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Ponds Forge hosts Boccia England

Boccia England’s Cup Play Offs North was held at Ponds Forge International on Saturday with participants competing to qualify for the final of the competition due to take place at the English Institute of Sports in May. Boccia England aims to promote participation in the sport and to help disabled athletes achieve their full potential. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!

Sheffield gears up for Special Olympics 2017

Thousands of athletes from around the country have arrived in Sheffield for the start of this year’s Special Olympics GB National Games. The country’s largest multi-sports event for athletes with learning disabilities takes place over four days in venues across the city including English Institute of Sports, Ponds Forge and the Sheffield Hallam University City Athletics Stadium, The opening ceremony at Bramall Lane includes celebrity guests and local talent including Under the Stars, Team Power Stilts, Aim To Dance, Kansaze African Dancers, Chinese Lions Dance, Team Katalyst Dance & Gymnasts and the ParaCheer Cheerleaders. Azz Mohammed reports for Sheffield Live!

Olympics Rio 2016 diving trials to be held at Ponds Forge

Sheffield’s Olympic-standard aquatics venue has been chosen to stage Team GB’s Rio 2016 diving trials. Olympic places will be up for grabs when Ponds Forge International Sports Centre plays host to the 2016 British Diving Championships. Britain’s best divers, likely to include Tom Daley, Jack Laugher and Tonia Couch, will on show at Ponds Forge aiming to secure their place on the plane to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games. Sheffield Live spoke to Dominic Stokes from SIV about it…