Category Archives: Sport News

Clive congratulates English Lacrosse Association on its successful bid to host the 2012 Women’s World Cup

Today, 12th July, it was announced that the English Lacrosse Association (ELA) has been successful in its bid to host the tenth Women’s World Cup in 2017. This topped a good fortnight for the governing body which saw an England double gold at the European Championships, where both the men’s and women’s teams emerged victorious.

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Clive attends launch of Business in Sport and Leisure’s report on the state of the UK Leisure industry

Clive today attended the launch of Business in Sport and Leisure’s (BiSL) report on the state of the UK Leisure industry at Riley’s Pool Snooker and Darts Club in Victoria.

Clive celebrates Kinder Scout Anniversary

Clive joined with some of his fellow MPs together with ramblers from across the country to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the mass trespass of Kinder Scout, one of the tallest peaks in the Peak District.The mass trespass led in time to the establishment of our National Parks by the 1945 government and then the historic introduction of a right to roam on uncltuivated land by the 1997 Labour Government.”I am proud both of our beautiful national parks and and the introduction of the right to roam and this is a wonderful opportunity to pay tribute to those pioneers whose bravery made this possible.”

Clive Efford meets Top Coaches

MP for Eltham, Clive Efford says excellent coaching has a key role to play in boosting sporting participation in the UK – a key legacy aim of the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. Continue reading

Clive Efford welcomes Olympic Torch Route

Clive Efford met with the organisers of the Olympic Torch route at the House of Commons and was given a briefing on where the torch will be travelling en route to London for the 2012 Olympic Games. Continue reading