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5,000 Londoners got active for RED January raising nearly £25,000 in the process
A dedicated community of 5,000 Londoners who completed the nationwide physical and mental health campaign RED January at the start of the year have raised almost £25,000 for charity Sport in Mind.
Returning Stronger Than Ever with Tech and Physical Activity
As the Evening Standard launch their London Rising campaign, Alex Zurita, Head of Sport Tech Hub, looks at how tech and physical activity can ensure the capital returns stronger than ever.
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.
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.
The Digital Revolution (Still) Continues
To mark four years since the announcement of Sport Tech Hub and this week's publication of the three-year Sport Tech Hub Impact Report, Alex Zurita, London Sport's Specialist Advisor - Technology for Participation, reflects on the journey since late-2016.
London Sport-backed Sport Tech Hub supports more than 130,000 Londoners to access physical activity
In the three years since its launch Sport Tech Hub has helped more than 130,000 Londoners access physical activity in the capital.
Red January's timely reminder of its value to people and the sector
The impact of RED January on physical and mental health
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.
London Sport and PAI Health join forces to introduce Londoners to Personal Activity Intelligence – a ground-breaking digital app and new health standard in physical activity
London Sport and PAI Health, a leading global health software company, have today announced a new research project called the #mostactivecity programme to test the impact of the innovative PAI (Personal Activity Intelligence) fitness tracking app on the physical activity levels of everyday Londoners.
Award-winning Good Boost create land-based app to help even more Londoners
London Sport Awards winners Good Boost have adapted their world-leading technology to enable them to support even more Londoners enjoy the benefits of being active.
New tech developments launched to support community sport sector through covid-19
With current conditions across the world creating new challenges for instructors, coaches and sport clubs to continue the important work of helping people to live healthy, active lives, London Sport and a range of industry partners have worked to provide new digital support packages for the sector.
Sport Tech Hub alumnus, Racefully, joins forces with England Athletics to support runners in lockdown
London’s Sport Tech community has continued to showcase its ability to provide a positive response to the covid-19 outbreak, with Sport Tech Hub alumnus Racefully joining forces with England Athletics to support 250,000 active runners.
Covid-19: #StayInWorkOut - moving your activity classes online
To coincide with the launch of Sport England's #StayInWorkOut campaign, London Sport spoke to digital marketing expert and yoga teacher, Marie Page, to get some practical tips on how activity classes can be adapted for delivery online
Covid-19: How FitTech, SportTech and HealthTech are supporting activity at home
As covid-19 lockdown measures take effect, London Sport and a host of tech innovators have been looking at the role of digital and tech in keeping the country active. Here, Alex Zurita outlines the steps that have taken place so far, and the action that's still to come.
Ten inspirational winners who make their mark on the capital lift London Sport Awards trophies at Guildhall
Sport’s power to change the lives of Londoners was placed squarely in the spotlight at London’s Guildhall on Friday night as the historic venue played host to the fifth annual London Sport Awards.
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:
SportTech revolution continues with announcement of latest cohort of Sport Tech Hub start-ups
Ten new start-ups to join London Sport technology incubator programme, as first revealed at Active London 2019
From city-building to storytelling - exploring innovation at Active London
As Active London 2019 draws nearer, find out more about the workshop sessions taking delegates through innovation in practice
AI, Tech for Good and the other key takeaways from London Tech Week 2019
London Tech Week returned to the capital for the sixth time last week and London Sport's Specialist Advisor for Technology for Participation, Alex Zurita, was in amongst the 300+ events taking place.