New recruitment practices helps us better reflect the city we serve

Blog posts   •   May 22, 2020 10:12 BST

Director of Finance, People and Governance Susan Hutton writes about how BeApplied has helped saved staff time and ensured a fairer recruitment system as London Sport continues to build a diverse team which is reflective of the city which it serves.

​Re-activating young Londoners by increasing access to school facilities

Blog posts   •   May 14, 2020 14:14 BST

Specialist Advisor for Children and Young People Gary Palmer looks at how broadening access to school's sport facilities could be a vital piece to the puzzle of re-activating our children following the period of lockdown due to the covid-19 outbreak.

The show will go on: Covid-19 presents us with exciting new event opportunities

Blog posts   •   May 06, 2020 11:56 BST

At the beginning of March, 400 guests came together for the London Sport Awards. Two months later, the physical activity and sport sector, and the country, is in a very different place. Events Manager Rachel Rowe looks at the move from physical to digital events and the potential opportunities it presents.

What do you need? Helping the sector survive the covid-19 lockdown

Blog posts   •   May 04, 2020 13:32 BST

Strategic Relationship Manager Lorna Leach explains how London Sport is adapting to the ongoing disruption caused by the covid-19 outbreak and why we're working with the sector to ensure physical activity and sport is available now and goes from strength-to-strength in the future.

The return of community sport will be welcome – when the time is right

Blog posts   •   Apr 30, 2020 16:15 BST

Chris Scott examines the arguments for re-starting sport from the bottom up, as proposed by Dr Brian McCloskey this week, and how the grassroots physical activity and sport sector can help Londoners post-lockdown.

​London Sport's Insight Consultancy commissioned by UK Deaf Sport to assess new activity programme

News   •   Apr 28, 2020 09:24 BST

​London Sport Consultancy has been commissioned by UK Deaf Sport to support with the assessment of a new programme aiming to develop new and lasting sport and physical activity opportunities.

New tech developments launched to support community sport sector through covid-19

News   •   Apr 24, 2020 11:45 BST

​With current conditions across the world creating new challenges for instructors, coaches and sport clubs to continue the important work of helping people to live healthy, active lives, London Sport and a range of industry partners have worked to provide new digital support packages for the sector.

Sport Tech Hub alumnus, Racefully, joins forces with England Athletics to support runners in lockdown

News   •   Apr 24, 2020 10:43 BST

​London’s Sport Tech community has continued to showcase its ability to provide a positive response to the covid-19 outbreak, with ​Sport Tech Hub alumnus Racefully joining forces with England Athletics to support 250,000 active runners.

Londoners’ physical activity levels remains among the highest in the country

Press releases   •   Apr 23, 2020 13:08 BST

​New data released today (Thursday 23 April) by Sport England on physical activity rates across the country shows that, prior to the covid-19 outbreak, Londoners’ physical activity levels remained among the highest in the country.

House of Sport fostering sense of community and collaboration despite lockdown

Blog posts   •   Apr 22, 2020 16:13 BST

House of Sport Comms Officer Ruth Martin explains how the team are working to deliver value for money and personal support to residents despite the restrictions of lockdown due to covid-19.

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