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Report warns of physical inactivity ‘epidemic’

The Youth Sport Trust today welcomes a report warning that over half of all adults are failing to exercise for the recommended 2.5 hours a week.
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Youth Sport Trust wins Sports Technology Award

The Youth Sport Trust is delighted to have picked up a top honour at the Sports Technology Awards in central London.
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Celebration time for Young Ambassadors

Over 300 of the best Young Ambassadors from across the country will descend on Wembley Stadium today for the second Young Ambassador Celebration Day.
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Funding boost for Project Ability

The Department for Education has announced £300,000 of additional funding for Project Ability, a programme designed to increase opportunities for young disabled people.
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Major improvements to school sport have transformed children’s attitudes towards being active

Over half of parents have confessed to lying to avoid PE when at school, whilst children today enjoy it far more, a new survey from the Youth Sport Trust and Bupa has found.
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Baroness Sue Campbell reflects on International Women's Day

Youth Sport Trust Chair Baroness Sue Campbell speaks about International Women's Day, and the work the Youth Sport Trust does to inspire girls.
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Sir Steve Redgrave and Maggie Alphonsi urge kids to get more involved in sport

Sir Steve Redgrave visited the Southfields Academy to celebrate the huge success of the Sporting Promise programme, an initiative encouraging young people to take part in PE and school sport.
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New award announced for Sporting Promise

Sporting Promise, which is supported by Matalan and Sporting Pro, and delivered by the Youth Sport Trust, is celebrating the great work going on in schools to increase PE and sport opportunities.
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Youth Sport Trust welcomes huge funding boost to primary school sport which can 'transform PE'

Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to announce the Government is to commit funding for its Primary PE and Sport Premium to 2020, with £750m to be invested over the course of the next parliament.
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Funding for Young Ambassadors programme extended

The Youth Sport Trust is delighted to learn that the Department for Education is to extend its funding for the Trust's Young Ambassador programme for a further year.
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Schools play key role in tackling 'crisis of inactivity'

Schools must grasp the wider academic and health benefits of PE and sport if they are to help tackle a crisis of inactivity amongst young people, Baroness Sue Campbell has warned.
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Youth Sport Trust and Openreach in new partnership

The Youth Sport Trust is delighted to announced that it will be working with Openreach on a new partnership which will increase volunteering and fundraising opportunities in PE and sport.
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