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.
Boost for London schools with new government funding to support opening facilities
Schools in London are to benefit from £1m of support to open their facilities to the community outside of the normal school day to allow young people more opportunities to be physical active.
London Sport conducts funding workshops for Barking Sport 4 Change coalition
London Sport has completed a series of funding workshops supporting the Sport 4 Change coalition in Barking to be more confident and competent when applying for funding.
Health providers investigate whether new tech and open data improves physical activity referrals
Five technology platforms have linked up with London health providers to test whether open data can support more patients through improved physical activity referrals.
Research shows female role models at elite and grassroots levels can boost participation levels
Inspirational female role models can play a key part in engaging more women to participate in physical activity new research from London Sport and AudienceNet has revealed.
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.
London Sport work with London Youth Games to deliver Virtual Inclusive Games through Tackling Inequalities Fund
London Youth Games are working with London Sport to deliver the LYG Virtual Inclusive Games through Sport England’s Tackling Inequalities Fund.
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.
Return to lockdown makes RED January’s message of keeping active for mental health more important than ever
News of a new national lockdown and a return to last March’s instruction to stay at home for all but essential purposes has again thrown into sharp relief the important role of exercise and physical activity in boosting mental health.
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 gets behind RED January 2021
London Sport are thrilled to be supporting RED January in 2021. We will be working alongside RED January to generate a better understanding of the motivating factors that keep Londoners connected to physical activity campaigns and how major movements like RED January spark sustained physical activity.