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Inspiring Volunteer Award 2017

Celebrating Volunteers’ Week

It’s Volunteers’ Week and we’re delighted to extend our congratulations to  Neil Rutherford, who has been recognised by Volunteer Edinburgh for his five years’ service to Sported in Scotland. Neil has worked tirelessly with numerous community sports groups, using his knowledge and experience to make them more sustainable.   “The mentor role is a great one, […]

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London Marathon Events launches The Big Half

New event for London that is ‘truly global yet uniquely local’   Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, says “It has the potential to become one of the most remarkable days in our sporting calendar”   London Marathon Events today announced plans for The Big Half, a unique new annual mass participation event, which will take […]

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Sported and Women in Sport publish Engage-HER case study

As part of the ‘Women & Girls: Active, Fit and Sporty’ programme, Sported in partnership with Women in Sport and with the support of Sport Northern Ireland and the Department for Communities, launched ‘Engage-HER’.   The five month pilot programme saw local community groups receive tailored insight, training and operational support to strengthen their understanding […]

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Sported announces new insurance partnership with Miller

Sported is pleased to announce it is partnering with Miller Insurance Services LLP who will be providing  Sported members with access to specialist insurance advice and cover.   The partnership will give Sported’s membership network of over 3,000 community sport and youth groups the opportunity to benefit from competitive and bespoke insurance policies, in addition to […]

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Sported appoints Tom Burstow as Deputy Chief Executive

Sported is delighted to announce the appointment of former Unicef UK’s Head of Sport, Tom Burstow, in the newly created post of Deputy Chief Executive.   Working alongside Sported’s Chief Executive, Chris Grant, Tom’s portfolio of responsibilities will include managing strategic external relationships and leading on income generation.   As Head of Sport at Unicef […]

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