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.

Craig Heap remembers Young Ambassador

Mentor and Commonwealth Gymnast, Craig Heap, remembers Alex Williams, ahead of his Great North Run for the Meningitis Trust in memory of the Young Ambassador.
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Young Ambassador makes Paralympic debut

Young Ambassador, 18 year old Rhys Jones, gears up to compete at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, in the T37 200m sprint at Stratford’s famous Olympic Stadium.
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Paralympics can change perceptions

In the final countdown to the Paralympic Games, Marc Woods, Paralympic gold medallist, talks to us about his hopes on the future of inclusive sport.
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Paralympics should inspire young people

While the world watches the Paralympics in admiration, it is also an opportunity for young disabled people to be inspired by the achievements they will witness.
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Our statement on primary school sport

Baroness Sue Campbell, Chair of the Youth Sport Trust, responds to Prime Minister David Cameron's announcement on primary school sport provision.
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London 2012 legacy debate continues

As the Olympic Games continue to captivate the nation the debate is continuing on how to maximise the legacy of the Games once the Olympics are over.
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John Steele comments on Olympic legacy

Youth Sport Trust Chief Executive Officer John Steele highlights the need to invest in young people if an Olympic legacy is to truly be delivered.
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Royal invite for School Games Medallists

Medallists from the Sainsbury’s 2012 School Games were invited by his Royal Highness Prince Harry to Clarence House to celebrate their achievements.
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Major conference showcases school sport

The Youth Sport Trust has showcased two of its cutting edge projects at the International Convention on Science, Educational and Medicine in Sport.
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Our golden girls light up the streets

Today Youth Sport Trust Ambassador Gail Emms joined 132 other Torchbearers as the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay made its journey from Luton to Oxford.
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Prime Minister sets out commitment to London 2012 Legacy

The Prime Minister today set out the Government's commitment to establishing a sustainable legacy from the Games and the overall benefit to the UK economy.
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New global education programme offers funding and CPD

This week saw the launch of the new Connecting Classrooms global education programme for schools.
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