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.

Sky Sports Living for Sport launches in Ireland

Sky Sports Living for Sport launches in Ireland with Katie Taylor

Sky Sports Living for Sport launches in Ireland and and announces Katie Taylor as official Ambassador.
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Committee shines spotlight on PE and school sport

Committee shines spotlight on PE and school sport

PE and school sport topped the political agenda again as Baroness Sue Campbell, Chair of the Youth Sport Trust, appeared before the Education Select Committee.
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5-year plan announced by Youth Sport Trust

5-year plan announced by Youth Sport Trust

The Youth Sport Trust has today revealed details of its direction and priorities for the next 5 years with the publication of a new Strategic Plan.
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Olympian opens winning school’s athletics track

Olympian opens winning school’s athletics track

300 pupils from Great Baddow High School in Chelmsford will welcome Olympic gold medallist, Jason Gardener, today after the school won a visit from the star.
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Olympian kicks off school competition in St Albans

Olympian kicks off school competition in St Albans

Pupils from St Bernadette Catholic Primary School show off their talent to an Olympic champion at their Sainsbury’s School Games competition.
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Olympic star visits Oakbank school

Olympic star visits Oakbank school

Olympic gold medallist, Jason Gardener, inspired over 200 pupils from Oakbank Secondary School in Keighley, after the school won a visit from the athlete.
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Lead your generation Torch Relay kicks off at St Luke’s

Lead your generation Torch Relay kicks off at St Luke’s

Schools around the country are reigniting the inspiration of London 2012 by taking part in the Youth Sport Trust’s Lead your generation Torch Relay.
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'Big Swing’ in Dorset tees up a generation of new golfers

'Big Swing’ in Dorset tees up a generation of new golfers

The ‘Big Swing’ in Dorset has introduced more than 420 boys and girls to golf and trained 66 teenagers as young leaders to support future golf events.
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Schools celebrate opportunities in watersports

Schools celebrate opportunities in watersports

Nine schools celebrate launch of Watersports Hub Schools at the National Watersports Centre in Nottingham, attended by new Chair of British Rowing.
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2013 Employability through Sport Report

2013 Employability through Sport Report

Laureus Sport for Good Foundation - call for proposals for 2013 Employability through Sport Report.
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David Beckham joins Sky Sports Living for Sport

David Beckham joins Sky Sports Living for Sport

David Beckham is joining Sky as an ambassador and will play a leading role to support grassroots sport and encourage participation across Britain and Ireland.
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Young womens footballer celebrates with double grant success

Young womens footballer celebrates with double grant success

19 year old, Alex Greenwood from Liverpool has received two grants; one from the ICAP Beckwith Scholarship and the other from Stylist magazine's Fair Game Award.
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