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Athlete Mentors prepare for Commonwealth Games

Athlete Mentors prepare for Commonwealth Games

Four Youth Sport Trust Athlete Mentors are gearing up for medal success as they prepare for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, which gets underway with the Opening Ceremony tonight.
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Disabled kids missing out on sport

Better quality physical education (PE) for young disabled students in mainstream schools is desperately needed, says London 2012 double Paralympic gold medallist, Hannah Cockroft.
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Ironman Tom gearing up for challenge

With less than 12 weeks to go until the first Challenge Weymouth Ironman triathlon, we are delighted to announce that double Olympian and world medallist Tom Solesbury is gearing up for the challenge.
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Disney and Change4Life join forces

Public Health England has launched a new Change4Life campaign in partnership with Disney to get children active this summer.
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New Coaching in Primary Schools Portal developed

Increase in primary PE specialists

The Government has today announced £360,000 extra funding to double the number of primary teachers with a particular specialism in PE, following a successful pilot teacher training programme in 2013.
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Give girls a voice or risk putting them off PE and sport for life, warns Youth Sport Trust

Schools risk putting girls off PE and sport for life if they don't give them a voice in how the subject should be delivered, Alison Oliver, Managing Director of the Youth Sport Trust, has warned.
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Youth Sport Trust to launch new survey into PE and school sport over concerns of a ‘postcode lottery’ of provision

To mark National School Sport Week, YST is to launch a new survey to investigate the quality and provision of PE and school sport, over concerns of a 'postcode lottery' of participation.
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Youth Sport Trust Strategic Plan Update

We are now one year into the life cycle of the Youth Sport Trust's Strategic Plan, which sets out our priorities from 2013-18.
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Youth Sport Trust supports outdoor sun safety campaign

A new sun protection initiative designed to support those working outdoors with children, has been launched by The Myfanwy Townsend Melanoma Research Fund.
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Sir Steve Redgrave kicks off Summer school visits for Sporting Promise

Olympic rowing legend, Sir Steve Redgrave, is visiting The Streetly Academy in Sutton Coldfield today, to kick off a series of school visits, celebrating the huge success of Sporting Promise.
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Youth Sport Trust Director joins SRA board

The Youth Sport Trust's Director of Policy and Communications, Phil Chamberlain, has been elected to join the board of directors at the Sport and Recreation Alliance (SRA).
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Runners raise over £20,000 for the Youth Sport Trust

Twelve dedicated Youth Sport Trust supporters took to the sunny streets of London on Sunday and joined thousands of others in the 34th annual Virgin Money London Marathon.
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