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Ten years on from London 2012 nearly half of Londoners forced to cut back on exercise as cost of living crisis bites
Ten years on from London 2012 nearly half of Londoners forced to cut back on exercise as cost of living crisis bites.
London Sport report finds audience voice must be "central to decision making"
The voice of the audience should be “central to decision making” according to our new report which reviews three years of delivery of the Sport England Satellite Club funding programme.
Sport Tech Hub by London Sport launch new podcast series: Talking Sport & Tech
Sport Tech Hub, established by London Sport, are thrilled to announce their new podcast series, Talking Sport & Tech.
London Sport secures five-year funding commitment from Sport England to level up access to physical activity
London Sport is proud to be among a group of over 120 organisations working with Sport England to level up access to sport and physical activity across the country. London Sport will receive expertise, support, and an investment of nearly £15m of government and National Lottery funding from Sport England over the next five years.
Latest Sport England data shows London's activity levels yet to recover to pre-pandemic levels
New data from Sport England’s Active Lives survey shows activity levels in London have not yet recovered to their pre-pandemic levels.
Children's Mental Health Week comes at crucial time for physical activity and sport sector in London
At the start of Children's Mental Health Week, Specialist Advisor for Children and Young Person, Gary Palmer, looks at some concerning figures around young people's mental wellbeing and looks at how physical activity can be a force for good in this area.
2021: London Sport’s Year in Review
2021 has been a year of varying restrictions due to covid-19 but the commitment and dedication of the sport and physical activity remained undimmed we have seen, once again, the incredible impact of the capital’s grassroots physical activity and sport sector united in keeping Londoners active. Here, we look back at London Sport’s most memorable moments of 2021.
London Sport Awards 2021 Winner: The Uniting London Award - Rathbone Amateur Boxing Club
WIMBLEDON boxing inspiration Rachel Bower revelled in claiming a prestigious London Sport Award after her perception-transforming exploits were recognised at the Guildhall.
Covid-19 continues to impact young Londoners as survey highlights importance of physical activity and sport
Covid-19 continues to negatively effect the activity levels of children and young people across the capital as new Sport England data demonstrates that getting active is more important than ever.
Using principles of Place allows us to create the conditions for real change
Relationship Manager Jolyon Whaymand has been delving through Sport England's Putting It Into Practice toolkit, the tools it contains to support tackling inactivity, and how it links with London Sport's own efforts.
Sport England and BBC Radio London show their backing for grassroots physical activity and sport with London Sport Awards support
London Sport is thrilled to announce that Sport England and BBC Radio London will demonstrate their backing for community sport and physical activity in the capital through the London Sport Awards.
New Sport England Active Lives data shows ongoing impact of covid-19 on activity levels
Approximately 114,000 fewer Londoners meeting Government guidelines
Potential for open data to prescribe physical activity is growing
Referral services, activity providers and tech companies can utilise the growing potential of open data to prescribe physical activity to adults who are inactive or have long-term health conditions.
Q&A with London Sport Awards judge Viveen Taylor
London Sport speak to Director of DEI and London Sport Awards judge Viveen Taylor about including DEI across all nominations and why she’s particularly excited to see submissions for The Uniting London Award.
London Sport Consultancy to help develop Couch to Fitness to meet the needs of inactive women
Our Parks have appointed London Sport Consultancy to further develop Couch to Fitness following our successful collaboration in creating and launching the programme in 2020.
London Sport Awards winners recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours
Numerous London Sport Awards winners were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list over the weekend alongside our CEO Tove Okunniwa.
Bromley win London's Virtual Inclusive Games
Bromley have been crowned champions in London's Virtual Inclusive Games after a hugely successful campaign which saw more than 80,000 entries submitted during the third covid-19 lockdown.
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.
£200,000 of Tackling Inequalities funding helps partners support communities hardest hit by pandemic
London Sport has distributed almost £200,000 of Sport England's Tackling Inequalities Funding to 20 organisations across the capital; Specialist Advisor Physical Activity for Health Barry Kelly explains more.