Press

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

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 Neil Davidson 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.

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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World class athletes inspire primary children

More than 4,300 primary school children have had the chance to try out a range of different sports this academic year, through Sky Sports Living for Sport Live events.
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National School Sport Week is here!

Schools across the country are celebrating the Youth Sport Trust’s National School Sport Week this week (20 - 24 June).
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Event celebrates PE2020 partnership

Event celebrates PE2020 partnership

School leaders from across Northamptonshire have gathered at the House of Lords today to raise awareness of the Youth Sport Trust’s PE2020 Active Healthy Minds programme.
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Crew set off on epic challenge

Rowing crew set off on epic challenge

An all female crew has set off on an epic challenge to row across the Atlantic in a bid to break three world records, while raising valuable funds for Youth Sport Trust International.
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