Sported Chief Executive, Nicola Walker has signed an open letter to Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, urging him to restate the Government’s commitment to encouraging daily exercise for physical and mental wellbeing. This initiative has been led by Dr Sarah Metcalfe from the University of Durham following her report: Lockdown, Girls and Being Active: A […]
Project 51, funded by Comic Relief, and delivered by Sported and Women in Sport, aims to help girls in the most socially deprived areas of the UK fulfil their potential and use sport to overcome the impact of negative gender stereotypes. It aims to tackle these stereotypes at the grassroots by helping community groups to […]
During this difficult time our top priority remains the health, safety and well-being of our staff, members, volunteers and the communities in which we work. We understand that Coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing significant disruption and challenges so we have created the Community Pulse to be a constant line of communication between Sported and […]
TSB launch new partnership with Sported to help local community sport groups. More than half of people who attend local community sport groups are concerned their group will shut down. A quarter of people say their local community sport group has already had to close. New research from TSB reveals […]
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 […]
Sported is delighted to announce the first 12 volunteer mentors to be nominated for the inaugural Vanessa Brown Volunteer Award. The award was launched this year to celebrate the life of Vanessa Brown – a much loved Sported staff member and friend – who sadly passed away a year ago today. Vanessa enjoyed […]
London 2012 Olympic medallist and Sported ambassador, Dan Purvis, took time out of his busy training schedule for the upcoming Commonwealth Games earlier this month to pay a visit to a local Sported project, Cast North West in Tarleton, Preston.