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Round up of Day 1 of Active London
Six Active London sessions involving more than 20 speakers ensured that the first day of Active London gave the 550 online delegates plenty to consider when it comes to reactivating the capital. Here's our round-up of Day 1.
Sneak Peek: Learn more from Professor Kevin Fenton and Jillian Moore about what to expect from Active London
With less than 24 hours until Active London, keynote speaker Professor Kevin Fenton (London Regional Director at Public Health England) and London Sport Chair Jillian Moore have shared their thoughts on some key topics of the event.
The importance of active play within schools and urban spaces
London Urban Sport Group member Marco Boi, Founder and CEO of Playinnovation, discusses why active play within schools and urban spaces is so important for children’s development and integrating outdoor learning.
London Sport and Chipotle 6 months in
Bloomsbury Football coach Lucas Capalbo has been named as our fifth Chipotle Community Champion as London Sport and Chipotle celebrate the halfway mark of the first year of the partnership.
Active London 2021: 2 weeks to go
With just two weeks to go until Active London, Events Manager Rachel Rowe provides a taster on what the sector can look forward to as they join us for London Sport’s two-day, free-to-attend digital conference on 21 and 22 September.
Gympass pledge support to London Sport’s We Are Not Spectators campaign
London Sport are thrilled to announce a new partnership with Gympass, the world’s largest corporate wellbeing platform, as they back its We Are Not Spectators pledge to champion grassroots sport across the capital.
Broadcaster and former athlete Jeanette Kwakye MBE to host Active London 2021
TV and radio presenter and former athlete Jeanette Kwakye has been named as host of the London Sport’s Active London conference on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 September.
Commercial partnerships support our Awards delivery but also help us make London the Most Active City
Business Development and Partnerships Manager Jennie Rivett looks at the commercial organisations who will be supporting the London Sport Awards and how partnerships form a crucial part of London Sport's mission to become the most active city in the world.
Shortlist for London Sport Awards 2021 announced
The final shortlists for the London Sport Awards 2021, supported by the City of London Corporation, have been announced today, with an array of community volunteers, grassroots teams, health and fitness clubs, elite sports organisations, and businesses, nominated across ten Awards categories.
Transferable skills from Project Balance sees youngsters skateboard and snowboard
London Sport caught up with British freestyle snowboard star Katie Ormerod to learn more about how GB Snowsport's Project Balance was supporting young people to try skateboarding.
Active London returns with ambition to help the sector reconnect and reactivate the capital
Active London, the capital's only conference dedicated to grassroots physical activity in London, is live on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 September with tickets available from today (Wednesday 4 August).
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.
Schools receive up to £10,000 to increase access to sports facilities this summer
Children in 23 boroughs will have increased access to physical activity and sport throughout this Olympic summer and the new school year thanks to nearly £800,000 of London Sport investment.
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.
New London Sport research helps providers better engage with women in East London
Physical activity providers in East London have begun using new insight from London Sport to develop their offering and improve engagement with women and girls in East London.
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.
Nominate your grassroots sport and physical activity heroes in the London Sport Awards 2021
The search is on for the heroes within London’s grassroots physical activity and sport sector. It’s time to say thank you to London’s heroes from the grassroots physical activity and sport sector as the London Sport Awards returns to recognise and celebrate the efforts of volunteers, physical activity providers and sports organisations.
Funding for schools to open sport facilities out-of-hours to support healthy lifestyles
Schools in London are being encouraged to apply for a new London Sport fund which will support them to open or re-open their school facilities outside of school hours for local young people.
Inspiring programmes and communication development through research and insight
Head of Insight Dan Stracey considers how the pandemic might have impacted certain less active segments within London and how the research can continue to inform ongoing work across the capital.
Safe and familiar school facilities can play major role in getting young people more active
Strategic Advisor for Children and Young People, Gary Palmer, looks at how opening up school facilities can play a major role in getting London's young people active post-pandemic and the data behind London Sport's funding priorities.