Boxing: Brighton and Hove’s Chris Eubank Junior wins third professional fight

Boxing Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove’s Chris Eubank Junior beat Paul Allison by way of a technical knockout in the fourth round of his third professional fight in Belfast on Saturday 14 April 2012 at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast. The young boxer has dangerous hand speed, real power and an impressive finish. When Allison stumbled into the [...]

Record year for charity fundraising at the Brighton Half Marathon 2012

With a record number of runners having taken part in the Brighton Half Marathon on 19 February 2012, the organisers have announced that the 2012 race was also a record breaking year for charity fundraising. 7,427 runners crossed the finish line with a lot of them raising money for one of the official charities, which [...]

Hula-Hooping: Brighton’s in a spin this summer

If you were wondering what the new health kick will be for this summer for us health conscious Brightonians, look no further than your humble plastic hula-hoop. Hula-hooping is back and a feature in this week’s mainstream press (take a look at the story over at The Independent website) touches upon this new trend, predicting [...]

Poyet delighted to be Brighton Marathon 2012 Official Starter

Poyet delighted to be Brighton Marathon 2012 Official Starter

In his programme notes for the home  Championship Brighton v Ipswich game on Saturday 25 March 2012, Brighton and Hove Albion manager, Gustavo Poyet, looked forward to his role as starter for this year’s Brighton Marathon. “I am delighted to have been invited to start this year’s Brighton marathon”, wrote the Seagulls’ boss. “The event [...]

Youngsters rush for Brighton’s Grand Hotel Mini Mile

Youngsters rush for Brighton

Entries are pouring in for the Grand Hotel Mini-Mile which takes place over the last mile of the Brighton Marathon on 15 April 2012. This time last year just over 400 youngsters had signed up. But numbers are more than double that at 920, with over a month still to go before the 23 March [...]

Brighton Marathon Grand Hotel Mini Mile launches

450 pupils at Longhill secondary school enjoyed an assembly with a difference on Monday 9 January as the Brighton Marathon, with two Olympians on its staff, held a seminar on the Mini Mile and the Olympic Games. Though the marathon, which takes place 15 April 2012, is closed to children under the age of 18, [...]

Brighton Half Marathon 2012 – volunteers needed!

We are looking for over 300 volunteers to be part of our vital support network for the 2 weeks leading up to race day, on race day itself and post-race. If you are interested in joining us we would love to have you on board! Pre-Race – we are looking for people to assist between [...]

England U19s 1 – 0 Denmark U19s @ The Amex Stadium

Englan U19s 1 Denmark U19s 0 @ The Amex Stadium

England U19s triumphed over Denmark U19s last night, 10 November 2011, in the first international match to be hosted at the Amex Stadium. West Ham youngster Robert Hall snatched the only goal of the game late on, firing his left-footed strike low and hard into the Danes net. It was a morale-boosting win for Noel [...]

Brighton Taekwondo Team’s Success at Disneyland Paris

Sam Pulfer (a young Taekwondo practitioner from Brighton) has recently won second place silver medal at the ‘European Festival of Martial Arts 2011’, a huge international martial arts competition held once every two years in prestigious Disneyland Paris. Pulfer (23) competed in the Korean kata division and met with tough competition from many European countries [...]

England’s winning tenor to open the Amex

England’s winning tenor to open the Amex

Martin Toal, one of the UK’s leading operatic tenors, is to open the brand new Brighton and Hove Albion stadium on Saturday 30th July 2011. Martin, known as ‘England’s winning tenor’, has apparently been chosen by the Seagulls as a good luck charm – the England football team has won without conceding a single goal [...]

Gus Poyet painted by blind artist

Brighton and Hove Albion boss Gus Poyet has just received a very touching gift – a portrait of himself painted by a blind artist. The painter, Matt Rhodes, 36 from Telscombe Cliffs, has virtually no sight after a car accident and is registered blind. St Dunstan’s, a charity aimed at helping the blind service men and [...]

Sportivate Brighton Back to Netball

Netball sessions designed for those aged 18 – 25 who currently live or work in Brighton at Hove. Perfect coached opportunity to get back into the sport with a strong exit route into teh local Brighton league. Where: University of Brighton, Village Way, Falmer, Brighton (Outdoor Courts) When: Monday evenings Time: 7:30 – 8:30pm Age: [...]

Gus Poyet wins League One Manager of the Year Award

Gus Poyet wins League One Manager of the Year

Seagulls manager Gus Poyet has been awarded the npower Football League One Manager of the Year Award. The Albion boss received the accolade at the League Managers Association Annual Awards Dinner, hosted at The Hilton in Park Lane, London. The Uruguayan received the award following Brighton and Hove Albion’s promotion to the Championship during his [...]

Back To Netball Brighton

Back to Netball Brighton

Netball is played by one million women and girls a week in the UK, and is one of the most popular female team games in the world. However, as with numerous sports, many women who have played at school, college and University cease playing following education. ‘Back to Netball’ is a current England Netball initiative [...]

Poyet reveals Seagulls’ pre-season schedule

Poyet reveals Seagulls’ pre-season schedule

Brighton and Hove Albion manager, Gus Poyet, has confirmed details for the Seagulls’ pre-season campaign. As revealed on the official Seagulls website, Brighton will start their preparation for their first season in League One, and their first season at the new Amex Community Stadium, with a match against Burgess Hill Town on Sunday 10th July. [...]