Get ready to celebrate grassroots physical activity and sport: nominations for the London Sport Awards 2020 are now open
News • Nov 19, 2019 15:36 GMT
Volunteers, physical activity projects and sport organisations from across London are being encouraged to put themselves forward for recognition at London’s biggest celebration of grassroots physical activity and sport, as nominations open for the London Sport Awards 2020.
News • Nov 14, 2019 11:28 GMT
The physical activity and sport sector must recognise the importance of listening to communities and local voices to understand their needs in order to improve both public health and activity levels.
News • Nov 07, 2019 14:46 GMT
Physical activity should be part of developers’ thinking from the very outset of design, ensuring they tap into the expertise of the sector, the Connect Series audience heard on Tuesday (5 November).
News • Oct 29, 2019 09:57 GMT
Young people in a positive environment with inspiring coaches, and they're less likely to make costly decisions which are marring the lives of south Londoners. That’s the logic behind the Reaching Higher Football Academy in Croydon.
News • Oct 28, 2019 13:36 GMT
Housing, Health, Happiness? Laying the Foundations for London’s Physically Active Future will bring together experts from planning, property and sport to discuss how physical activity responds to the ever-changing needs of London.
News • Oct 24, 2019 16:49 BST
London Sport’s monthly Community of Practice event saw speakers share current approaches and new thinking to how the sector in the capital can use physical activity as a vehicle to improve lives in London.
News • Oct 21, 2019 11:19 BST
The Gallagher Premiership returned at the weekend and, just a stone’s throw Twickenham Stadium, rugby is being used to help build the physical and social skills of local schoolgirls.
News • Oct 17, 2019 11:11 BST
New Sport England figures show that nearly two thirds of Londoners are now physically active, a minor increase of 0.8 per cent on 12 months previously. In London, just over 4.5m people are meeting the Chief Medical Officers (CMO) guidelines of at least 150 minutes of physical activity every week.
News • Oct 15, 2019 11:51 BST
Football programme Goals4Girls is designed for teenage girl and to help them to become “mentally and physically prepared” for the challenges that lie ahead.
News • Oct 08, 2019 13:28 BST
Skates Dagenham was created in 2018 and uses roller-skating to get teenage girls active and engaged in their local community. It is part of the charity Community Resources and supported by funding from Sport England’s Satellite Club programme, which is distributed by London Sport.
News • Oct 01, 2019 09:17 BST
London Sport has, once again, begun a search for individuals, groups and clubs with the agenda of supporting young girls and women in the capital to boost their participation in sport and physical activity with the release of new Sport England Satellites Clubs funding.
News • Sep 19, 2019 09:57 BST
Ten new start-ups to join London Sport technology incubator programme, as first revealed at Active London 2019
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