News

In this section you can find out about all of our latest news and our views and opinions on important developments and best practices in PE and school sport.

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As well as our news stories below, you can also check out our recent publications, including our Impact Report, and termly membership magazine Inspire.

John Steele comments on Olympic legacy

Youth Sport Trust Chief Executive Officer John Steele highlights the need to invest in young people if an Olympic legacy is to truly be delivered.
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Royal invite for School Games Medallists

Medallists from the Sainsbury’s 2012 School Games were invited by his Royal Highness Prince Harry to Clarence House to celebrate their achievements.
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Major conference showcases school sport

The Youth Sport Trust has showcased two of its cutting edge projects at the International Convention on Science, Educational and Medicine in Sport.
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Our golden girls light up the streets

Today Youth Sport Trust Ambassador Gail Emms joined 132 other Torchbearers as the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay made its journey from Luton to Oxford.
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Prime Minister sets out commitment to London 2012 Legacy

The Prime Minister today set out the Government's commitment to establishing a sustainable legacy from the Games and the overall benefit to the UK economy.
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New global education programme offers funding and CPD

This week saw the launch of the new Connecting Classrooms global education programme for schools.
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Schools celebrate World Sport Day

Thousands of Get Set schools and local communities welcome the world to the London 2012 Games this summer by taking part in London 2012 World Sport Day.
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Prince Harry has encouraged more schools to sign up for the Sainsbury's School Games in an exclusive video message.

School Games President hopes London 2012 will inspire young people to get active.
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Girls in Scotland inspired to get active

Pentathlon star Maili Mackenzie inspires teenage girls to try out rugby, hockey, zumba and boxercise during the Bank of Scotland's National School Sport Week.
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Pupils get a golden lesson in sprinting

Pupils from York prepare for Lloyds TSB National School Sport Week (25th- 29th June) by taking part in a sprinting masterclass with Olympian Jason Gardener.
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Scotland starts special week of sport

Thousands of young people in Scotland are gearing up for a special week of sport as Bank of Scotland National School Sport Week gets underway.
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Young Ambassador carries Olympic Torch

Gemma McAllister carried the Olympic Torch through Antrim after being selected by the Youth Sport Trust for her outstanding contribution as a Young Ambassador.
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