News • Sep 17, 2019 15:59 BST
In a week which began with the announcement of new guidance from the UK’s Chief Medical Officers on how much physical activity people should be doing to improve their health, a coalition of Active Partnerships came together around London Sport’s Active London conference to demonstrate the ways that new ‘on-demand’ interventions could contribute to individuals’ physical activity needs.
News • Sep 12, 2019 15:59 BST
London’s Deputy Mayor Debbie Weekes-Bernard predicted a bright future for physical activity and sport in the capital during her address at Active London on Tuesday (10 September).
News • Sep 11, 2019 16:08 BST
London Sport is ‘extraordinarily well positioned’ to improve the lives of Londoners, according to Chair Jillian Moore, following the release of their 2018/19 Impact Report.
News • Aug 23, 2019 11:47 BST
London Sport gave an exclusive first-look of their new Disability Network Toolkit to a small selection of industry partners at a sold-out Communities of Practice event on Thursday (22 August).
News • Aug 21, 2019 14:15 BST
Experts from the Greater London Authority, Blockworks, YouTube, Two Circles, the Active Wellbeing Society, British Cycling and Sport England will all be speaking at London Sport’s Active London event, it was announced today (Wednesday 21 August).
News • Aug 16, 2019 15:52 BST
As Active London 2019 draws nearer, find out more about the workshop sessions taking delegates through innovation in practice
News • Aug 07, 2019 11:39 BST
A primary school in Thornton Heath successfully secured over £135,000 of capital and revenue funding from Sport England and London Marathon Charitable Fund thanks to support from London Sport.
News • Jul 23, 2019 15:23 BST
The journey towards a sporting workforce that meets the needs of less active Londoners reached an important milestone today (Tuesday 23 July), with the release of a report authored by academics from the University of Kent evaluating the impact of pilot projects investigating the role of social prescribing in challenging physical inactivity.
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.
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™ .