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Emma Wilson wins SportsAid’s One-to-Watch Award at the charity’s SportsBall in London

Emma Wilson wins SportsAid’s One-to-Watch Award at the charity’s SportsBall in London

Press Releases   •   Nov 05, 2015 23:00 GMT

A 16-year-old windsurfer from Christchurch in Dorset has beaten 1,200 of the UK's best young athletes from more than 60 sports to become SportsAid's One-to-Watch Award winner at the charity's SportsBall. The award was presented by Sir Steven Redgrave at a glittering ceremony in London in front of 650 SportsAid supporters. Former recipients include Tom Daley, Jodie Williams and Hollie Arnold.

SportsAid announces 2015 One-to-Watch Award shortlist

SportsAid announces 2015 One-to-Watch Award shortlist

Press Releases   •   Oct 20, 2015 11:35 BST

Ten of Britain's best young athletes have been shortlisted for SportsAid's prestigious One-to-Watch Award which has previously gone to diver Tom Daley, sprinter Jodie Williams, skeet shooter Amber Hill and gymnast Courtney Tulloch.

Broadcaster Hayley McQueen becomes SportsAid ambassador to help young athletes

Broadcaster Hayley McQueen becomes SportsAid ambassador to help young athletes

Press Releases   •   Oct 08, 2015 13:00 BST

​TV presenter Hayley McQueen is helping to uncover what it takes for young athletes to become Olympic or Paralympic hopefuls as a new ambassador for SportsAid.

Zhong An Holdings sponsors SportsAid’s SportsBall

Zhong An Holdings sponsors SportsAid’s SportsBall

Press Releases   •   Sep 16, 2015 11:15 BST

​SportsAid’s plans for a spectacular SportsBall in London on November 5 received a welcome boost today after it was confirmed that Zhong An Holdings will be a top-tier ‘Presenting Partner’ of the prestigious charity event.

Eversheds sponsors SportsBall for two more years

Eversheds sponsors SportsBall for two more years

Press Releases   •   Aug 20, 2015 13:45 BST

​Eversheds has confirmed another two years of sponsorship for SportsAid’s SportsBall as a top-tier ‘Presenting Partner’ of the prestigious charity event which supports the next generation of British athletes.

SportsAid releases final SportsBall tables

SportsAid releases final SportsBall tables

Press Releases   •   Aug 19, 2015 11:48 BST

With a new date and venue this year, SportsAid's SportsBall is proving more popular than ever as the charity gears up for its 40th anniversary in 2016 - with Gold and Black tables already sold out.

Young athletes boosted by new partnership between SportsAid and bounts

Young athletes boosted by new partnership between SportsAid and bounts

Press Releases   •   Aug 19, 2015 11:44 BST

A new partnership between SportsAid and bounts is funding two top young athletes a month to ensure they get the financial support they need. The first two athletes to benefit are tennis players Barney Fitzpatrick and Francesca Jones, both from Yorkshire.

Rugby World Cup winners inspire young athletes from Croydon and Twickenham

Rugby World Cup winners inspire young athletes from Croydon and Twickenham

Press Releases   •   Jul 03, 2015 15:00 BST

Stefan Amokwando from Croydon and Lola Anderson from Twickenham got to meet Rugby World Cup winners Maggie Alfonsi and Natasha Hunt last night after receiving cheques for £1000 to help them achieve their Olympic ambitions.

Sport England TASS needs your vote in the National Lottery Awards

Sport England TASS needs your vote in the National Lottery Awards

Press Releases   •   Jun 24, 2015 09:01 BST

Sport England TASS has been shortlisted ahead of more than 600 projects for this year's National Lottery Awards. Voting opens today and the project, which has helped thousands of aspiring athletes, needs your support to win. To vote, call 0844 836 9693 or visit www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/awards.

​Interview and photo opportunities with Laura Wright and Danny Crates before stage one of the Women’s Tour

​Interview and photo opportunities with Laura Wright and Danny Crates before stage one of the Women’s Tour

Press Releases   •   Jun 09, 2015 15:38 BST

On Wednesday 17 June, sporting soprano Laura Wright and Paralympic gold medallist Danny Crates will achieve something that is beyond the wildest dreams of even the most committed cyclists. They will cross the finish line of the Aviva Women’s Tour ahead of the world’s top riders - all for the charity SportsAid.

