Nottinghamshire County Council is increasing funding for sports clubs in a bid to keep the Olympic legacy going.
The council launched a £1 million fund last year for local sports clubs, but the figure has now increased by £700,000 to £1.7 million.
It has been increased after hundreds of applications were received from groups that had seen more people taking part following London 2012.
More top news
The dreaded sound of "unexpected item in the bagging area" from the Tesco self-service checkout is about to become a thing of the past.
The family of a businessman who was murdered in Worcestershire six years ago have renewed their appeal to find his body.
Wembley Stadium hosts the women's FA Cup final for the first time this weekend when last season's beaten semi-finalists meet