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.

Pupils get a golden lesson in sprinting

Pupils from York prepare for Lloyds TSB National School Sport Week (25th- 29th June) by taking part in a sprinting masterclass with Olympian Jason Gardener.
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Scotland starts special week of sport

Thousands of young people in Scotland are gearing up for a special week of sport as Bank of Scotland National School Sport Week gets underway.
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Young Ambassador carries Olympic Torch

Gemma McAllister carried the Olympic Torch through Antrim after being selected by the Youth Sport Trust for her outstanding contribution as a Young Ambassador.
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Fears for future health of young people

Britain is missing the chance to develop young people through sport and to create a lasting legacy following the London 2012 Games says education expert.
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HRH becomes President of School Games

Prince Harry has become President of the Sainsbury’s School Games, a major multi-sport event for young people.
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School Games concludes in style

The Sainsbury’s 2012 School Games closes in spectacular fashion in the Olympic Park venues as athletics, cycling and swimming competitors descend on the Park.
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Let the Games begin

Hundreds of the UK's best school age athletes are gearing up to compete in the Sainsbury's 2012 School Games, a major multi-sport event for young people.
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Half of girls put off physical activity

A new report says that girls in the UK are not getting enough exercise and that schools hold the key to encouraging girls to get active.
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Stars back Sainsbury's 2012 School Games

Denise Lewis, Darren Campbell, Jason Gardener, Gail Emms and Ellie Simmonds are among the stars that will be supporting the Sainsbury’s 2012 School Games finals
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Sir Steve Redgrave joins school children

Sir Steve Redgrave joined children in Trafalgar Square to demonstrate non-traditional sports such as Jump Rope and Parkour, as part of Matalan Sporting Promise.
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Jason inspires at BBC School Report day

Today, Thursday 15th March 2012, pupils from all over the country had the chance to be a news reporter for the day as schools took part in an annual news day.
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'Volley & Values', a new resource by the Tennis Foundation and Lawn Tennis Association has been launched this week.

'Volley & Values', a new resource by the Tennis Foundation and Lawn Tennis Association has been launched this week.
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