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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.

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.

Cyclist Fred Wright and sprinter Daryll Neita from London receive £2,000 SportsAid Awards from Elton John

Cyclist Fred Wright and sprinter Daryll Neita from London receive £2,000 SportsAid Awards from Elton John

Press Releases   •   Jul 02, 2014 10:38 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. Fred and Daryll are among the first five SportsAid athletes to benefit from the fund after receiving £2,000 cheques from Sir Elton John CBE at the event.

Sprinter James Arnott from Plymouth receives £2,000 SportsAid Award from Elton John

Sprinter James Arnott from Plymouth receives £2,000 SportsAid Award from Elton John

Press Releases   •   Jul 02, 2014 10:34 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. James 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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Olympic champions confirm their attendance at SportsAid’s Elton John concert this summer

Olympic champions confirm their attendance at SportsAid’s Elton John concert this summer

News   •   May 07, 2014 15:20 BST

Olympic gold medallists Anna Watkins, Dame Mary Peters, Duncan Goodhew, Heather Stanning, James Cracknell, Mark Hunter and Steve Williams and more will be attending SportsAid's Elton John concert on June 28. Tickets are still available from Ticketmaster for the event.

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Elton John thanks the crowd at a concert for SportsAid on 28 June 2014

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Elton John thanks the crowd at a concert for SportsAid at Stoke Park on 28 June 2014, where the charity raised more than £300,000 for the...

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SportsAid athletes with Olympian Keri-Anne Payne at Stoke Park on 28 June 2014

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Five SportsAid athletes receiving cheques from Elton John on 28 June 2014

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Elton John on stage at a concert for SportsAid on 28 June 2014

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SportsAid Elton John Concert Poster

SportsAid Elton John Concert Poster

Documents   •   Apr 07, 2014 13:41 BST

Sir Elton John CBE will be giving a live solo performance on 28 June 2014 at the historic Stoke Park in Buckinghamshire this summer to help young Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls who are striving to achieve their sporting ambitions.