London Sport response to The House of Lords Committee on a National Plan for Sport and Recreation
London Sport responds to the House of Lords National Plan for Sport and Recreation Committee's official report, released on Friday 10 December, which called for a national plan for sport, health and wellbeing from the government.
London Sport announces Emily Robinson as new Chief Executive Officer
Emily Robinson has today been announced as London Sport’s new Chief Executive Officer and will take up her new post in February.
London Sport Awards 2021 winners announced
The winners of the London Sport Awards 2021, supported by the City of London Corporation, have been unveiled at a ceremony on Monday 6 December.
London Sport Awards 2021 nominees: Inspirational Young Person of the Year - Elvire Mavusi Matu
A BARKING and Dagenham dancer who started classes to provide more opportunities and boost physical activity in her local area has been nominated in the prestigious London Sport Awards.
London Sport Awards 2021 nominees: Inspirational Young Person of the Year - Charlie Hyman
INNOVATIVE founder of the London-based Bloomsbury Football Charlie Hyman has reached the final shortlist at the prestigious London Sport Awards.
London Sport Awards 2021 nominees: Inspirational Young Person of the Year - Kieran Matthews
INSPIRATIONAL basketball coach Kieran Matthews has been nominated for a prestigious London Sport Award after transforming the lives of young people throughout Willesden, Harlesden and beyond.
New Sport England Active Lives data shows ongoing impact of covid-19 on activity levels
Approximately 114,000 fewer Londoners meeting Government guidelines
Meet our London Sport Marathon Runners 2021
On the 3rd of October, more than 40,000 people will run the 26.2-mile (42.2km) marathon through the streets of London. This year, London Sport runners aim to drive down inequalities in physical activity and sport.
Active London 2021: 2 weeks to go
With just two weeks to go until Active London, Events Manager Rachel Rowe provides a taster on what the sector can look forward to as they join us for London Sport’s two-day, free-to-attend digital conference on 21 and 22 September.
Shortlist for London Sport Awards 2021 announced
The final shortlists for the London Sport Awards 2021, supported by the City of London Corporation, have been announced today, with an array of community volunteers, grassroots teams, health and fitness clubs, elite sports organisations, and businesses, nominated across ten Awards categories.
Transferable skills from Project Balance sees youngsters skateboard and snowboard
London Sport caught up with British freestyle snowboard star Katie Ormerod to learn more about how GB Snowsport's Project Balance was supporting young people to try skateboarding.
London Sport CEO Tove Okunniwa awarded MBE for Services to Sport
London Sport is thrilled to announce that our Chief Executive Officer Tove Okunniwa has been awarded an MBE for Services to Sport.
Nominate your grassroots sport and physical activity heroes in the London Sport Awards 2021
The search is on for the heroes within London’s grassroots physical activity and sport sector. It’s time to say thank you to London’s heroes from the grassroots physical activity and sport sector as the London Sport Awards returns to recognise and celebrate the efforts of volunteers, physical activity providers and sports organisations.
Funding for schools to open sport facilities out-of-hours to support healthy lifestyles
Schools in London are being encouraged to apply for a new London Sport fund which will support them to open or re-open their school facilities outside of school hours for local young people.
5,000 Londoners got active for RED January raising nearly £25,000 in the process
A dedicated community of 5,000 Londoners who completed the nationwide physical and mental health campaign RED January at the start of the year have raised almost £25,000 for charity Sport in Mind.
London Sport and Port of London Authority investigate future of water sports on South East’s ‘blue’ spaces
Water sport clubs in London, Essex and Kent have a chance to shape the future of physical activity on the tidal Thames and other “blue” spaces across the region in a joint Port of London Authority (PLA) and London Sport Consultancy research project.
London Sport Chair Jillian Moore welcomes return of sport and physical activity
London Sport Chair Jillian Moore has welcomed the reopening of outdoor sports facilities and the resumption of organised outdoor sport after covid-19 lockdown.
London Sport launch new strategy LDN Moving
London Sport have published their new strategy LDN Moving reaffirming their commitment to make the capital the world’s most active city. LDN Moving, the second organisation-wide strategy, the first being released at their inception back in 2014, is a call-to-arms to improve the lives of Londoners through physical activity and sport.
Build back stronger to create a physical activity habit for life
Specialist Advisor for Children and Young People Gary Palmer looks at the work being done to reduce the slide in children's activity levels and our plans for the next 12 months to reverse this concerning trend created by the pandemic.
Physical activity remains critical: Our response to new national restrictions
Helping people to get and remain active remains one of the most powerful things we can do to support our communities’ physical and mental health and their overall wellbeing. We will be there for Londoners when they need us.