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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 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.
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.
London Sport commits to being an anti-racist organisation and tackling inequality
On Tuesday, London Sport joined Active Partnerships across England in committing to being an anti-racist organisation and tackling inequality. Today CEO Tove Okunniwa shares her reflections on our #RacialEqualityCommitment.
City of London to investigate how it can re-imagine sport and physical activity
The City of London Corporation is to investigate how it can re-imagine sport and physical activity within the Square Mile with the help of London Sport’s consultancy services.
London Sport announce new multi-year partnership with leading healthy-eating restaurant company Chipotle Mexican Grill
London Sport are delighted to announce a new multi-year partnership with Chipotle, which will see the global healthy-eating restaurant company support London Sport’s ambitious vision of making London the most physically active city in the world.
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 Awards marks fifth anniversary by announcing City of London partnership
The London Sport Awards supported by the City of London Corporation to celebrate best of grassroots sport at Guildhall on 6 March 2020 Partnership includes launch of new Award category highlighting business contribution to grassroots physical activity and sport
London Sport Chief Executive appointed to Board of Sport England
We are delighted to confirm that Tove Okunniwa, Chief Executive of London Sport, has been appointed to the Board of Sport England
Deputy Mayor Debbie Weekes-Bernard confident of active future for London
London’s Deputy Mayor Debbie Weekes-Bernard predicted a bright future for physical activity and sport in the capital during her address at Active London on Tuesday (10 September).
London Sport announces income generation partnership with Oaks
The new relationship focuses on securing new income for London Sport and its partners, supporting their mission to make London the most physically active city in the world.
House of Sport marks two years as home of capital's grassroots sport and physical activity scene
August 2019 marks the two-year anniversary of House of Sport, an innovative project from London Sport to create a dynamic community of physical activity and sport organisations. London Sport CEO Tove Okunniwa looks back at the past two years.
Connect Series launches with sold-out event on Serious Youth Violence
A brand-new London Sport event series looking at the most pressing issues facing the key decision-makers in the capital will launch tomorrow to a sold-out audience. The first Connect Series event on Tuesday 9 July will focus on serious youth violence.
Sport Tech Hub starts latest search for new start-ups tackling inactivity
London Sport’s technology incubator programme, Sport Tech Hub, has triggered a search for the next generation of tech start-ups seeking to shape the future of London by tackling inactivity levels across the capital.
Nike commits to multiple youth sport partnerships in London
London Sport has welcomed Nike's commitment to getting more young Londoners doing physical activity as the company announces a series of major partnerships across the capital.
Government and Sport England renew call for data and digital innovation to revolutionise physical activity
The Minister for Sport and Civil Society, Mims Davies MP, and Sport England Chief Executive, Tim Hollingsworth, this morning renewed calls to drive a digital revolution across the physical activity and sport sector
Publication of Mayor’s Sport Strategy signals bright future for physical activity in London
London Sport has today welcomed the publication of the Mayor of London’s Sport Strategy, Sport for All of Us, which was officially launched yesterday (Thursday 13 December) following its adoption by the London Assembly.