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Empty stands facing a blue artificial hockey pitch

1 August 2018 by Chris Scott

London: Sporting capital of the world

To the public at large, thoughts of sport in London will often drift to a summer, six years ago, when the city played host to the world’s biggest celebration of sport. The memories of 2012 still resonate strongly in Londoners’ perceptions of sport, and the goodwill generated by the Games shows no obvious signs of

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31 July 2018 by Andrei Angelescu

One Million Stories – Salma

Salma’s journey through physical activity in London was probably more challenging than the average person’s. However, the challenges and barriers that she’s facing haven’t stopped her from being active. At the age of 31, tennis is her favourite activity and with support from local organisations she has also got involved in  jogging and gym sessions

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23 July 2018 by Chris Scott

Have Parks, Will Play: how London’s green spaces make us different

Think of London. What do you see? Sure; Wembley, Tower Bridge, the Houses of Parliament, BT Tower. Maybe your home, your office, the northbound Victoria line platform at Vauxhall. Perhaps the North Circular, or the Blackwall Tunnel, or Canary Wharf. The O2 Academy. Or the Prince of Wales Theatre. Tate Modern. Whatever the first thing,

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17 July 2018 by Daniel Raven-Ellison

London is ready to become world’s first National Park City

Did you know that London is becoming the world’s first National Park City next year? This is a great opportunity to celebrate everything that is done to enrich London’s outdoor culture and to inspire people to get outdoors and more involved in it. The grassroots campaign to make London a National Park City began nearly

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4 July 2018 by Jenn Woodrow

Coping with injury – Jenn Woodrow

Last summer I did something which made me the happiest I have ever been in my life. I had just started an exciting placement year working in London, however all my Uni friends were spread all over the world. I was really enjoying work but found the evenings hard as I was living at home

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