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Over 2 million young people cycle trained with Bikeability

2 million young people have been trained through Bikeability - a programme designed to give young people the skills and confidence to ride, especially on roads.
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Nominations open for British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards

Nominations are open for the annual Lycamobile British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards (BEDSAs), which will be hosted by Sir Lenny Henry on 18 March 2017 at the Hilton Park Lane, London.
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Bookings open for YST 2017 Conference

Elevating young people’s aspirations, achievement and wellbeing takes exceptional leadership. Join us to see how harnessing the power of PE and sport with inspiring leadership and innovation can make a positive difference.
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Sport England release volunteering strategy

Sport England release volunteering strategy

Sport England released their first ever volunteering strategy - Volunteering in an Active Nation - which aims to encourage people from all backgrounds to enjoy the benefits of volunteering.
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Baroness Sue Campbell joins Ellie Simmonds at House of Lords event

Baroness Sue Campbell joins Ellie Simmonds at House of Lords event

Baroness Sue Campbell hosted an event to celebrate Sainsbury’s Active Kids for All Inclusive Training success; a programme which aims to improve PE provision for young disabled people.
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Future Sport Leaders

YST Chief Executive announces equality drive with Sporting Equals

Alison Oliver announces a new equality drive with Sporting Equals, an organisation that promotes ethnic diversity in sport, at their Leaderboard event in London.
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Be yourself – everyone else is taken

BLOG: Be yourself – everyone else is taken

To mark Anti-Bullying Week, YST Athlete Mentor and Welsh hockey international Beth Fisher talks about how sport helped her deal with the homophobic bullying she received at school.
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Jonny Wilkinson kicks off students’ success with Sky Sports Living For Sport

Jonny Wilkinson kicks off students’ success with Sky Sports Living For Sport

Rugby legend Jonny Wilkinson treated students in Leicestershire to a once-in-a-lifetime sporting masterclass through the Sky Sports Living for Sport programme.
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2016 School Games Organiser Summit kicks off

2016 School Games Organiser Summit kicks off

452 School Games Organisers will gather for a conference in Telford to celebrate the School Games, which is now delivered in over 20,000 schools across the country.
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Youth Sport Trust to receive donations through fundraising drive with Savoo

Youth Sport Trust to receive donations through fundraising drive with Savoo

Youth Sport Trust has partnered with online fundraising platform; Savoo.co.uk, for a project that will see the charity receive donations through web searches and purchases made on discount vouchers.
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Parliamentary group examines the important role of PE

Parliamentary group examines the important role of PE

An All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on a Fit and Healthy Childhood has today released a new report which it has hailed as ‘the most comprehensive blueprint for PE for a generation.’
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Youth Sport Trust welcome Dell EMC as new partner

Youth Sport Trust welcome Dell EMC as new partner

The Youth Sport Trust has partnered with global technology company Dell EMC for a yearlong campaign that will see the tech giant become the charity’s first School Communications Partner.
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