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.

Young people get chance to race in Olympic Stadium

Young people get chance to race in Olympic Stadium

Young people from across the UK will have the once in a lifetime opportunity to race in the Olympic Stadium, just one year on from London 2012.
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Sir Steve Redgrave visit delights pupils

Sir Steve Redgrave visit delights pupils

Sir Steve Redgrave spoke about the importance of exercise and sports participation and took part in a range of activities with school pupils.
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Baroness Campbell wins Arthur Bell Trophy

Baroness Campbell wins Arthur Bell Trophy

Youth Sport Trust Chair Baroness Sue Campbell has been awarded the Sport and Recreation Alliance's prestigious Arthur Bell Trophy.
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Mo Farah Foundation launches Water Relay Challenge

Mo Farah Foundation launches Water Relay Challenge

The Mo Farah Foundation is to launch the 'Water Relay Challenge' to all schools nationwide, in partnership with Youth Sport Trust and Sport Impact.
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Athletes all set for School Games festivals

Athletes all set for School Games festivals

Young people from across Greater Manchester and Sussex will have the opportunity to show off their talents at Sainsbury's School Games festivals.
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Schools compete for sporting glory in Nottinghamshire

Schools compete for sporting glory in Nottinghamshire

Young people from Nottinghamshire are getting the opportunity to show off their sporting talents as they compete in a Sainsbury’s School Games Festival.
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Lead your generation summits kick off

Lead your generation summits kick off

Young people will be showcasing how they have been delivering a Olympic and Paralympic legacy in their schools at three Lead your generation summits.
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New guidance on primary funding

New guidance on primary funding

The Department for Education has issued further guidance for schools on the delivery of PE and school sport through the primary school sport funding.
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Student encourages young girls across Slough to get active

Student encourages young girls across Slough to get active

200 young girls from Slough will take part in a girls’ sports day at Slough & Eton Church of England College organised by 18 year old Fadumo Olow.
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Big events nationwide as NSSW continues

Big events nationwide as NSSW continues

The excitement of Lloyds TSB National School Sport Week showed no signs of slowing down with events up and down the country.
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Show your support for Glasgow 2018 bid

Show your support for Glasgow 2018 bid

You can show your support for Glasgow's bid to host the 2018 Youth Olympic Games by voting for the city on an Inside the Games poll that runs until 2 July.
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Gardener re-lives past glories as NSSW hits Cardiff

Gardener re-lives past glories as NSSW hits Cardiff

Olympic gold medallist Jason Gardener returned to the scene of his famous British indoor record for Lloyds TSB National School Sport Week.
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