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27 June 2022 by Qasim Zaidi

“It’s not about participation numbers, it’s about the outcome those numbers drive” – says Tim Hollingsworth OBE 

An active nation is the key to getting more people playing sport, Tim Hollingsworth OBE, CEO at Sport England has told the latest episode of the Talking Sport & Tech podcast from Sport Tech Hub.  Hollingsworth has overseen the publication of Sport England’s ‘Uniting the Movement’ strategy which focuses on helping grassroots sport and physical activity recover from the

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20 June 2022 by Andrew Lawton

Tackling Inequalities Funding boosts activity and social connections post-pandemic 

Eight in ten (79%) Londoners who participated in physical activity or sport thanks to Tackling Inequalities funding from Sport England have told London Sport they’ve become more active.  In a survey, which marked the end of the Tackling Inequalities Funding (TIF), London Sport found that three in four (75%) participants felt ‘more connected to others’

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17 June 2022 by Qasim Zaidi

London Sport & ECB: Getting girls active through cricket

More than 1,000 youngsters in Sutton have been provided with impactful and meaningful cricket experiences thanks to the ECB’s Park Champions programme, supported by London Sport.   The ECB Park Champions programme uses cricket to engage under-privileged and under-represented groups with 61% of participants being female and 66% Muslim.   Park Champions has engaged more than 1,100

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17 June 2022 by Andrew Lawton

Go Jauntly here to unlock them London’s green space and the hidden gems within

CEO of walking, wayfinding and nature connection app Go Jauntly Hana Sutch is on a mission to make it easier for Londoners to find parks and green spaces close to them. In the latest Talking Sport & Tech podcast from Sport Tech Hub, powered by London Sport, Sutch explains how her multi-award winning app is breaking down barriers to exercise.

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17 June 2022 by Andrew Lawton

London Sport report finds audience voice must be “central to decision making”

The voice of the audience should be “central to decision making” according to our new report which reviews three years of delivery of the Sport England Satellite Club funding programme. The report found that a varied approach to developing partnerships and delivery models, workforce and capacity building, and the use of youth voice, increased opportunities for young

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