SportsAid helps the next generation of British sports stars by giving them financial support and recognition during the critical early stages of their careers.
Rifle shooter Katie Gleeson is used to taking aim and hitting targets. With the Rio 2016 Olympic Games all done and dusted, the attention has already turned to Tokyo in four years time with Katie looking to be in the mix to represent Team GB. Katie receives support through the Backing The Best programme launched by Sport England with SportsAid.
The Nottingham Building Society has launched a special savings account to raise money for sports stars of the future as charity marks its 40th anniversary in 2016. The new SportsAid Regular Saver account pays 3% to customers and for every £1 the customer saves 0.25% goes to SportsAid to support young talented athletes.
Craving milk and racking up a hefty Amazon bill are just some of the unexpected side effects of being a double Paralympic gold medallist. SportsAid alumna Georgie Hermitage won T37 100m and 400m gold in Rio, but is now settling in to life back in Alton and not even thinking about heading back to training….yet.
SportsAid's support meant so much to me and I’ll always be very grateful for what they’ve done.
Victoria PendletonSportsAid alumna
Meet the stars of British sport and pledge your support to the champions of tomorrow. Join SportsAid at the SportsBall in London for an inspirational evening of sports entertainment.
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 Pat Rafter and Tim Henman headline the season-finale to the ATP Champions Tour.