Press Releases

Girl playing handball in indoor leisure facility

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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31 May 2018 by Chris Scott

Sport Tech Hub begins search for next generation of game-changing SportTech start-ups

Sport Tech Hub, the London Sport-backed sport-tech incubator programme, has begun the search for a new generation of start-ups committed to creating happier, healthier and more active people in London, the UK and around the world.   Following the success of the first Sport Tech Hub cohort, which has since seen alumni graduate into the

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16 May 2018 by Chris Scott

Physical activity creates £0.5bn of health savings amid wider £8.75bn social value to London, new research shows

New analysis from Sheffield Hallam University Sport Industry Research Centre and published by London Sport shows each £1 invested in physical activity returns £1.48 of social value to London Over 65,000 fewer people experience clinical depression across London as result of participation in physical activity, with over 3.5m fewer instances of accessing mental health services

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4 April 2018 by Chris Scott

New initiative aims to tackle inactivity in London’s workplaces

Leading health and wellbeing provider, Westfield Health, and London Sport have confirmed a new 3-year partnership aimed at supporting the health and wellbeing of Londoners through workplace-led interventions. The partnership, which follows Westfield Health’s sponsorship of the Physical Activity for Health Award at the 2018 London Sport Awards, forms part of a cross-organisational commitment to

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9 March 2018 by Chris Scott

Community Sport in the spotlight at third annual London Sport Awards

Sport’s role in changing lives across London was in the spotlight at Wembley Stadium last night (8 March), as the London Sport Awards took centre stage. In a ceremony high on inspiration and celebration, eight projects and individuals were acknowledged for their work in improving the lives of Londoners over the past year. On an

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