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.
News

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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.

13 Youth Sport Trust Mentors get set for Rio 2016

13 Olympians and Paralympians, who work as Athlete Mentors for the Youth Sport Trust, are making final preparations to their game ahead of the global multi-sports competition which gets underway on 5 August.
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Rannoch Womens Challenge

YST crew break two world records on epic rowing challenge

The first ever female crew to row West to East, have returned from a heroic challenge which saw them row across the Atlantic and smash two world records, whilst raising funds for YST International.
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First details of 2016 School Games in Loughborough revealed

First details of 2016 School Games in Loughborough revealed

The first details of the 2016 School Games National Finals – a major multi-sport event for elite young athletes - that will take place at Loughborough University from 1-4 September are revealed.
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Fundraising week launched to get kids active

Fundraising week launched to get kids active

Active Inspiration Week took place from 11 to 17 July with clubs up and down the country raising money to help get children active.
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Jessica Ennis-Hill surprises Chris Badger with award

Jessica Ennis-Hill surprises Chris Badger with award

In the run up to the Rio Olympics, Jessica Ennis-Hill was among elite athletes who gave surprise presentations to winners of the Sky Sports Living for Sports Awards.
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Sue Campbell to receive honorary degree

Baroness Sue Campbell, Chair of the Youth Sport Trust, is to receive an honorary degree from Nottingham Trent University today for her services to sport.
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New campaign encourages more disabled people to be active

As the nation gets set to embrace a summer of sport, a campaign to encourage and support disabled people, along with their friends and family, to become more active launches today.
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Inclusive Futures

Students join forces with Paralympians to encourage volunteering

With the Paralympics around the corner, the Youth Sport Trust is leading a fresh community drive to encourage more disabled young people into volunteering as part of Inclusive Futures.
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Nottingham Girls' Academy wins award for MyPB

Nottingham Girls' Academy wins award for MyPB

The Youth Sport Trust would like to congratulate Nottingham Girls’ Academy from the Greenwood Academies Trust for winning the Department for Education’s 2016 Character Award for the East Midlands.
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Just 1 Project aims to raise £500,000 for five charities using social media

The Youth Sport Trust is one of five charities set to benefit from the Just 1 Project - which could change forever how we donate to charities and the way in which they fundraise.
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What's happening in the Summer Term 2016?

Shape the future of PE and school sport with our national survey

We are committed to building a brighter future for all children and young people and as part of our mission to achieve this there are a number of important dates and activities over the coming months.
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Positive impact of sport and physical activity in schools

Positive impact of sport and physical activity in schools is highlighted in the British Journal of Sports Medicine

The far reaching positive impact of sport and physical activity in schools and during young people’s leisure time has been clearly outlined in a consensus statement published in the BJSM.
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