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.

John Steele: A year to remember

John Steele reflects on a year to remember and looks forward to 2013 and the priorities for school sport.
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Josef Craig wins young sports award

15-year-old swimmer, Josef Craig, is named BBC Young Sports Personality of theYear after becoming the youngest Paralympic gold medallist at London 2012.
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Jessica Ennis inspires young people

Sky today announced that Olympic Gold Medallist Jessica Ennis has become an Ambassador of Sky Sports Living for Sport.
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Young Sports award top three revealed

The three contenders for the prestigious Young Sports Personality of the Year award have been announced from an original shortlist of 10 young athletes.
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Gail Emms inspires Nuneaton pupils

Olympic silver badminton medallist, Gail Emms, treats Nuneaton pupils to a badminton masterclass after Higham Lane School school won a visit from the star.
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Join Phil Packer for last leg of BRIT2012 Challenge

Phil Packer completes the final leg of his BRIT2012 Challenge to walk 2012 miles across the UK.
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Youth Sport Trust legacy launches at global conference

Youth Sport Trust unveils a major strand of their Olympic and Paralympic legacy work titled Lead your generation at the global sports conference Doha Goals.
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Young Sports award shortlist unveiled

The ten contenders shortlisted for the prestigious BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 2012 award have now been announced.
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Investment in sport for disabled people

Sport England has announced 44 projects that will benefit from £10.2 million of National Lottery funding from their Inclusive Sport fund.
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Excitement builds for Sports Fest

More than 20 Paralympians are set to attend the first ever ParalympicsGB Sports Fest which is taking place on December 3 and 4.
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Young people first to use 'smurf turf'

Hockey competitors at the Sainsbury's 2013 School Games will be the first to compete on the famous blue and pink hockey pitch used in the London 2012 Games.
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Youth Sport Trust awarded special cheque

London 2012 bronze medallist, Alex Danson, gratefully receives a donation from Richard and Judi Mills on behalf of the Youth Sport Trust.
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