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.

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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Schools celebrate World Sport Day

Thousands of Get Set schools and local communities welcome the world to the London 2012 Games this summer by taking part in London 2012 World Sport Day.
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Prince Harry has encouraged more schools to sign up for the Sainsbury's School Games in an exclusive video message.

School Games President hopes London 2012 will inspire young people to get active.
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Girls in Scotland inspired to get active

Pentathlon star Maili Mackenzie inspires teenage girls to try out rugby, hockey, zumba and boxercise during the Bank of Scotland's National School Sport Week.
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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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