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™ .
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.
News • Jun 05, 2019 14:48 BST
The week of June 1-7 is annually National Volunteering Week, a chance to celebrate and say thank you to the millions of volunteers for the contributions they make across the UK. We take a look at how many Londoners are volunteering and how some of the London Sport staff have used their volunteer days.
News • Jun 04, 2019 12:07 BST
In Britain, we all know that sport relies on volunteers for it to run week in week out. We wouldn’t have the proud sporting infrastructure we have without the millions of hours people have willingly given over the years. However, the value of volunteering is not only to sport organisation, but importantly to the individual themselves.
News • Jun 03, 2019 11:52 BST
London Sport has begun its biggest ever search for individuals, groups and clubs to get teenagers more active as Sport England Satellite Club funding becomes available for the first time in 2019. Satellite Clubs are funded by Sport England to provide young people between 14 and 19-years-old with fun, positive experiences which reflect their likes and needs.
News • Jun 03, 2019 11:22 BST
The ICC Cricket World Cup got underway last week at London's KIA Oval. How can the tournament reach right through London to leave a lasting impact for cricket on the capital?
News • May 29, 2019 15:20 BST
Empowering individuals is vitally important when navigating the complexities of sport and physical activity delivery to family groups an audience was told last week at London Sport.
News • May 23, 2019 15:00 BST
Over the past two years, London Sport’s technology programme, Sport Tech Hub, has championed many innovative start-ups that use technology to encourage London’s citizens to have active lives. Here’s three examples of Sport Tech Hub start-ups that have concentrated on walking and why they’re successful according to our Specialist Advisor for Technology for Participation Alex Zurita.
News • May 22, 2019 10:43 BST
It is a bold ambition of the Mayor of London that Londoners will participate in at least 20 minutes of active travel every day. As part of National Walking Month, we take a look at recent Active Lives data to see just how many Londoners are regularly walking, and how walking can play a role in the mayor’s vision.
News • May 21, 2019 17:25 BST
London Sport linked up with London Sport Award winners Disability Sports Coach (DSC) yesterday (20 May) evening as part of wider shared efforts to broaden the diversity of sports volunteers in the capital.