SportsAid helps the next generation of British sports stars by giving them financial support and recognition during the critical early stages of their careers.

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Rio 2016

The Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympic Games have arrived! More than 400 SportsAid athletes will be representing Great Britain.


SportsAid Week

SportsAid Week Champions Ellie Simmonds and Louis Smith want you to join them by taking part in the charity's brand new initiative!




SportsAid supports athletes from over 60 sports - most of which are Olympic and Paralympic disciplines.



SportsAid helps more than a thousand young talented athletes across the country every year.



SportsAid's partners include local businesses, global brands and charitable trusts.

Latest news

Featured fundraisers - Teachers and pupils combine at Hounsdown School to raise money ahead of SportsAid Week
30 Aug 2016

Schools, colleges and universities are being encouraged to help the next generation of British sports stars by raising funds during the inaugural SportsAid Week in September. Hounsdown School has already made a big contribution by dedicating its annual charity week to SportsAid towards the end of last term.

Double Olympic champion Heather Stanning and British sporting legends lined up for SportsAid's 40th anniversary SportsBall
29 Aug 2016

Double Olympic gold medallist Heather Stanning and a host of British sporting legends will be attending SportsAid’s 40th anniversary SportsBall on Thursday 24 November to help the charity celebrate four decades of supporting talented young athletes from across the country during the critical early stages of their careers.

Gail Emms preparing for Swim Serpentine as she takes on second SportsAid fundraiser
27 Aug 2016

Olympic silver medallist Gail Emms is swapping her badminton racket for a pair of goggles and a wetsuit as she takes part in the first Swim Serpentine to help raise money to support the next generation of British athletes. It’s the second challenge event Gail is undertaking this year to help SportsAid celebrate its 40th anniversary.

SportsAid's support meant so much to me and I’ll always be very grateful for what they’ve done.

Victoria Pendleton
SportsAid alumna




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Sep 2016
NEW: Swim Serpentine The Serpentine Hyde Park London W2 2UH

Swim Serpentine is a exciting new open water swimming festival taking part in central London and organised by the London Marathon events. Held in the beautiful Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park, participants are challenged to take on a one mile open water swim in the same lake that hosted the London 2012 open water swimming competition.


Dec 2016
Champions Tennis Royal Albert Hall

SportsAid is excited to announce it has been confirmed as the official charity partner of this year’s Champions Tennis at the Royal Albert Hall. The event, taking place from 30 November to 4 December, will help SportsAid bring to a close its 40th anniversary celebrations as tennis legends John McEnroe and Pat Rafter headline the season-finale to the ATP Champions Tour.