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How will you Support The Next?

How will you Support The Next?

News   •   Nov 06, 2015 14:47 GMT

​Olympic and Paralympic heroes Tom Daley, Katherine Grainger, Rebecca Adlington, Sarah Storey, Ellie Simmonds and Ade Adepitan are urging the British public and businesses across the country to show their support for the future of British sport in SportsAid’s new Support the Next film.

Sports stars inspire winners of tomorrow at MyLotto24 workshop with SportsAid

Sports stars inspire winners of tomorrow at MyLotto24 workshop with SportsAid

News   •   Sep 30, 2015 16:43 BST

Paralympic legend Tanni Grey-Thompson and Olympic diver Leon Taylor joined 20 of ​Britain's brightest sporting prospects at the Oval this week for a SportsAid workshop to help them on the journey to success.

Swinton swimming star Katie Matts 'training hard' after breakthrough year

Swinton swimming star Katie Matts 'training hard' after breakthrough year

News   •   Sep 16, 2015 18:01 BST

​SportsAid's athlete of the month Katie Matts, 17 from Swinton, thinks this could be her breakthrough year after surprising everyone in August by winning two bronze medals at the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.

Moe Sbihi braced for ‘cut-throat’ Rio qualifier on Sunday

Moe Sbihi braced for ‘cut-throat’ Rio qualifier on Sunday

News   •   Sep 04, 2015 15:25 BST

​Olympic rower Moe Sbihi admits the pressure will be on as he lines up against the world’s best crews in the world championship final on Sunday.

SportsAid supporters treated to ‘epic’ wheelchair basketball tournament at Copper Box

SportsAid supporters treated to ‘epic’ wheelchair basketball tournament at Copper Box

News   •   Jun 18, 2015 13:29 BST

​Six teams of SportsAid supporters gathered at London’s Copper Box this month for a wheelchair basketball tournament hosted by British Wheelchair Basketball and Paralympians Ann Wild and Ade Adepitan.

Laura Wright and Danny Crates complete first stage of Women’s Tour for SportsAid

Laura Wright and Danny Crates complete first stage of Women’s Tour for SportsAid

News   •   Jun 18, 2015 13:16 BST

​Soprano Laura Wright and former Paralympic champion Danny Crates yesterday completed the 68-mile first stage of the Women’s Tour as part of an ten-strong team of SportsAid fundraisers.

Freestyle skier Lloyd Wallace named as SportsAid's athlete of the month

Freestyle skier Lloyd Wallace named as SportsAid's athlete of the month

News   •   Mar 16, 2015 12:04 GMT

Freestyle skier Lloyd Wallace, 20 from Shaftesbury in Wiltshire, has today been named as SportsAid's athlete of the month after winning Britain's first ever gold medal at the Europa Cup on Sunday just two weeks after landing Britain's best result at the World Cup in two decades. Read SportsAid's interview with him here.

Lloyd Wallace wins GB’s first gold medal at the Europa Cup

Lloyd Wallace wins GB’s first gold medal at the Europa Cup

News   •   Mar 16, 2015 11:38 GMT

Aerial skier Lloyd Wallace, 20 from Shaftesbury in Wiltshire, won Britain's first gold medal of the Europa Cup yesterday with victory in Switzerland - just two weeks after landing the best World Cup finish by a British athlete in two decades. This week he has been named as SportsAid's athlete of the month.

Skeleton athlete Laura Deas speaks to SportsAid ahead of next week's world championships in Germany

Skeleton athlete Laura Deas speaks to SportsAid ahead of next week's world championships in Germany

News   •   Feb 19, 2015 14:35 GMT

Laura Deas was today named in the British team for next week's skeleton world championships so SportsAid caught up with her to talk about her selection and the support she's had from the charity in recent years.

Skeleton athlete David Swift speaks to SportsAid ahead of next week's world championships in Germany

Skeleton athlete David Swift speaks to SportsAid ahead of next week's world championships in Germany

News   •   Feb 19, 2015 14:35 GMT

Skeleton athlete David Swift was today named in the British team for next week's world championships so SportsAid caught up with him to talk about his selection and the support he's had from the charity in recent years.

