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18 July 2018 by Andrei Angelescu

Ping! inspires London to be more active by facilitating access to table tennis

Before Ping! was conceived back in 2009/10, there was only a handful of public ping pong tables in London. Since then, as the Table Tennis England run programme catapulted outdoor table tennis into the mainstream, it’s no longer a surprise to see an outdoor table as one moves through the city. Ping! London has directly

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16 July 2018 by Andrei Angelescu

Active London – Tackling Inactivity on a City-Wide Scale

Active London 2018 will explore how collaboration between different sectors and industries can address the challenges created by inequality, and what role physical activity could play in reducing inequality and promoting health, wellbeing, prosperity and social integration. Click here to book your ticket The event, being held at the Kia Oval, is designed to bring

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11 July 2018 by Chris Scott

LTA announce 1000 further Tennis for Kids places in London

More children than ever across London are getting the chance to take part in the Lawn Tennis Association‘s hugely successful Tennis for Kids programme and pick up a tennis racket for the first time, thanks to an increase in the number of places available for children in London and the South East. The news, which

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10 July 2018 by Chris Scott

London, Auckland, Singapore launch first Active Citizens Worldwide Report

Following the launch of Active Citizens Worldwide in February 2018, representatives from the programme’s Founding Cities of London, Auckland and Singapore came together today to launch the first Annual ACW Report at the World Cities Summit in Singapore. Active Citizens Worldwide (ACW) is a global initiative set up to help cities across the world achieve

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4 July 2018 by Andrei Angelescu

Case study: Using evidenced based interventions to reduce levels of inactivity in London schools

At a time when young people’s physical activity levels are at a depressingly low level and childhood obesity continues to rise, there has never been a better time to hear of a desire to get young people more active. There is, of course, considerable evidence that young children who adopt an active lifestyle early in

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