Success of Joe Wicks shows why schools must integrate activity alongside PE

Blog posts   •   Apr 08, 2020 13:05 BST

The Daily Mile™ National Coordinator Molly Adkin looks at the success of Joe Wicks' #PEWithJoe campaign and what it tells us about the need to integrate activity in addition to physical education in schools.

Covid-19: London's funders have been responsive and agile to help the sector

Blog posts   •   Apr 07, 2020 11:17 BST

London Sport's Specialist Advisor for Funding Mel Antao looks at how funders are adapting their methods during the covid-19 outbreak and delves into the support available for grassroots physical activity and sport organisations in the capital.

Sector must come together to ensure children's safety during covid-19 outbreak

Blog posts   •   Apr 02, 2020 15:37 BST

Specialist Advisor for Children and Young People Gary Palmer looks at the safeguarding challenges thrown up by the covid-19 outbreak and calls for the physical activity and sport sector to work together to ensure all children are safe.

Covid-19: Keeping Children and Young People active during outbreak

News   •   Mar 31, 2020 09:53 BST

Covid-19: #StayInWorkOut - moving your activity classes online

News   •   Mar 26, 2020 16:31 GMT

To coincide with the launch of Sport England's #StayInWorkOut campaign, London Sport spoke to digital marketing expert and yoga teacher, Marie Page, to get some practical tips on how activity classes can be adapted for delivery online

Covid-19: How London Sport staff are adapting to #StayInWorkOut

Blog posts   •   Mar 25, 2020 11:03 GMT

​Like everyone, London Sport are adapting to the current climate in numerous ways, but one thing that hasn’t stopped or diminished is our passion for physical activity. We spoke to five members of staff to see how they’re adapting to the new normal:

Covid-19: How FitTech, SportTech and HealthTech are supporting activity at home

News   •   Mar 24, 2020 14:37 GMT

As covid-19 lockdown measures take effect, London Sport and a host of tech innovators have been looking at the role of digital and tech in keeping the country active. Here, Alex Zurita outlines the steps that have taken place so far, and the action that's still to come.

World Down Syndrome Day 2020 | Amid the covid-crisis, we must not forget to listen to disabled people

Blog posts   •   Mar 20, 2020 11:18 GMT

Ahead of World Down Syndrome Day 2020, Alex Gibbons, London Sport's Specialist Advisor for Disability reminds us of the importance of listening to, and working with, deaf and disabled people during times of crisis

Covid-19: Our commitment to physical activity and sport in London

News   •   Mar 19, 2020 14:24 GMT

The situation created by the covid-19 outbreak is truly unprecedented in our times, and the impacts it will have on grassroots physical activity and sport in London are impossible to know at this stage. What we do know, though, is that the ability for people across London to be physically active remains vital now, and perhaps even more so in the months to come.

Covid-19: Our responsibility as a funder

News   •   Mar 16, 2020 10:25 GMT

In response to the covid-19 outbreak, London Sport has committed to a series of shared commitments for funders aimed at supporting civil society groups during this exceptionally challenging time

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