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14 May 2019 by Becca Mihill

London Sport team shares their experience of mental health and physical activity

This week (13-20 May) is Mental Health Awareness Week and we took the opportunity to chat with the London Sport Team on what mental health means to them, and how physical activity can play a role in supporting this. Take a look at whats some of them said below: Katie Light, House of Sport Intern

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10 May 2019 by Becca Mihill

Lessons from a day at Elevate 2019

The UK’s largest physical activity trade show, Elevate saw thousands of industry leaders engage in discussions on how to shake up the sport and physical activity sector and get more people active. This year’s event took place at the Excel London on 8-9 May and saw over 300 speakers feature on the agenda as well

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29 April 2019 by Andrew Lawton

London Marathon 2019 – London Sport runners reflect on inspiring day

Everything they tell you about the London Marathon is true. The atmosphere and the sheer volume of people is like a cup final at Wembley. The support from friends and family in the build-up and on the day gets you through to the finish line. The bands, DJs and charity supporter groups create a buzz

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24 April 2019 by Alex Zurita

The role of athletes within the SportTech ecosystem

The role elite athletes can play in the tech sector will be one of the major discussion points at Smash London tomorrow (25 April). As a sneak peak ahead of Smash London event, co-host Alex Zurita (London Sport Specialist Advisor Technology for Participation) spoke to Kate Richardson-Walsh OBE about the opportunity and role of athletes

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23 April 2019 by Becca Mihill

Patrick’s marathon training update

London Sport is running a series of blog posts on our five chosen runners for this year’s London Marathon. We caught up with Patrick back in March and he’s given us his latest update on his training with the big day fast approaching this weekend. How has training progressed since we last caught up in January? Generally

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