Blog posts • Nov 12, 2019 10:04 GMT
Blog posts • Oct 31, 2019 10:17 GMT
London Sport's Specialist Advisor for Children and Young People, Gary Palmer, explains his plea to schools to innovative with the PE and Sport Premium to create sustainable improvements that encourage a healthy, active habit for life.
Blog posts • Oct 14, 2019 12:49 BST
Relationship Manager Matt Roebuck has done extensive work with urban sports in recent years and, in this blog, explains why the sector must work with developers now to ensure activity is front and centre of future plans for London.
Blog posts • Oct 10, 2019 16:10 BST
Communications Officer Andrew Lawton looks at why it's important for the sector to advocate the extensive benefits that activity has on mental health as well physical health.
Blog posts • Oct 07, 2019 15:23 BST
Since its inception in 2013-14, Sport England’s long-standing Satellite Clubs programme has played a key role in London Sport’s mission to get the capital more active.
Blog posts • Sep 02, 2019 18:31 BST
Communications Officer Andrew Lawton has been involved in the planning for next week’s Active London event. With the deadline to purchase tickets coming at the end of this week, he takes you through eight reasons you need to be there.
Blog posts • Aug 27, 2019 14:08 BST
With just two weeks left to purchase your Active London ticket, we caught up with the local innovation panel to get their thoughts on what innovation means to them and how it is plays out in their daily lives.
Blog posts • Aug 12, 2019 11:36 BST
London Sport Relationship Manager Matt Roebuck explains what his role entails on a day-to-day basis and why the work of the Relationship Manager team is so important in our work to make London the most active city in the world.
Blog posts • Aug 01, 2019 15:04 BST
August 2019 marks the two-year anniversary of House of Sport, an innovative project from London Sport to create a dynamic community of physical activity and sport organisations. London Sport CEO Tove Okunniwa looks back at the past two years.
Blog posts • Jul 30, 2019 09:55 BST
Specialist Advisor for Disability Alex Gibbons gives London Sport's backing to Activity Alliance's Who Says? campaign which aims to gives positive evidence, resources and guidance to replace the misconceptions and presumptions on what is and isn’t possible.
Blog posts • Jul 25, 2019 11:27 BST
With its launch this week, Coca-Cola and Street Games’ new ‘Ball Games Allowed’ campaign has once again thrown open the questions of both how physical activity and sport can adapt to London, as well as how the city itself can adapt to better enable physical activity.
No plastic fans – how the Mayor’s new environmental measures could provide unexpected benefits for physical activity
Blog posts • Jul 25, 2019 10:59 BST
The Major of London and Thames Water announce the new wave of public drinking fountains. This is welcomed news for the future of physical activity in the capital.
Blog posts • Jul 22, 2019 13:41 BST
Blog posts • Jul 18, 2019 17:01 BST
London Sport Relationship Manager Matt Roebuck discusses his recent move away from public transport to start cycling and how we can make the activity more appealing to the general population.
Blog posts • Jul 17, 2019 12:46 BST
With just one week left to get early bird tickets for Active London (deadline Wednesday 23 July), we’ve spoken to three London Sport staff members to see what innovation - the theme for this year's partner engagement event - means to them and their work.
Blog posts • Jul 11, 2019 13:28 BST
London Sport's Specialist Advisor for Workforce, David Reader, discusses how research continues to guide the organisations's approach and led to our recent pilot project upskilling the social prescribing workforce.
Blog posts • Jun 17, 2019 12:30 BST
London Tech Week returned to the capital for the sixth time last week and London Sport's Specialist Advisor for Technology for Participation, Alex Zurita, was in amongst the 300+ events taking place.