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18 April 2019 by Andrew Lawton

The Power of Sport to Unite: LTA SERVES Festival comes to London

The power of sport to unite was in full view today (18 April) as over 150 young people from across the capital took part in an LTA SERVES Tennis Festival. The festival at Lee Valley Tennis Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park saw community organisations take part in a day of tennis drills, competitions

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11 April 2019 by Chris Scott

New data paints encouraging picture for physical activity participation in London

New data released from Sport England’s Active Lives Survey today (11 April) paints an encouraging picture for physical activity and sport in London. The overall proportion of people in London meeting the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) guidelines of at least 150 minutes of physical activity a week shows a small increase (1%) since 2015-16. At

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9 April 2019 by Becca Mihill

University Boat Race shows the Thames’ potential for physical activity

Huge crowds gathered along the River Thames in London at the weekend to see the 156th Annual Boat Race. This year, in the battle between Oxford University and Cambridge University, it was the light blues of Cambridge who claimed victory in both the men’s and women’s race. Millions tuned in to see the outcome live

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5 April 2019 by Andrew Lawton

Sport Tech agenda brought to the fore by Smash London

London is the SportTech capital of Europe according to the latest European SportsTech Report and London Sport are determined to keep pushing the tech agenda in our bid to raise levels of activity. Our initial strategic plan, Making London the Heart of the Sport Tech World, launched at the end of 2017 and this spring

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27 March 2019 by Andrew Lawton

Power of community shines in transformation in Valence Park

Free space on the brand-new play equipment and sporting facilities in Dagenham’s Valence Park was in short supply yesterday (Tuesday 26 March) as the renovated park was officially opened. London Sport have played a major part in supporting the redevelopment and were on site to witness huge numbers of children, parents and members of the

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