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Stacey Foster picks up the cricket bat ahead of #IAmTeamGB

This weekend one of the biggest sports days will be taking place across the country. I Am Team GB has been organised by ITV and the National Lottery to encourage people to try a new sport.

In the run up to the event we sent our presenter Stacey Foster to have a go at playing cricket. She received coaching from former England player Lydia Greenway through the charity Chance to Shine which helps to provide cricket coaching to children across the country.


Join the nation and say #IAmTeamGB today!

Time to team up! Credit: ITV

On Saturday 27 August 2016, we’re teaming up with our returning Olympic heroes to create I Am Team GB - the nation’s biggest ever sports day and you’re invited!

Brought to you by The National Lottery and ITV, there are lots of ways to get involved in I Am Team GB, including thousands of fun, free events across the country. From archery to yoga, there’s something for everyone.

And to celebrate the support you give Team GB by playing The National Lottery, our Olympians will be getting out and about to welcome you to the team.

Join the nation and say #IAmTeamGB today


Spanish defender Luis Hernandez signs for Leicester City

Luiz Hernandez (right) has signed for Leicester City Credit: PA

Leicester City has announced the signing of Spanish defender Luis Hernandez on a four year deal.

The 27-year-old will join the Foxes on a free transfer in July after his contact with Spanish side Sporting Gijon expires.

Hernandez came through the Real Madrid youth academy and made his debut for Sporting Gijon back in 2012 in Spain's second tier.

He spent last season playing in Spain's top flight after his side were promoted to La Liga.

Halsall hopes to 'turn the head' of Notts County Chairman

Notts County interim manager Mick Halsall Credit: ITV News Central

Notts County interim manager Mick Halsall hopes to "turn the head" of chairman Ray Trew with his side's performances on the pitch.

In his first press conference as interim manager, Halsall refused to rule out taking on the job long term.

He also confirmed he wouldn't be involved in any transfer activity until after their game against Oxford on Saturday.

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