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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.
Couch to Fitness reaches landmark 100,000 sign-ups
The surge in at-home physical activity during 2020 shows no sign of abating in the current national lockdown as the Couch to Fitness programme, created by Our Parks with London Sport, went past 100,000 users today.
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.
Nearly £70,000 of Sport England Satellite Club funding distributed to support young people
London Sport will distribute nearly £70,000 of Sport England Satellite Club funding over the coming months as we continue efforts to support children and young people to be more active.
Sharp decline in children's activity levels across London due to covid-19 pandemic
Covid-19 has caused a sharp decline in the amount of activity and exercise done by children and young people in London, according to new data released today (14 January) by Sport England.
2020 Review of the Year
The year 2020 will be one to remember. There have been challenge but also, positives. At London Sport, we have seen, once again, the incredible impact of the capital's grassroots physical activity and sport sector unite to keep Londoners active. Here, we look back at London Sport’s memorable moments for 2020.
Public briefing in January to share London Sport's new strategy
London Sport are inviting partners and interested parties to join a briefing on a new organisational strategy in January to gain a better understanding of how and where we will be working in the years to come.
London Sport supports young people with digital activities through November lockdown
Young people across London were supported through November’s lockdown with a variety of online techniques as London Sport continues to support community groups adjust to the pandemic.
How our digital marketing expertise has taken huge strides forward in 2020
London Sport's Digital Marketing Lead Chris Norfield takes you behind the scenes of our recent Digital Marketing work with Sport England and Our Parks as he reflects on a busy few months of supporting specific audiences on taking that first step towards a more active lifestyle.
Couch to Fitness campaign working alongside This Girl Can shows influence of peer-to-peer support
A supplementary Couch to Fitness digital marketing campaign working alongside Sport England’s This Girl Can campaign to target women from lower socio-economic groups has shown the importance of peer-to-peer support.
London Sport, Our Parks and Sport England join forces to support community activity through Couch to Fitness programme
A collaboration between London Sport and Our Parks supported by National Lottery funding from Sport England’s £20m Tackling Inequalities Fund has provided new evidence of the ability of Facebook advertising to engage local communities and support them to be more active.