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We may have two of the country’s top football teams but there’s more to sport in Manchester than United and City. There’s the National Cycling Centre, Lancashire County Cricket Club, and Manchester Giants basketball team for starters, and every year The GreatCity Games brings world class athletes to the streets of the city centre. If you prefer to take part rather than watch, there’s the Great Manchester Run, the Greater Manchester Marathon, and Sky Ride, so there’s really no excuse not to get active.

Manchester MMA fighters impress at ACB54

Every combat sports show needs a niche. For ACB, it’s a disciplined, fluid fight schedule. Contests are rolled out in a conveyer belt fashion...

Share your football memories at the National Football Museum

The National Football Museum has launched its new Sporting Memories group and is looking for more Mancunians who love to talk football. “Our first session...

This week’s Manchester news in ten: school for mermaids opens and Jesus spotted riding...

If you're getting the lion's share of your news from Instagram memes or twitter feeds, this one’s for you. We’ve compiled the most interesting news...

GQ magazine reckons Manchester makes the perfect city break

Next time you book a city break to Amsterdam, Paris or Dublin, lots of people will be travelling in the opposite direction and taking...
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Captain Vincent Kompany invites you to Man City Stadium & Club Tour

The Classic Stadium and Club Tour is a 70 minute professionally guided tour of the club and Etihad Stadium, beginning in the fantastic new...

Men United: why MUFC’s LGBT partnership has everything to do with football

Yesterday, Manchester United announced on their website that they would be partnering up with LGBT inclusion charity, Stonewall, making it a first for UK...

A Twitter account posted a picture of Manchester and people can’t get enough of...

If there’s one thing people care about more than anything else in the internet age then it has to be our love of all...

Why Man United’s classiest midfielder won’t be considered a great

As Michael Carrick prepares for his Manchester United testimonial, marking 11 years with the club, there are still those who doubt in his abilities as a footballer. So should he be considered as one of the greats?

12 Questions for Manchester Bees: Phil Jones MBE, Managing Director, Brother UK

Brother is an award-winning office technolgy hardware business providing products and support to businesses across the globe which started out as a sewing machine...

Second City Crossing finally opens to the public

The final piece in the Metrolink ‘big-bang’ expansion jigsaw finally falls into place this weekend when the new Second City Crossing opens on Sunday...

‘Make Manchester the capital of the UK’ says top political columnist

One of the country’s top political columnists has called for Manchester to be made the capital of the UK. Writing in The Economist, Bagehot says...

Manchester City launch ‘Touch of Brazil’ stadium tour

Commuters on Manchester’s Metrolink network were transported to Rio de Janeiro as samba dancers and drummers brought the sights and sounds of the Brazil...

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