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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.

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.

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Government releases details of new School Sport and Activity Action Plan

Government releases details of new School Sport and Activity Action Plan

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.

Dramatic finale of Cricket World Cup can inspire a generation of new players

Dramatic finale of Cricket World Cup can inspire a generation of new players

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.

Connect Series Round-Up: Working alongside young people to reduce Serious Youth Violence

Connect Series Round-Up: Working alongside young people to reduce Serious Youth Violence

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.

LTA and tech start-ups try to make it easier to find space to play tennis

LTA and tech start-ups try to make it easier to find space to play tennis

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.

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​National Park City: Let’s make London greener, healthier and wilder
Numerous innovative approaches can make London cycling even more appealing

Numerous innovative approaches can make London cycling even more appealing

Blog posts   •   Jul 18, 2019 17:01 BST

London Sport Relationship Manager Matt Roebuck discusses his recent move away from public transport to start cycling and how we can make the activity more appealing to the general population.

What Active London theme, Innovation, means to London Sport staff

What Active London theme, Innovation, means to London Sport staff

Blog posts   •   Jul 17, 2019 12:46 BST

With just one week left to get early bird tickets for Active London (deadline Wednesday 23 July), we’ve spoken to three London Sport staff members to see what innovation - the theme for this year's partner engagement event - means to them and their work.

Research continues to inform our workforce priorities

Research continues to inform our workforce priorities

Blog posts   •   Jul 11, 2019 13:28 BST

London Sport's Specialist Advisor for Workforce, David Reader, discusses how research continues to guide the organisations's approach and led to our recent pilot project upskilling the social prescribing workforce.