Press

This area is designed to give journalists access to our latest press releases and our media guidelines.
Press office

We can provide journalists with expert opinion on a range of issues around PE and school sport as well as expert spokespeople including our Chair Baroness Sue Campbell CBE, Chief Executive Ali Oliver and our Sporting Ambassadors.

Press office

Our media team is available seven days a week for comments, interviews, multimedia content and information. We work across the country and often have communications specialists on the ground as news breaks.

If you have an enquiry, please contact:

Isabel Dunmore
Media Relations Officer
isabel.dunmore@youthsporttrust.org
01509 226317 / 07825 065195

Simon Ward
Head of Corporate Communications
simon.ward@youthsporttrust.org
01509 226637 / 07825 065179

Note that the press office only deals with enquiries from the media. If you are not a member of the media, please use the public enquiries line: 01509 226600. Lines are open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

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Code of ethics and conduct

Click here to view our code of ethics and conduct, which includes guidance for press and media at our events.

Latest news

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

If you are looking for older news or press releases not available on our website, please email a member of the press office and we will be able to help further.

Youth Sport Trust supports young people to Get Set for Community Action

Youth Sport Trust supports young people to Get Set for Community Action

The Youth Sport Trust is proud to be a delivery partner for Get Set for Community Action.
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Ellie Downie wins Young Sports Personality of the Year

Ellie Downie wins Young Sports Personality of the Year

Gymnast Ellie Downie has won the 2015 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award - emerging victorious from a list of ten nominees that were selected via the Youth Sport Trust.
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Dina Asher-Smith kicks off Youth Sport Trust talent camp

Dina Asher-Smith kicks off Youth Sport Trust talent camp

Britain's fastest female sprinter in history, Dina Asher-Smith, opens the Youth Sport Trust's National Talent Camp for the most talented young athletes, coaches and sporting officials.
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New sports strategy welcomed by Youth Sport Trust

New sports strategy welcomed by Youth Sport Trust

The Youth Sport Trust today welcomes the Government's new strategy for sport that will aim to tackle head on the flatlining levels of sport participation and high levels of inactivity.
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The final three are revealed for BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 2015

The final three are revealed for BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 2015

The top three contenders for BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 2015 have been revealed.
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New report highlights the need to engage disabled people in sport at young age

New report highlights the need to engage disabled people in sport at young age

The Youth Sport Trust has backed new research, highlighting a need to engage disabled people in sport and physical activity at a young age.
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Shortlist announced for BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 2015

Shortlist announced for BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 2015

The BBC has announced the ten nominees for its Young Sports Personality of the Year 2015.
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London students meet tennis greats at the ATP World Tour

10 students from Rutlish School in South West London, joined a tennis masterclass at the O2 Arena with Andy Murray’s former coach Mark Petchey.
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Kimberly Wyatt joins Youth Sport Trust as ambassador

Kimberly Wyatt joins Youth Sport Trust as ambassador

2015 Masterchef Champion and former Pussycat Doll Kimberly Wyatt has today joined the Youth Sport Trust as a school sport ambassador.
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Thierry Henry Sky Sports Living for Sport

Sky Sports Living for Sport Student of the Year nominations now open

The Youth Sport Trust is urging schools to nominate a student for the Sky Sports Living for Sport 2014/15 Student of the Year Award.
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Introducing the Change4Life School Zone

Introducing the Change4Life School Zone

Change4Life has developed a new resource for primary teachers which provides curriculum-linked materials and inspiration to help teach children about healthy eating and being active.
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Sainsbury's Active Kids Paralympic Challenge

Daniel Sturridge and Jonnie Peacock launch Sainsbury's Active Kids Paralympic Challenge

Daniel Sturridge joined Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock in Liverpool to launch a new initiative to get more young people involved in inclusive sport and to raise awareness of Paralympic sport.
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