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

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

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

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: How London Sport staff are adapting to #StayInWorkOut

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:

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

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

Spotlight on... The Children and Young People Award with PlayInnovation

Spotlight on... The Children and Young People Award with PlayInnovation

Blog posts   •   Mar 03, 2020 12:00 GMT

Three days to go. As the London Sport Awards 2020 supported by the City of London Corporation is edging ever closer, we want to put the spotlight on each Award category and the shortlisted nominees.

​Spotlight on… The Impact of Elite Sport Award

​Spotlight on… The Impact of Elite Sport Award

Blog posts   •   Mar 02, 2020 12:19 GMT

As we look ahead to the London Sport Awards, we’re delving into each of the Award categories and the shortlisted nominees to see who’s might lift one of the coveted trophies.

Spotlight on... Volunteer of the Year in association with Davies Sports

Spotlight on... Volunteer of the Year in association with Davies Sports

Blog posts   •   Feb 27, 2020 11:17 GMT

It’s just over a week until the London Sport Awards 2020 takes over the Guildhall for the capital’s biggest celebration of grassroots physical activity and sport. As part of our countdown to the event, we’re homing in on each Award category its shortlisted nominees to see who’s up for an Award on the night itself.

Spotlight on... The Business Contribution Award in association with the City of London Corporation

Spotlight on... The Business Contribution Award in association with the City of London Corporation

Blog posts   •   Feb 25, 2020 10:58 GMT

As we count down to the London Sport Awards, we’re looking in detail at each of the Award categories and the shortlisted nominees to see who’s got a shot at getting their hands on one of the coveted trophies.

Spotlight on... The Enhancing the Workforce Award in association with Spond

Spotlight on... The Enhancing the Workforce Award in association with Spond

Blog posts   •   Feb 24, 2020 12:02 GMT

With just two weeks to go until the London Sport Awards 2020 supported by the City of London Corporation, we’ll be focusing on each Award category so you can get to know those in running and how they’re making their mark on the capital.

Spotlight on… The Health and Wellbeing Award

Spotlight on… The Health and Wellbeing Award

Blog posts   •   Feb 21, 2020 16:34 GMT

The London Sport Awards 2020 supported by the City of London Corporation will bring hundreds of people from across London together on Friday 6 March to celebrate the best of grassroots physical activity and sport in the capital.

Spotlight on... Inspirational Young Person of the Year

Spotlight on... Inspirational Young Person of the Year

Blog posts   •   Feb 19, 2020 12:18 GMT

A brand-new Award category for 2020, Inspirational Young Person of the Year is the next in our series giving you the insight track on each London Sport Award.

​Spotlight on… The Technology and Innovation Award

​Spotlight on… The Technology and Innovation Award

Blog posts   •   Feb 18, 2020 12:42 GMT

With the London Sport Awards 2020 supported by the City of London Corporation now just weeks away, we’re focusing in on each Award Category to give you the inside track on the Awards. Today, we’re taking a look at the Technology and Innovation Award.

Spotlight On... The Sport Unites Award

Spotlight On... The Sport Unites Award

Blog posts   •   Feb 14, 2020 10:40 GMT

With less than a month to go until the London Sport Awards 2020, we’ll be focusing in on each of this year’s Award Categories to give you the inside track on each Award, starting with The Sport Unites Award. 

Make Your Mark at the London Sport Awards

Make Your Mark at the London Sport Awards

Blog posts   •   Feb 06, 2020 10:24 GMT

London Sport Events Manager Rachel Rowe looks at how the London Sport Awards will celebrate those who make their mark on the city in 2020.

"Red January is a team goal but it is also an individual one"

"Red January is a team goal but it is also an individual one"

Blog posts   •   Jan 15, 2020 13:14 GMT

Katie Light spent 12 months on the London Sport internship during her university studies at Brunel University in West London. Here she discusses why she, and her Ultimate Frisbee team, signed up to RED January to start 2020 with a bang.

A year to strengthen the adoption of physical activity as tool to combat poor wellbeing

A year to strengthen the adoption of physical activity as tool to combat poor wellbeing

Blog posts   •   Jan 10, 2020 10:14 GMT

London Sport's Head of Corporate Communications Chris Scott looks at the growing body of evidence supporting a physical activity as part of a healthy lifestyle and how the sector can use this evidence during a critical year.

London Sport's Review of the Year

London Sport's Review of the Year

Blog posts   •   Dec 23, 2019 11:23 GMT

​With preparations for the London Sport Awards 2020 in full swing, we take a moment to reflect on 2019 and how we have made further steps forward to achieving our aspiration of making London the most active city in the world. The past year has seen many highlights including:

Six reasons why you should nominate for the London Sport Awards 2020

Six reasons why you should nominate for the London Sport Awards 2020

Blog posts   •   Dec 18, 2019 15:51 GMT

With the nomination’s deadline (Wednesday 8 January) for the London Sport Awards supported by the City of London Corporation edging closer, it’s vital to submit your nominees before it’s too late.

Wandsworth becomes most active borough in London after sharp rise in activity levels

Wandsworth becomes most active borough in London after sharp rise in activity levels

Blog posts   •   Dec 16, 2019 10:41 GMT

Peter Freeman, Sports Development and Physical Activity Manager at Enable Leisure and Culture writes about some of the work taking place in Wandsworth. 79.2% of Wandsworth’s adult population achieve 150 minutes of physical activity per week which far exceeds London’s figure of 64.4%