SportsAid helps the next generation of British sports stars by giving them financial support and recognition during the critical early stages of their careers.
SportsAid Week is back for a third consecutive year in 2018! Lots of fun and fundraising to support the next generation of British sports stars from 24-30 September.
The SportsBall 2018 is already in the diary for Thursday 29 November at the Hurlingham Club in west London. Ticket details will be available soon so make sure to keep your eyes peeled!
The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games are fast approaching with hundreds of SportsAid athletes bidding to bring medals home. The Games will provide emerging talent with the chance to announce themselves on the international stage as they compete alongside well-established athletes from across the Commonwealth. Erin Wallace, Molly Kingsbury and Rhys Jones are just three of those hopefuls raring to go.
British ice dancer Lewis Gibson has just gained the perfect insight into what to expect from an Olympic Games as he bids to qualify for Beijing 2022 with skating partner Lilah Fear. The duo were selected by the BOA to travel to PyeongChang as part of its Ambition Programme. The trip allowed them to experience the Games from the inside as they watched action across a number of sport while also seeing the Olympic Village up close.
ParalympicsGB are heading to the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Paralympic Games looking to eclipse the six medals they won in Sochi. Reigning Paralympic champion and SportsAid alumna Kelly Gallagher is among a 17-strong squad targeting a minimum of seven podium finishes set by UK Sport. Seven previous SportsAid beneficiaries will be competing in South Korea including teenage para alpine skiers Millie Knight and Menna Fitzpatrick.
With the help of SportsAid, I did my thing. I didn’t come from a wealthy family, and there were times when I thought ‘I need a job’ but I stuck to my swimming. Thankfully it did pay off. It's about gambling and making sacrifices. I put a high risk in myself and invested the time in what was going to make the difference to my swimming.
Adam PeatySportsAid alumnus
Sign up now to secure one of our limited SportsAid places in the 2018 Vitality London 10,000. The Vitality London 10,000 is known as one of the best road races in the UK for its distance. The race starts on The Mall and the course takes in several famous landmarks and finishes in front of Buckingham Palace.
Take on one of the toughest and most rewarding fundraising challenges going. In 2018 join SportsAid's fundraising team at one of several Tough Mudder events around the UK.