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.

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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Youth Sport Trust welcomes new report

Youth Sport Trust welcomes the launch of a new report from the Sport and Recreation Alliance which looks at the positive impact of sport and physical activity.
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Youth Sport Trust responds to 'Move it'

The Youth Sport Trust responds to the findings from a new report by the Young Foundation discussing participation rates in physical activity and sport.
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Bupa invests £1 million in school sport

On the day of the world’s largest half marathon, the Bupa Great North Run, Bupa has announced a £1 million investment in school sport over the next three years.
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