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Sport England launches Backing The Best with SportsAid

Sport England launches Backing The Best with SportsAid

Press Releases   •   Nov 10, 2015 10:16 GMT

​Sport England has announced a ground-breaking new initiative with SportsAid today to help talented young athletes facing the greatest financial pressure.

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.