14 December 2017 by Ashley Mainwaring

Ashley Mainwaring – managing my life and placement year at London Sport

Can I commute three hours to and from work in London everyday and travel  another 45 minutes to hockey 3 days a week and not completely burn out trying to fit in some type of social life?! This thought didn’t really occur to me when I started working for London Sport at their House of

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11 December 2017 by Dean Nevill

Listening to less active people | The first step in understanding London’s workforce

A year or so ago, at a meeting with counterparts from different sport organisations working in London, we spent some time reflecting on our experiences of being active. Not the experiences that we get from working in the sector day-to-day, but the personal experiences we’ve all had that have led us to champion sport in

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5 December 2017 by Matt Roebuck

The past and future of football in London

This week marks the anniversary of two important landmarks in English football; one famous, one infamous. Both teach a lesson.   In the past…   December 5, 1921 On this day, the Football Association (FA) issued an effective ban on the women’s game. Arguing the unsuitability and fragility of the female frame for football, the

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27 November 2017 by Dean Nevill

BLOG: Who should nominate for The Workforce Award?

There are many great projects and initiatives being delivered across the capital every day that are enabling people to be active and experience the benefits of physical activity and sport. There are many different ways in which people become active and supporting those journeys into activity and ensuring that those that are active continue to

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23 November 2017 by Rebecca Hopkins

Apps – Sports’ Best Friend or Biggest Folly?

Last week saw London Sport host the first Sports Technology Awards Debate, in association with Pioneers in Sport. With all parties sharing a keen interest in how tech-led innovations are influencing sport, it made sense to combine our networks to share insights as well as showcase the impressive new Sport Tech Hub, by London Sport.

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