Spotlight on… The Harnessing the Power of Elite Sport Award in association with Fieldfisher

The shortlists are announced. The tickets are selling fast. The countdown is on. 

With less than a month to go until the London Sport Awards 2019, we’ll be focusing in on each of this year’s Award Categories to give you the inside track on each Award and the groups and people that are in the running. 

The Harnessing the Power of Elite Sport Award 

The Harnessing the Power of Elite Sport Award in association with Fieldfisher was one of our original Award categories back in 2015. The Award celebrates the events, clubs or organisations that use elite sport’s reach and influence to change lives and inspire people to increased levels of activity. 


The Harnessing the Power of Elite Sport Award is backed this year by Fieldfisher. 

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world’s most dynamic sectors. The forward-thinking organisation has a particular focus on energy & natural resources, technology, finance & financial services, life sciences and media across its 24 offices in 10 countries. 

The firm’s sports group acts for sports bodies and regulators, marketing agencies, sponsors, sports brand owners, broadcasters and professional clubs across all the major sports, including football, motor racing, rugby, cricket, horseracing, golf, basketball and extreme sports. 

What They’re Saying 

“We are thrilled to continue our support of the fantastic London Sport Awards which has been a truly inspirational event over the past few years.  

“London is home to so much incredible elite sport it is hugely exciting to learn more about how this is being used to get more Londoners active across the city. 

“We look forward to seeing each of the three nominees at Twickenham Stadium next month and wish them all good luck for the night itself.” 

Patrick Cannon, Fieldfisher

Who’s In The Hall of Fame? 

The Harnessing the Power of Elite Sport Award has some incredible names among its previous winners. 

  • Rugby Football Union and Partners – Rugby World Cup (2015)
  • British Lionhearts in the Community (2016)
  • England Athletics – Team Personal Best (2017)

Who’s In The Running? 

On the shortlist for the Harnessing the Power of Elite Sport Award at the London Sport Awards 2019 are: 

Find out more about our three shortlisted nominees here, as we look at the nominations made for BIGKID Foundation, Palace for Life Foundation’s PlayMakers programme, and Saracens Sport Foundation. 

Join Us 

You can be there with us as we find out who wins the Harnessing the Power of Elite Sport Award at the London Sport Awards 2019. Tickets are on sale now, but hurry – they’re selling fast, and we wouldn’t want you to miss out! 

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