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Sported launch 2020-21 Strategy

  This year will mark the 12th anniversary of Sported.   Over those 12 years we’ve seen real progress in the acceptance of the transformative power of sport, but there are increasing challenges facing by young people and communities:   – Poverty – 4.1 million children now live in poverty, and life expectancy between the […]

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Sported - In sport, we trust research

Grassroots sport clubs key to bridging UK trust divide

Sported publishes ‘In sport, we trust’ report   Grassroots sport clubs have a pivotal role in building the bonds of trust which integrates communities and improves the life chances of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, new research by Sport for Development charity Sported has revealed.   Sported’s ‘In sport, we trust’ research has uncovered a […]

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VBVA Winners 2019

VBVA 2019 shortlist announced!

To mark Volunteers’ Week, it gives us great pleasure to announce that the following Sported volunteers have been selected as the Regional, National and Volunteer Services winners for the Vanessa Brown Volunteer Awards 2019 (VBVAs).   • Richard Derrick (East of England) • Maggie Pankhurst (East Midlands) • Claire Wright (London) • Colin Mitchell (North […]

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Nicola Walker appointed Sported CEO

Nicola Walker named new Sported CEO

Founder Sir Keith Mills steps-down as Chair after 10 years at the helm   Sport for Development charity Sported is delighted to announce the appointment of Nicola Walker as its new Chief Executive. She takes over from Chris Grant who stepped down last year.   Walker brings a strong commercial focus having spent most of […]

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