Colors: Yellow Color

As well as showcasing its talent with the matches and helping to develop football at the grassroots level in Singapore, the Premier League sought to help the wider game in Asia with a workshop during the Barclays Asia Trophy 2015. Representatives from the Asian Football Confederation, its member associations and its leagues and clubs were in Singapore to learn about the strategies and programmes in place at the Premier League and the three clubs competing in the Barclays Asia Trophy, Arsenal, Everton and Stoke City.

Four Oaks based junior rider Oscar Fenton won a prestigious showing championship class at Hickstead’s Longines Royal International Horse Show on 01 August 2015. Sutton Coldfield’s Oscar and his mother Vanessa’s Welsh Mountain pony Oldacres Lilli were crowned BSPS Heritage M&M Supreme Pretty Polly Mini Champions. They qualified to contest the overall honours having already won the Pretty Polly Leading Rein Pony Championship earlier in the day – a title they also won in 2013.

Warwickshire County Cricket has secured a new commercial package with Kellogg’s to have official partnership status for its breakfast cereal and cereal bar brands, as well as the Official Crisp Partner for its Pringles brand. As part of the two-year partnership Kellogg’s will receive exclusive supplier status for its Square’s and Crunchy Nut cereal bars, cereal to go packs and Pringles crisps to be sold from Edgbaston on match days.

Cranberry aficionados Ocean Spray®is the new Official Beverage and Snack Sponsor of The Color Run™ UK, therefore a sea of pink (and orange and blue and green) will flood the streets of Birmingham on Saturday, August 15 as ‘Color Runners’ hit the road in the Happiest 5k on the Planet. As the official beverage and snack partner, Ocean Spray® will be integral to the success of the event, owning one of the colour zones with its signature cranberry hue.

A Bromsgrove-based area manager is taking part in his first ever-sporting event by signing up for the Great Birmingham Run on 18th October, following a five stone weight loss. Andy Wilson, 42, weighed 18 stone when he decided to change to a healthier lifestyle and get fit. He joined a gym three years ago, changed to a healthier diet, and gradually started to lose weight. 

Tickets for this year’s Rugby World Cup matches at Villa Park may have sold out, but Birmingham residents and visitors can still experience the excitement of the tournament at the city’s official fanzone – one of just 15 around the country.

41 world and 22 Olympic champions as well as 13 London 2012 Paralympic champions will re-open the Olympic Stadium with a fantastic weekend of athletics at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games on 24-26 July. Usain Bolt will be the star attraction on the Friday night of the three-day event and he will be joined by British Olympic champions Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis-Hill amongst a host of other global superstars.

Staff and customers at Blakenhall Community and Healthy Living Centre are set to complete the Tour de France – on spin bikes! They are aiming to ride 3,360 kilometres – on 2,088 miles, and the length of this year's world famous race – at the event on Tuesday, and they are inviting people to come down and either take part or cheer them on.

Following England's 169-run victory over Australia in Cardiff, Edgbaston Stadium has now officially SOLD OUT all tickets for days 3 and 4 of the 3rd Investec Test Match, which gets underway in Birmingham on Wednesday 29 July. A small number of tickets remain available for day 1 and 2, but are expected to sell out within the coming days. Tickets for day 5 are also available.

Sydney is set for a bumper weekend of events in August when the Bledisloe Cup clash, the Netball World Cup and The Good Food and Wine Show take place from 7-9 August, at Sydney Olympic Park. In the ultimate trans-Tasman battle, the Qantas Wallabies face off against arch rivals the New Zealand All Blacks at ANZ Stadium to try and win back the Bledisloe Cup after a 13-year drought on Saturday 8 August.

A further 22 athletes have been added to the Great Britain & Northern Ireland team heading to Eskilstuna, Sweden for the European Junior Championships on 16-19 July. Among the additions to the 55-strong team are Lina and Laviai Nielsen (coach: Frank Adams, club: Enfield & Haringey), who will join Cheriece and Shannon Hylton (John Blackie, Blackheath & Bromley) in becoming the first double set of twins to represent GB & NI at the same competition.

Ping pong enthusiasts from across the midlands battled the sweltering heat last week, smashing their way through Bullring's first ever community table tennis tournament. Twelve bat-wielding teams participated in the frenzied contest, including the Hamstead Table Tennis Club, and local football team Lozell's Strikers.

Rachel Riley has revealed she will take part in the first British Cycling Breeze Challenge Event of the year as the countdown to the popular women-only rides begins. Launched successfully in 2014 with more than 800 women taking part, the Breeze Challenge Events in 2015 are scheduled to take place in Lancashire (4 Oct) and Warwickshire (20 Sept), as well as visiting Windsor (23 Aug) and the South East for the first time.   

The world’s best high jumpers will challenge the world record when they compete at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London on Friday July 24.  Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barshim and Bohdan Bondarenko of the Ukraine headline a strong field, which also includes Great Britain & Northern Ireland’s Olympic bronze medallist Robbie Grabarz, American Erik Kynard, and Italian Marco Fassinotti.