Sport was big in Bolton this week as Victoria Square was transformed into a hub of activity for Sport in the Square.

Posted on Thursday 26 July 2018 by James Pilkington

The three day event which finishes today gives people of all ages and abilities the chance to try trampolining, taekwondo, roller skating, weightlifting and more. 

Tuesday allowed people to try a range of sports, including kickboxing, gymnastics and crown green bowls. 

Wednesday focused on inclusive sports that people with disabilities and those without could all try. These included specially adapted bicycles, power chair football, and walking football. As someone who trained with the Bolton Bulls, Bolton's wheelchair basketball team, for over a year I can vouch that that these sports are not just incredibly hard work but immense fun as well. 

Today sees shoppers able to take part in a day dedicated to health and wellbeing, including a variety of sports and activities for older people. 

Sport on the Square also saw the launch of Greater Manchester's bid to host the 2021 Rugby League World Cup, and if the bid is successful the Macron stadium could be host to a number of mouthwatering international

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