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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.

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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.

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SportsAid fundraiser John Smit talks about his journey training for the 2014 London Marathon

SportsAid fundraiser John Smit talks about his journey training for the 2014 London Marathon

Blog posts   •   Mar 19, 2014 11:25 GMT

One of SportsAid's 2014 marathon runners John Smit talks about his journey training for his first London Marathon and his 'I will' pledge to raise money to support young British athletes who aspire to be the next big thing.

SportsAid alumnus Danny Crates shares some final words of wisdom in his latest marathon blog

SportsAid alumnus Danny Crates shares some final words of wisdom in his latest marathon blog

Blog posts   •   Mar 19, 2014 10:01 GMT

The captain of our London Marathon team is Paralympic champion Danny Crates who is taking the event on for the third time this year to raise money for the charity. His latest blog gives some wise words of advice to his fellow 26.2-milers.

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BMX cyclist Ross Cullen shortlisted for SportsAid's One-to-Watch Award

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BMX cyclist Ross Cullen, 14 from Preston, is one of just ten up-and-coming British athletes chosen from more than 1200 of the UK's bright...

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Footballer Leah Williamson shortlisted for SportsAid's One-to-Watch Award

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Footballer Leah Williamson, 18 from Milton Keynes, is one of just ten up-and-coming British athletes chosen from more than 1200 of the UK...

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Swimmer Layla Black shortlisted for SportsAid's One-to-Watch Award

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Swimmer Layla Black, 15 from Leeds, is one of just ten up-and-coming British athletes chosen from more than 1200 of the UK's brightest pr...

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400m runner Laviai Nielsen shortlisted for SportsAid's One-to-Watch Award

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400m runner Laviai Nielsen, 19 from London, is one of just ten up-and-coming British athletes chosen from more than 1200 of the UK's brig...

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Backing The Best

Backing The Best

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

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Support The Next

Support The Next

What does it take to become one of Britain's next Olympic and Paralympic heroes? Top athletes who have been helped by SportsAid team up w...

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Thirty SportsAid athletes receive vital funding from BNY Mellon and Newton

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BNY Mellon and Newton are helping 30 of Britain's most talented athletes this year after choosing SportsAid as the official charity for t...

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SportsAid's SportsBall 2013 with the Duchess of Cambridge

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At her first SportsBall since becoming SportsAid's patron, Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge met SportsAid athletes and support...

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SportsAid Athlete Survey 2014 - Summary Report

SportsAid’s annual athlete survey, now in its eighth year, has given its most detailed insight yet into where you are likely to find the next generation of British sporting champions and what drives them to train as hard as they do from such a young age.

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.