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.

Funding announced for school cycle training places

Funding announced for school cycle training places

Transport Minister Norman Baker has announced that £2,083,976 has been allocated to 206 schools across England to fund over 50,000 Bikeability cycle training places this year.
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Recognition Award winners announced at School Sport Conference

Recognition Award winners announced at School Sport Conference

Winners of the Recognition Awards, presented by Youth Sport Trust's programme partners, were announced at this year's School Sport Conference.
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Olympians to star at School Sport Conference

Olympians to star at School Sport Conference

Jonathan Edwards, Denise Lewis and Chris Holmes are among the stars turning out for the Youth Sport Trust's School Sport Conference.
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People’s Health Trust announces new funding

People’s Health Trust announces new funding

The People's Health Trust, the independent charity responsible for deciding where and how £50 million of good causes money raised through the new Health Lottery is spent.
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2012 School Games details unveiled

2012 School Games details unveiled

Sue Campbell, joined Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, Jeremy Hunt and Lord Coe today at the Aquatics Centre to announce details of the 2012 School Games national event, taking place in the Olympic Park next year.
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Katherine Grainger inspires Scotland’s young stars to spread Olympic word

Katherine Grainger inspires Scotland’s young stars to spread Olympic word

Over 80 young people will come together to work with former Olympic and Paralympic athletes for the Youth Sport Trust Young Ambassador programme presented by adidas.
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Sainsbury's UK School Games 2011 set to be the most inclusive Games ever

Sainsbury's UK School Games 2011 set to be the most inclusive Games ever

The Sainsbury's UK School Games 2011, this year hosted by Sheffield from the 1st - 4th September, is set to be bigger than ever before and will be the most inclusive in the history of the competition.
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Countdown to 2012 Paralympics

Countdown to 2012 Paralympics

This Bank Holiday Monday marks a year until the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
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Youth Sport Trust welcomes new Ofsted report

Youth Sport Trust welcomes new Ofsted report

The Youth Sport Trust is today welcoming the findings of a new Ofsted report that highlights the impact that School Sport Partnerships [SSPs] have had in using sport to engage pupils across the curriculum.
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Sir Chris Hoy and Jonathan Edwards launch Lloyds TSB National School Sport Week

Sir Chris Hoy and Jonathan Edwards launch Lloyds TSB National School Sport Week

The London 2012 Olympic Games arrived early at Southfields Community College in London today as school children enjoyed a morning to remember to celebrate the start of this year's Lloyds TSB National School Sport Week.
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1 in 4 British parents worried their children aren’t active enough

1 in 4 British parents worried their children aren’t active enough

New research released today reveals that one in four (25%) British parents and guardians are worried that their child isn't active enough.
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London 2012 can inspire more girls to take up sport

London 2012 can inspire more girls to take up sport

Olympic badminton star Gail Emms is calling on schools to use London 2012 as a catalyst for getting more girls involved in PE and sport.
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