Tag / Covid-19
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Blog posts • Apr 17, 2020 10:36 BST
Despite the covid-19 uncertainty, there is hope to be found – perhaps nowhere more than in the ways that lockdown has brought fitness, physical activity and exercise to the forefront of people’s minds, and the global consensus on the critical role it has to play now and in the days to come.
Press releases • Apr 09, 2020 15:53 BST
In response to the covid-19 crisis, London Sport and the Mayor of London’s Sport Team will next week launch a new series of online seminars aimed at providing practical solutions to the challenges faced by the community physical activity and sport sector.
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.
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.
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.
News • Mar 31, 2020 09:53 BST
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
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:
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.
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.