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First ever London SportTech Report cements London’s position as capital of European SportTech

First ever London SportTech Report cements London’s position as capital of European SportTech

Press releases   •   Apr 25, 2019 08:29 BST

London SportTech Report 2019, published today, highlights growth of SportTech investment across the capital

London Sport backs campaign to find London’s Active School Heroes

London Sport backs campaign to find London’s Active School Heroes

Press releases   •   Mar 21, 2019 14:28 GMT

London Sport is proud to be supporting Active School Hero, the new campaign from ukactive Kids and Nike aiming to find and celebrate the achievements of heroes working in primary schools across London to inspire the next generation of active people.

Eight crowned London Sport Awards winners at Twickenham Stadium

Eight crowned London Sport Awards winners at Twickenham Stadium

Press releases   •   Mar 14, 2019 09:00 GMT

​The power of sport to change lives in London took the stage at Twickenham Stadium this evening (14 March 2019) as the London Sport Awards celebrated grassroots sport in the capital.

Capital’s community sport successes celebrated in London Sport Awards shortlists

Capital’s community sport successes celebrated in London Sport Awards shortlists

Press releases   •   Feb 06, 2019 16:17 GMT

Groups and individuals working to strengthen physical activity and sport in all parts of the nation’s capital have been recognised this evening as the shortlists for the 2019 London Sport Awards are announced.

NHS commitment to Social Prescribing offers timely boost to community physical activity

NHS commitment to Social Prescribing offers timely boost to community physical activity

Press releases   •   Jan 28, 2019 10:08 GMT

New NHS England commitments to support Social Prescribing as part of the Comprehensive Model for Personalised Care are a welcome indication of the importance of physical activity in supporting people to live happier, healthier lives.

 London Sport, Haringey and Enfield Councils to research Turkish and Kurdish participation in physical activity
Publication of Mayor’s Sport Strategy signals bright future for physical activity in London

Publication of Mayor’s Sport Strategy signals bright future for physical activity in London

Press releases   •   Dec 14, 2018 10:35 GMT

London Sport has today welcomed the publication of the Mayor of London’s Sport Strategy, Sport for All of Us, which was officially launched yesterday (Thursday 13 December) following its adoption by the London Assembly.

Over 40% of young Londoners live active lives

Over 40% of young Londoners live active lives

Press releases   •   Dec 06, 2018 10:42 GMT

Data from the first Active Lives Children and Young People Survey, conducted by Sport England, has today shown that 43% of children in London do an average of more than 60 minutes of physical activity a day – in-line with figures from across the country.

London Sport and The Great Outdoor Gym Company partner to enhance use of capital’s outdoor spaces

London Sport and The Great Outdoor Gym Company partner to enhance use of capital’s outdoor spaces

Press releases   •   Nov 07, 2018 10:49 GMT

London Sport and The Great Outdoor Gym Company have today confirmed details of a new partnership aiming to transform the way Londoners get active in outdoor environments around the capital.

Health, Workforce and Older-Adult focused start-ups lead second cohort of Sport Tech Hub

Health, Workforce and Older-Adult focused start-ups lead second cohort of Sport Tech Hub

Press releases   •   Aug 15, 2018 15:27 BST

London Sport to nurture 11 start-ups and early-stage tech companies through six-month dedicated physical activity incubator programme

Physical activity creates £0.5bn of health savings amid wider £8.75bn social value to London, new research shows

Physical activity creates £0.5bn of health savings amid wider £8.75bn social value to London, new research shows

Press releases   •   May 16, 2018 15:30 BST

New analysis from Sheffield Hallam University Sport Industry Research Centre and published by London Sport shows each £1 invested in physical activity returns £1.48 of social value to London

London, Auckland, Singapore join forces to spearhead Active Citizens Worldwide project

London, Auckland, Singapore join forces to spearhead Active Citizens Worldwide project

Press releases   •   Feb 14, 2018 15:14 GMT

London, Auckland and Singapore have today been announced as Founding Cities in a ground-breaking new global initiative designed to get millions of people active in cities around the world.

Tove Okunniwa Appointed Chief Executive of London Sport

Tove Okunniwa Appointed Chief Executive of London Sport

Press releases   •   Sep 13, 2017 15:06 BST

Okunniwa hails “exciting opportunity” to change lives of Londoners through physical activity and sport

New Sport Tech Hub aims to put London at the centre of FitTech Innovation

New Sport Tech Hub aims to put London at the centre of FitTech Innovation

Press releases   •   Aug 23, 2017 15:34 BST

Sport Tech Hub, London’s first incubator programme dedicated wholly to innovation in SportTech, to launch in House of Sport

Key partnerships and new research at heart of progress towards increasing Londoners’ physical activity levels

Key partnerships and new research at heart of progress towards increasing Londoners’ physical activity levels

Press releases   •   Jul 07, 2017 15:39 BST

New report shows significant progress made against target of getting 1,000,000 Londoners more physically active by 2020

Peter Fitzboydon announces decision to stand down as Chief Executive of London Sport

Peter Fitzboydon announces decision to stand down as Chief Executive of London Sport

Press releases   •   Apr 12, 2017 15:10 BST

Peter Fitzboydon, the Chief Executive of London Sport, has announced his decision to stand down from London Sport to take up a new role as Managing Director of Parkwood Leisure.