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Paralympian Ade Adepitan calls for inclusive school sport for all

Paralympic athlete and TV personality Ade Adepitan has been unveiled as the ambassador for the new multi sport wheelchair from Youth Sport Direct.
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Kare announced as BBC Young Sports Personality

Kare Adenegan has been crowned the 2018 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year. The 17-year-old was presented with the award at the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards.
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Physical activity programme to plug social mobility gap

A programme has been launched in a bid to close the educational gap for the UK’s most disadvantaged children and help them to become school ready.
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YST welcomes Ofsted's plans for inspection refocus

Chief Executive of the Youth Sport Trust has responded to Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman’s statement on shifting the focus from exam results to a more rounded curriculum.
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Education Secretary makes drive for more competitive school sport

The charity said it is 'hugely encouraging' that the Secretary of State is so passionate about the importance of school sport.
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Charity echoes MPs' calls to put a stop to childhood obesity

The Youth Sport Trust has responded to MPs' calls in the Times and Mail on Sunday to ensure that more is done to engage target groups and help put a stop to childhood obesity.
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Charity champions top tips to support parents in sport

National children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust is one of many organisations that will be backing the NSPCC’s Parents in Sport Week between 1 and 7 October.
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New programme to ignite girls’ passion for fitness & Gaelic football

Teenage girls in Ireland are set to be inspired to participate in football through a new pilot programme which will help them to lead healthy, active lives and be fronted by Gaelic football stars.
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Youth Sport Trust response to UK Active’s Generation Inactive 2 report

Responding to UK Active’s Generation Inactive 2 report , Youth Sport Trust Chief Executive Ali Oliver said: “UK Active are absolutely right to be sounding a warning about the decline in physical activity among young people and its consequences. Today’s young people are among the least active ever, and their wellbeing is in desperate decline."
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