News and features 2011
The International Children’s Games was a real family affair for Coventry swimmer Hannah Matthews.
The Lanarkshire 2011 International Children's Games closed the same way it opened - in a blaze of glory.
Lanarkshire's 'kit kids' are just some of the young unsung heroes helping at the Games.
Girls were high on the agenda on day two of the first International Children’s Games Conference.
Rugby Internationalist Scott Hastings demonstrated the power of love when it comes to motivation at the International Children’s Games Conference today.
Rain could not dampen the spirits of Team Lanarkshire’s 78-strong team of athletes as they gathered for a final get together ahead of this week's competition.
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) is the latest company to sign up as a high-profile supporter with a £11,000 deal to help deliver all transport throughout the Games.
More than 180 delegates from 25 countries are attending a Health and Wellbeing Conference that opens in Hamilton this Tuesday.
The ICG flag was raised today outside the headquarters of South Lanarkshire Council.
There are just a few tickets left for the Lanarkshire 2011 opening ceremony.
The draw for the first round of the International Children’s Games 2011 badminton events has been carried out.
An inspirational Olympic Games exhibition is now up and running at Hamilton’s Low Park’s Museum to coincide with the Lanarkshire 2011 International Children’s Games.
Excitement continues to build with only days left until the 45th International Children’s Games comes to Lanarkshire.
Tickets for the International Children's Games opening ceremony have now sold out.
An underpass linking North and South Lanarkshire beneath the M74 is being given a rainbow makeover to both celebrate and commemorate the first ever International Children's Games (ICG) in Scotland.
One of Scotland's leading central heating specialists, Saltire, has served up a winner by sponsoring the volleyball competitions at the Games.
Lanarkshire people will reap the benefits of the ICG for years to come after organisers today revealed long-term projects to ensure a lasting legacy from the Games.
Five members of Team Lanarkshire's volleyball squad have just been selected to represent Scotland.
Around 100 local dancers have lined up to audition for the opening ceremony of the Games.
The people of Lanarkshire are being offered the opportunity to win a car for just £1 - and support the International Children’s Games.
As any savvy modern fan knows, sport is big business and sponsorship is the hand that rocks the cradle.
Team Lanarkshire's athletes for this year's International Children's Games in August got a massive boost to their training regime this weekend.
An epic two month flag relay has finally come to an end after visiting 124 primary schools.
Lanarkshire's team for this year's Games has a significant new supporter - Amey is providing sponsorship to support the team preparing for this summer's event.
With just over 50 days left to go, senior officials from the International Children's Games' Executive Committee have praised Lanarkshire's readiness to host the 2011 Games.
Hamilton Park is set to start the 50-Day countdown to the 2011 Lanarkshire International Children's Games.
Senior officials from the International Children's Games' Executive Committee have praised Lanarkshire's readiness to host the 2011 Games in August.
The first ever conference celebrating the way sport and physical activity can enhance young people's lives is to be held in the run-up to the Games.
Primary school pupils in Clydesdale have kicked off an ICG themed walking relay.
Sixteen pupils from across Lanarkshire were guests of honour at an event celebrating their winning designs for the ICG calendar and Christmas cards which have been sent around the world.
The unprecedented response to the appeal for volunteers has seen the application deadline brought to an early close for the Games.
Lanarkshire's top business leaders were invited to the Scottish Parliament building recently to see how they can help back the Games.
Tree planting and peat bog restoration programmes are now underway as part of the lasting environmental legacy being created for the people of Lanarkshire.
A dozen of Lanarkshire's most promising young badminton players have been selected for the provisional squad for this year's Games.
The official International Children's Games flag is now on Scottish soil.