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 coach scoops prestigious award

Young coach scoops prestigious award

The Young Epilepsy Champion Awards recognises 17 year old Jenny Chapman, former National Young Coaches Academy graduate and her dedication to coaching swimming.
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Stars turn out for Easter party

Stars turn out for Easter party

The Youth Sport Trust and representatives from Willow Primary School in Berkshire have attended a star studded event today to celebrate the Health Lottery.
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Glasgow 2014 inspires young leaders

Glasgow 2014 inspires young leaders

Team Scotland athlete Alan Forsyth joined pupils at the University of the West of Scotland for the last of this year’s Lead 2014 conferences.
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Sir Steve Redgrave launches Matalan Sporting Communities

Sir Steve Redgrave launches Matalan Sporting Communities

Sir Steve Redgrave launches Matalan Sporting Communities and calls on teenagers to increase their participation in sport by joining community sports clubs.
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Major funding announced for school sport

Major funding announced for school sport

Prime Minister David Cameron has announced a renewed package of funding for PE and school sport.
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UK Student and Teacher of the Year announced

UK Student and Teacher of the Year announced

The UK's Sky Sports Living for Sport Student and Teacher of the Year 2012 have been announced in a sportstar-studded award ceremony at Sky Studios, London.
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Golf for all in the Wirral

Golf for all in the Wirral

Children from six Wirral special schools have been learning all about golf.
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The Springfields Academy impress Ofsted in 2013 report

The Springfields Academy impress Ofsted in 2013 report

The Springfields Academy, a Youth Sport Trust Gold Partner School, has become one of the first schools to achieve the highest accreditation of "outstanding".
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Young Ambassador Celebration Day awards

Young Ambassador Celebration Day awards

The Young Ambassador Celebration event culminated in an awards ceremony hosted by UK Steering Group and Jonathan Edwards.
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Young Ambassadors lead the legacy

Young Ambassadors lead the legacy

300 Young Ambassadors will attend a prestigious event at Wembley Stadium today to celebrate their commitment and achievement as young leaders and volunteers.
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Glasgow 2014 inspires next generation of Young Leaders across West Scotland

Glasgow 2014 inspires next generation of Young Leaders across West Scotland

Team Scotland hockey player Michael Bremner will today join pupils from across the West of Scotland at the University of Strathclyde for the first of this year's Lead 2014 conferences.
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International Inspiration: international development through sport

Lord Sebastian Coe is to chair international sports development charity International Inspiration, of which the Youth Sport Trust is a key partner.
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