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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.

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.

Swimmer Holly Hibbott from Southport receives £2,000 SportsAid Award from Elton John

Swimmer Holly Hibbott from Southport receives £2,000 SportsAid Award from Elton John

Press releases   •   Jul 04, 2014 16:42 BST

Concert inspired by London 2012 raises more than £300,000 to support aspiring British athletes hoping to compete at the Olympic or Paralympic Games. Holly becomes one of the first five SportsAid athletes to benefit from the fund after receiving a £2,000 cheque from Sir Elton John CBE at the event.

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British boxers raise £13,000 for SportsAid in thrilling 5-3 defeat to France

British boxers raise £13,000 for SportsAid in thrilling 5-3 defeat to France

News   •   Oct 07, 2014 12:08 BST

A charity boxing match for SportsAid backed by former Sports Minister Richard Caborn, Olympic boxing medallists Anthony Joshua, Luke Campbell and Richie Woodall plus Olympic taekwondo medallist Sarah Stevenson raised £13,000 last week.

Kare Adenegan selected for IWAS World Junior Games

Kare Adenegan selected for IWAS World Junior Games

News   •   Jul 16, 2014 11:07 BST

Thirteen-year-old Kare Adenegan from Coventry has topped an incredible debut year of wheelchair racing by being selected to represent Great Britain at the IWAS World Junior Games in Stoke Mandeville from August 3 to 8.

Aspiring Yorkshire athletes enjoy ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ experience with Royals at Grand Départ

Aspiring Yorkshire athletes enjoy ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ experience with Royals at Grand Départ

News   •   Jul 08, 2014 10:39 BST

Five SportsAid athletes from Yorkshire enjoyed a once-in-a-lifetime invitation from SportsAid's Patron the Duchess of Cambridge to join her at the finish line of the stage one of the Tour de France in Harrogate on Saturday.

Duchess of Cambridge meets SportsAid athletes at Grand Depart

Duchess of Cambridge meets SportsAid athletes at Grand Depart

News   •   Jul 05, 2014 08:54 BST

Javelin thrower Joe Dunderdale from Sheffield, cyclist Amelia Cass from Sheffield, cyclist Frazer Clacherty from Whitby, gymnast Loukas Jones from Leeds and skier Molly Summerhayes from Sheffield invited to join Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at finishing line of the Tour de France's Grand Depart in Harrogate today.

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Olympic champion boxer Luke Campbell

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Olympic champion boxer Luke Campbell at SportsAid's boxing night in Sheffield on October 2 (credit SportsAid)

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Abigail Stones has just become taekwondo junior world champion

Abigail Stones has just b...

SportsAid athlete Abigail Stones from Liverpool Taekwondo Academy has just become 42kg Junior World Champion. The 2014 Junior World Champ...

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