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Huge Christmas legacy boost for hundreds of local sports clubs

350 local community sports groups are celebrating today after being offered a total of £17.4 million in Olympic legacy funding from Sport England’s Inspired Facilities Fund. The fund is part of the £135 million Places People Play National Lottery-funded legacy … Continue reading

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Sir Steve Redgrave sees Sport Makers in action

Five-time Olympic Gold medallist, Sir Steve Redgrave has seen first hand how a new batch of sporting heroes are helping get more people active. Making a special visit to Middlesex University and Brunel University, Sir Steve met some of the … Continue reading

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Young people urged to get out and give sport a go

Sport England has launched a £32 million Lottery programme to get 300,000 young people playing sport. Hundreds of thousands of teenagers and young adults are set to benefit from a new sports programme that aims to fulfil the legacy promise made … Continue reading

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