tom Foley said the buying group has the ‘formula right’ with its quarterly buying shows after closing its recent Q4 event. The Intersport Q4 show took place on March 30-31, with a focus on hockey, squash, badminton and winter collections. […]
  • Intersport readies for Q4 show

    By SGB sports on 01/03/2011
    Buying group prepares for Q4 show; focus on hockey, squash and badminton The Intersport Q4 buying show will focus on hockey, squash and badminton. Intersport said over 90 per cent of members attend its quarterly shows, with prospective members also keen to make an appearance. Suppliers also relish the opportunity to showcase themselves to the trade, according to Intersport, with […]
  • Samurai goes consumer with BrandCo

    By SGB sports on 03/12/2010
    Samurai Sportswear targets consumers after signing licensing agreement with BrandCo Bespoke teamwear specialist Samurai Sportswear is to grow its retail presence after signing a licensing agreement with BrandCo Holdings that will see subsidiary BrandCo Sportswear Ltd (BSL) designing, sourcing and selling retail-led ranges of Samurai branded sportswear and accessories. The five-year licence arrangement will commence from January 1, 2011 when […]