Goalball player Dan Roper from Hereford named as SportsAid's athlete of the month

Goalball player Dan Roper from Hereford named as SportsAid's athlete of the month

News   •   Feb 18, 2015 10:51 GMT

Goalball player Dan Roper, 24 from Hereford, scored the winning goal in extra time at the recent European championships to give Great Britain the gold medal and earn the team a promotion to the next international division. He has today been named as SportsAid's athlete of the month.

SportsAid supported Matthew Gibson makes track cycling world championship team

SportsAid supported Matthew Gibson makes track cycling world championship team

News   •   Feb 10, 2015 11:43 GMT

Just weeks after winning a bronze medal on his World Cup debut, 2014 SportsAid recipient Matthew Gibson, 18 from Lymm in Cheshire, has been named as one of nine SportsAid athletes who will compete for Great Britain at this month’s track cycling world championships which get underway in Paris on February 18.

Elise Christie wins two European titles in the Netherlands to become overall European champion

Elise Christie wins two European titles in the Netherlands to become overall European champion

News   •   Jan 27, 2015 10:30 GMT

​SportsAid athlete Elise Christie (TASS alumna) won two gold medals at the ISU European Short Track Championships on January 24 to claim the European titles over 500m and 1,500m.

Join our SportsAid RideLondon team now to save 25%!

Join our SportsAid RideLondon team now to save 25%!

News   •   Jan 21, 2015 11:06 GMT

​SportsAid is offering 25% off the registration fee for its 2015 RideLondon Surrey 100 team until 1 March 2015 with a special early booking offer. Join our team!

Bobsleigh athlete Adam Hames is named SportsAid January athlete of the month

Bobsleigh athlete Adam Hames is named SportsAid January athlete of the month

News   •   Jan 21, 2015 10:36 GMT

​Adam Hames has been named SportsAid's January athlete of the month. He only did his first bobsleigh run at Bath University last summer but just six months later, at the sport’s inaugural mononbob event in Lillehammer, the 15-year-old from Loughborough won his first international medal.

Nine SportsAid athletes up for BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year Award

Nine SportsAid athletes up for BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year Award

News   •   Dec 09, 2014 16:37 GMT

​Later this week the winner of the BBC’s Young Sports Personality of the Year Award will be announced at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow where nine SportsAid athletes will be eagerly awaiting the result.

David Faulkner joins SportsAid as trustee

David Faulkner joins SportsAid as trustee

News   •   Nov 19, 2014 12:24 GMT

SportsAid is pleased to announce today that former Olympic champion hockey player David Faulkner has joined the charity’s board of trustees.

Double World Champion Emma Wilson selected as SportsAid's November athlete of the month

Double World Champion Emma Wilson selected as SportsAid's November athlete of the month

News   •   Nov 19, 2014 11:30 GMT

It is a remarkable fact in itself that 15-year-old Emma Wilson won windsurfing’s under-17 and under-19 world championship titles in the US in October but when you consider that she did so as one of the event’s youngest competitors, her achievement seems truly exceptional.

Sports Night with Olympic stars raises more than £100,000 for SportsAid

Sports Night with Olympic stars raises more than £100,000 for SportsAid

News   •   Nov 11, 2014 12:58 GMT

​Sir Matthew Pinsent, Christine Ohuruogu MBE, Mark Hunter MBE, Heather Stanning MBE and Leon Taylor joined 450 guests for SportsAid's Sports Night in London on November 6 where more than £100,000 was raised to help young sports people across the UK.

Courtney Tulloch helps Britain to its best-ever world championship finish

Courtney Tulloch helps Britain to its best-ever world championship finish

News   •   Oct 08, 2014 15:51 BST

SportsAid's 'One-to-Watch' 2012, Courtney Tulloch from Romford in Kent, has just helped Great Britain to its best-ever finish at a world gymnastics championships. Back in 2012 he received the award from teammates Kristian Thomas and Max Whitlock who ompeted alongside him at the championships.