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Active London conference returns as online event in September
Active London – the largest conference wholly dedicated to the physical activity and sport sector in London – will return on the 21 and 22 September 2021 as an online event.
New Active Lives data shows impact of covid-19 on Londoners’ activity levels
Sport England’s latest Active Lives Survey shows the impact of the first eight months of coronavirus on Londoners’ activity levels.
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.
Rise in Londoners using tech to keep active is 'impossible to ignore'
Specialist Advisor for Technology for Participation Alex Zurita believes it is impossible to ignore the boom in people using technology to help them be more active as he reflects on Active London.
New Active Lives data shows impact of covid-19 on London's activity levels
The most in-depth picture yet of the impact of lockdown on Londoners’ activity levels has been published by Sport England with the release of their Active Lives Survey.
Research and insight puts us into someone else's shoes and increases understanding
Senior Insight Officer Laura Green explains how research and insight informs London Sport work and how it can be a useful tool to empower under-repesented communities, getting their voices heard by decision-makers across the capital.
Equality of Access – Challenging Inequality Through Our Community Sport Facilities.
London Sport's Strategic Lead - Facilities & Urban Spaces Operations, Chris Donkin, discusses the inequality of access to the capital's community sport facilities and what we are doing to tackle this issue, starting with our Active London event this October.
Why it's vital we give grassroot sports coaches the support they need
In this exclusive blog, Spond COO, Trine Falnes, explains why the company made the move to become the lead sponsor of Active London 2020.
Inequality is a key factor in our experiences of physical activity – it’s time we got to grips with that
Ambition is one thing the physical activity and sport sector has never lacked. Now is the time to turn those ambitions to face down wider inequalities and ensure we’re working to support all people to grasp the miracle cure, the golden thread and the silver bullet of physical activity and sport.
Active London 2020 to focus on building equality in physical activity
Active London 2020, the capital's only conference dedicated to grassroots physical activity in London, returns this year as a free-to-attend digital event focusing on physical activity and sport's role in building a more equal London.
The show will go on: Covid-19 presents us with exciting new event opportunities
At the beginning of March, 400 guests came together for the London Sport Awards. Two months later, the physical activity and sport sector, and the country, is in a very different place. Events Manager Rachel Rowe looks at the move from physical to digital events and the potential opportunities it presents.
London Sport's Review of the Year
With preparations for the London Sport Awards 2020 in full swing, we take a moment to reflect on 2019 and how we have made further steps forward to achieving our aspiration of making London the most active city in the world. The past year has seen many highlights including:
Innovating across a nation - Active Partnerships at Active London
In a week which began with the announcement of new guidance from the UK’s Chief Medical Officers on how much physical activity people should be doing to improve their health, a coalition of Active Partnerships came together around London Sport’s Active London conference to demonstrate the ways that new ‘on-demand’ interventions could contribute to individuals’ physical activity needs.
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 ‘extraordinarily well positioned’ to enhance Londoners' lives
London Sport is ‘extraordinarily well positioned’ to improve the lives of Londoners, according to Chair Jillian Moore, following the release of their 2018/19 Impact Report.
Eight reasons you can’t miss Active London 2019
Communications Officer Andrew Lawton has been involved in the planning for next week’s Active London event. With the deadline to purchase tickets coming at the end of this week, he takes you through eight reasons you need to be there.
What does Innovation mean to Active London speakers
With just two weeks left to purchase your Active London ticket, we caught up with the local innovation panel to get their thoughts on what innovation means to them and how it is plays out in their daily lives.
Active London to be supported by Mayor of London
London Sport are proud to announce that their flagship physical activity and sport conference, Active London, is to be supported by the Mayor of London in 2019.
Broad spectrum of innovation experts to speak at Active London 2019
Experts from the Greater London Authority, Blockworks, YouTube, Two Circles, the Active Wellbeing Society, British Cycling and Sport England will all be speaking at London Sport’s Active London event, it was announced today (Wednesday 21 August).