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Number of inactive children and young people falls in second Active Lives survey

Number of inactive children and young people falls in second Active Lives survey

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2019 11:38 GMT

​The number of inactive children in London has fallen significantly in the last academic year according to Sport England’s second annual Active Lives Children and Young People Survey released today.

London Sport Chief Executive appointed to Board of Sport England

London Sport Chief Executive appointed to Board of Sport England

Press releases   •   Sep 24, 2019 11:18 BST

We are delighted to confirm that Tove Okunniwa, Chief Executive of London Sport, has been appointed to the Board of Sport England

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.

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Reaching Higher develops well-rounded people with Satellite Club funding

Reaching Higher develops well-rounded people with Satellite Club funding

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.

Satellite Club funding helps Richmond Rugby diversify its audience

Satellite Club funding helps Richmond Rugby diversify its audience

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.

Active Lives data shows London's activity levels remain above national average

Active Lives data shows London's activity levels remain above national average

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.

​Goals4Girls uses Satellite Club funding to help teens physically and mentally

​Goals4Girls uses Satellite Club funding to help teens physically and mentally

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.

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