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.
News • Jul 15, 2019 16:45 BST
The government has announced its intention to help children lead healthier lives, with access to 60 minutes of physical activity every day, through a new School Sport and Activity Action Plan.
News • Jul 15, 2019 15:42 BST
A tournament on home soil was already billed as a once-in-a-generation opportunity to grow the sport of cricket and with England's success, the profile of the sport could be taken to even greater heights.
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.
News • Jul 10, 2019 15:20 BST
London will achieve nothing in its attempts to reduce serious youth violence unless it works more closely alongside young people warned Director of the Violence Reduction Unit Lib Peck last night. The event was the first in a new series by London Sport looking at how to tackle some of the biggest issues facing the capital and the role which the physical activity and sport sector can play.
News • Jul 09, 2019 09:46 BST
With The Championships at Wimbledon now well into their second week, and the weather set fair, tennis courts throughout London are sure to be busier than usual. As the world’s best flock to the lush green grass of SW19, finding an empty tennis court to work on that Roger Federer-inspired backhand might prove tricky.
News • Jul 08, 2019 14:02 BST
A brand-new London Sport event series looking at the most pressing issues facing the key decision-makers in the capital will launch tomorrow to a sold-out audience. The first Connect Series event on Tuesday 9 July will focus on serious youth violence.
News • Jul 04, 2019 16:57 BST
The Prudential RideLondon is just one month away and new figures from TfL show record levels of cycling in the capital with more than 4m km travelled each day by people on bikes.
News • Jul 03, 2019 13:15 BST
News • Jul 02, 2019 11:49 BST
Just 2.7% of women nationally participated in football in the past year, according to Sport England’s Active Lives data, but viewing figures for the BBC for the World Cup have been extremely strong. Clearly, the 2019 Women’s World Cup has created a huge platform for the Lionesses and it’s an opportunity that grassroots football clubs in the capital are determined to seize.
News • Jul 02, 2019 00:01 BST
Mayor of London appoints Atos Global Head of Digital Transformation Practice, Jillian Moore, as Chair of London Sport Moore joined on Board by fellow new appointees Nationwide Building Society Director of Campaigns and Public Policy, Tanya Joseph, and senior digital transformation executive, Mark Jopling
News • Jun 26, 2019 16:26 BST
London Sport continues to prioritise Children and Young People and a key strand of this work lies in our ongoing partnership with The Daily Mile™ .
News • Jun 25, 2019 10:30 BST
Croydon Auto Bikes Scheme (CABS), supported by Sport England Satellite Club funding, uses motorbikes as a tool to engage positively with young people, helping them break the cycle of anti-social and criminal behaviour.
News • Jun 19, 2019 10:05 BST
London Sport and Connect Sport join together to look at how Sport England Satellite Club funding is helping teenage girls at AFC Leyton grow in confidence.
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.
Blog posts • Jun 12, 2019 13:25 BST
Relationship Manager Matt Roebuck discusses how an Active Environment, supported by brand new Sport Tech, can help London along the path to becoming the most physically active city.