Former World Indoor Athletics Champion, Daniel Caines, will take part in an Athletics Open Day at Birmingham's Alexander Stadium today.
He will be joined by local hero and Paralympic shot putter Martin Crutchley, along with more than 30 aspiring young athletes.
The event is being held by the Join In initiative, which aims to encourage local sports clubs and communities to open their doors to visitors and volunteers.
After bringing the sport to Walsall, dodgeball is still largely "male dominated".
Glyn Marston, Coach of the Walsall Warriors dodgeball team, said that if they do not get one more female player to join the team, they will not be able to compete in the UK Championships.
Walsall Warriors dodgeball club have secured a place in the Irish and UK Championships to be held in Dublin on 7th of September, but they are still one player short, needing a female player to compete in the tournament.
The team are on a mission to find their final player and hope to promote health and fitness in the Walsall region by using the sport of Dodgeball as a tool to get people fitter.
The Saddlers have completed the loan signing of Milan Lalkovic from Chelsea.
The Slovakian Under-21International will now play for the Walsall team until January 2014.
Over 1,000 children from 90 school teams have arrived at the University of Nottingham for the opening ceremony of the 2013 Nottinghamshire School Games.
Paralympic swimmer, Charlotte Henshaw, who won a silver medal at 2012 Paralympic Games, is on hand to offer advice.
The Mansfield-born athlete says the Nottingham School Games will keep the spirit of the Olympics alive.
It was a tough day for Leicester's supporters and indeed for their most famous fan. Former England and Leicester striker Gary Lineker was at the finishing line for Claire Lomas' 400 mile cycle ride and also gave his thoughts on yesterday's match.
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