Aspiring athletes benefit from new partnership between SportsAid and CGI

Aspiring athletes benefit from new partnership between SportsAid and CGI

Press Releases   •   May 21, 2015 12:19 BST

​SportsAid has launched a new partnership with CGI to help young, talented athletes to achieve their sporting ambitions. The first nine athletes to benefit are from England, Scotland and Wales and compete in athletics, disability athletics, cycling, swimming, gymnastics and basketball.

Join the Olympic stars at next month's Sports Quiz

Join the Olympic stars at next month's Sports Quiz

Press Releases   •   May 20, 2015 11:01 BST

Olympic athletes Karen Pickering, Mohamed Sbihi and Steve Williams have all confirmed they will be at next month's Sports Quiz at Lord's Cricket Ground to support SportsAid. Tickets for this popular charity event are on sale now.

Eighty-six young athletes get SportsAid's support thanks to GLL Sport Foundation

Eighty-six young athletes get SportsAid's support thanks to GLL Sport Foundation

Press Releases   •   May 06, 2015 11:37 BST

The GLL Sport Foundation is increasing its support for SportsAid this year to help 86 of the UK’s brightest prospects in 39 sports. They include under-22 European champion wheelchair basketball player Jack Perry from Cambridge who says his travel costs would otherwise hold him back this year.

Join Laura Wright on the Women’s Tour this summer for SportsAid

Join Laura Wright on the Women’s Tour this summer for SportsAid

Press Releases   •   Apr 23, 2015 13:19 BST

Cycle the first stage of the Women’s Tour in Suffolk ahead of the world’s top cyclists before watching them complete the stage from the VIP area. In a team of eight plus award-winning soprano Laura Wright you will also be raising money for SportsAid.

Laura Wright becomes SportsAid’s latest ambassador

Laura Wright becomes SportsAid’s latest ambassador

Press Releases   •   Mar 17, 2015 11:39 GMT

​Soprano singer Laura Wright has today joined SportsAid’s growing list of celebrity supporters to encourage more people to support the next generation of British athletes.

​SportsAid chosen as 2015 BNY Mellon Boat Races charity partner

​SportsAid chosen as 2015 BNY Mellon Boat Races charity partner

Press Releases   •   Mar 04, 2015 15:34 GMT

New partnership will support 30 of Britain's Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls thanks to a £50,000 donation to SportsAid from BNY Mellon and Newton last night.

SportsAid teams up with The Realbuzz Group to help disabled athletes

SportsAid teams up with The Realbuzz Group to help disabled athletes

Press Releases   •   Feb 18, 2015 10:11 GMT

More disabled athletes will get the financial support they need thanks to a new partnership between SportsAid and The Realbuzz Group announced today.

Young athletes meet MPs to highlight the challenges they face

Young athletes meet MPs to highlight the challenges they face

Press Releases   •   Jan 30, 2015 16:50 GMT

Twenty-one Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls met MPs and sporting heroes at the House of Commons this week to highlight the huge financial challenges they face in their drive to reach the top of their sport.

Survey shows where you’ll find the next generation of champions and what drives them to succeed

Survey shows where you’ll find the next generation of champions and what drives them to succeed

Press Releases   •   Dec 18, 2014 16:03 GMT

SportsAid survey offers its most detailed insight yet into where you are likely to find the next generation of British sporting champions. Find out what drives them to train as hard as they do from such a young age.

Heptathlete Morgan Lake wins SportsAid’s One-to-Watch Award at the charity’s SportsBall in London

Heptathlete Morgan Lake wins SportsAid’s One-to-Watch Award at the charity’s SportsBall in London

Press Releases   •   Nov 28, 2014 09:13 GMT

Seventeen-year-old heptathlete Morgan Lake from Bagshot in Surrey was last night presented with SportsAid’s coveted One-to-Watch Award by England football manager Roy Hodgson at the charity’s SportsBall in London.