The Worcester Community Arena, to be built on the site of a derelict fruit market, has been given £1.5m.
A project building new sports facilities at Dawley near Telford has also been given a £1.5m grant.
Sport England’s Jennie Price said: “It will improve lives in these communities for generations after the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games.”
The University of Worcester is spending £15m building the Worcester Community Arena on a derelict site on the banks of the River Severn. Full story here