Press Releases

Young people playing sport in an indoor facility, with a mobile Playwaze app in the foreground

24 July 2018 by Chris Scott

New digital opportunities for London Youth Games

London Sport have commissioned sports activity and competition management platform provider Playwaze to deliver a new web portal and mobile app to enable London Youth Games to improve the management and participant experience of youth sports competitions and events across London and its boroughs. The London Youth Games is Europe’s largest youth sports festival. The

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15 August 2018 by Chris Scott

Health, Workforce and Older-Adult focused start-ups lead second cohort of Sport Tech Hub

London Sport to nurture 11 start-ups and early-stage tech companies through six-month dedicated physical activity incubator programme Tech start-ups working to support active ageing, workplace wellbeing and active travel are among 11 companies selected to join the second cohort of Sport Tech Hub, the London Sport-managed technology incubator dedicated to enhancing the use of SportTech

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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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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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