Surrey Sports Park in the Media 2011
22 December 2011
It’s been a busy year for Surrey Sports Park across a range of sporting highlights and events from anniversaries and awards to Olympic agreements. Here we look at Surrey Sports Park’s Top 10 Media Stories for 2011.
Fulham FC Foundation and Netball team Surrey Storm joined forces at Surrey Sports Park to get more people in London and the South to play netball, with Chris Baird and Tamsin Greenway helping to launch ‘Premier League for Sport Netball.’
Coverage: Sky Sports News, BBC Football Focus, Premier League World News, TalkSport Radio, PA Sport, BBC London Radio, BBC South TV, BBC Surrey Radio, Surrey Advertiser, englandnetball.co.uk, surreystormnetball.co.uk, fulhamfc.com
There are over 200 recommended Paralympic training venues across London and the South East, all hoping to attract the world’s top talent ahead of the 2012 Games. With many competing nations yet to confirm which facilities they will be using, Sara Orchard visited one of Surrey's newest venues, Surrey Sports Park to see how they have prepared for 2012.
Coverage: BBC National TV, BBC London TV, bbc.co.uk
Journalists had the chance to experience an array of Olympic and Paralympic sports at Surrey Sports Park as part of a Media Olympics Day at the centre.
Coverage: BBC South TV, BBC Surrey Radio, BBC World Service TV and Radio, The Evening Standard, Surrey Times
A Paralympics potential day was held at Surrey Sports Park to find some new talent for Team GB.
Coverage: Daily Mirror, mirror.co.uk, insideworldparasport.biz, podium.ac.uk, Paralympics.org.uk, pro-activelondon.com
The boss of the British Olympic Association (BOA) Andy Hunt has visited Surrey Sports Park which will be used as a pre-games training base for London 2012.
Coverage: BBC South TV, bbc.co.uk, Surrey Advertiser
Singapore have become the latest nation to confirm they will train in Surrey ahead of the London 2012 Games.
Coverage: bbc.co.uk, Insidethegames.biz, Surrey Advertiser, gosurrey.info, the2012londonolympics.com
Athletes from Nigeria are to be based in Surrey as part of their preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Coverage: bbc.co.uk, Surrey Advertiser
Surrey Storm produced a dominant display in Oldham to overcome Northern Thunder 48-64 and book their place in the FIAT Netball Superleague Grand Final versus Hertfordshire Mavericks. Mavericks were crowned champions after a hard-fought 57-46 victoy over Storm.
Coverage: Sky Sports News TV, englandnetball.co.uk, skysports.com, femalefirst.co.uk
GB women’s squad get their 2011 season under way with a quadrangular tournament at Surrey Sports Park in Guildford against Germany, Latvia and Cuba.
Coverage: Daily Telegraph, gameongb.com, Hoopsfix.com
World famous sailor Ben Ainslie who is set to grace London 2012, joined the Harlequins for a gruelling training session at Surrey Sports Park.
Coverage: quins.co.uk, espnscrums.com, uk.eurosport.yahoo.com, rfu.com, morethanthegame.co.uk, onthetryline.com