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Sport stars inspire Young Ambassadors to spread Olympic Word in York

Sport stars inspire Young Ambassadors to spread Olympic Word in York

Seven Olympic and Paralympic sports champions, including British triathlete and Beijing Olympian, Will Clarke, made their way to York yesterday, along with the Olympic Torch, to the Young Ambassador conference at York Race Course.
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Sky Sports Living for Sport announces 2011/12 Athlete Mentor line-up

Sky Sports Living for Sport announces 2011/12 Athlete Mentor line-up

Sporting stars are to join Olympic sprint legend Darren Campbell's team of Athlete Mentors as they visit schools in across the UK to help improve the lives of thousands of young people on behalf of Sky Sports Living for Sport during the new academic year.
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Prime Minister urges schools to beat Bolt to Olympic track

Prime Minister urges schools to beat Bolt to Olympic track

Prime Minister David Cameron has urged schools across the country to follow the lead of those in Thurrock, Essex, and sign up to the School Games.
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Funding announced for school cycle training places

Funding announced for school cycle training places

Transport Minister Norman Baker has announced that £2,083,976 has been allocated to 206 schools across England to fund over 50,000 Bikeability cycle training places this year.
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Recognition Award winners announced at School Sport Conference

Recognition Award winners announced at School Sport Conference

Winners of the Recognition Awards, presented by Youth Sport Trust's programme partners, were announced at this year's School Sport Conference.
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Olympians to star at School Sport Conference

Olympians to star at School Sport Conference

Jonathan Edwards, Denise Lewis and Chris Holmes are among the stars turning out for the Youth Sport Trust's School Sport Conference.
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People’s Health Trust announces new funding

People’s Health Trust announces new funding

The People's Health Trust, the independent charity responsible for deciding where and how £50 million of good causes money raised through the new Health Lottery is spent.
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2012 School Games details unveiled

2012 School Games details unveiled

Sue Campbell, joined Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, Jeremy Hunt and Lord Coe today at the Aquatics Centre to announce details of the 2012 School Games national event, taking place in the Olympic Park next year.
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Katherine Grainger inspires Scotland’s young stars to spread Olympic word

Katherine Grainger inspires Scotland’s young stars to spread Olympic word

Over 80 young people will come together to work with former Olympic and Paralympic athletes for the Youth Sport Trust Young Ambassador programme presented by adidas.
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Sainsbury's UK School Games 2011 set to be the most inclusive Games ever

Sainsbury's UK School Games 2011 set to be the most inclusive Games ever

The Sainsbury's UK School Games 2011, this year hosted by Sheffield from the 1st - 4th September, is set to be bigger than ever before and will be the most inclusive in the history of the competition.
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Countdown to 2012 Paralympics

Countdown to 2012 Paralympics

This Bank Holiday Monday marks a year until the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
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Youth Sport Trust welcomes new Ofsted report

Youth Sport Trust welcomes new Ofsted report

The Youth Sport Trust is today welcoming the findings of a new Ofsted report that highlights the impact that School Sport Partnerships [SSPs] have had in using sport to engage pupils across the curriculum.
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