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.

London 2012’s International Inspiration programme launches in Ghana

London 2012’s International Inspiration programme launches in Ghana

Ghana has become the latest country to benefit from International Inspiration, the ground-breaking international legacy programme of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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Jonathan Edwards and Stef Reid inspire Young Ambassadors at Twickenham Stadium

Jonathan Edwards and Stef Reid inspire Young Ambassadors at Twickenham Stadium

Former Olympic triple jumper, Jonathan Edwards and 2008 Beijing Paralympic Bronze medallist, Stef Reid, made their way to London today, along with the Olympic Torch, to open the Young Ambassador Conference at Twickenham Stadium.
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Sport stars inspire Young Ambassadors to spread Olympic Word in York

Sport stars inspire Young Ambassadors to spread Olympic Word in York

Seven Olympic and Paralympic sports champions, including British triathlete and Beijing Olympian, Will Clarke, made their way to York yesterday, along with the Olympic Torch, to the Young Ambassador conference at York Race Course.
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Sky Sports Living for Sport announces 2011/12 Athlete Mentor line-up

Sky Sports Living for Sport announces 2011/12 Athlete Mentor line-up

Sporting stars are to join Olympic sprint legend Darren Campbell's team of Athlete Mentors as they visit schools in across the UK to help improve the lives of thousands of young people on behalf of Sky Sports Living for Sport during the new academic year.
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Prime Minister urges schools to beat Bolt to Olympic track

Prime Minister urges schools to beat Bolt to Olympic track

Prime Minister David Cameron has urged schools across the country to follow the lead of those in Thurrock, Essex, and sign up to the School Games.
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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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