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 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.

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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Baroness Campbell wins prestigious award

Baroness Sue Campbell, Chair of the Youth Sport Trust and UK Sport, has been given the 2012 Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award.
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RFU announces legacy plans

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) announces its participation legacy plans exactly three years to the day until the Rugby World Cup final 2015.
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Olympian inspires Reading pupils

Pupils from the John Madejski Academy's Sky Sports Living for Sport project are treated to a sporting masterclass with Olympic hockey star Alex Danson.
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Stars launch Young Ambassador conference

Shona Robison MSP, sportscotland and 2012 medallist Laura Bartlett encourage Scotland’s young people to follow the example of inspirational Young Ambassadors.
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Sainsbury’s 2013 School Games revealed

The Youth Sport Trust can reveal that the Sainsbury’s 2013 School Games finals are to take place between 12 and 15 September in the city of Sheffield.
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New partnership is announced

The Youth Sport Trust and the YMCA announce a new partnership that will further enhance both organisations’ reach and impact within schools and communities.
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