SUPPORT THE NEXT GENERATION

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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SportsAid Week 2017

A week of fun and fundraising to help the next generation of British athletes....get involved in SportsAid Week this September!

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Support The Next

Olympians and Paralympians are urging the British public to show their support for the country's future sports stars.

WHO WE ARE

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SPORTS

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

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ATHLETES

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

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

Latest news

The IAAF World Championships arrive as SportsAid athletes look to make their mark!
04 Aug 2017

The IAAF World Championships in London have finally arrived! 10 days of action will get underway this evening (4 August) as Great Britain look to recreate the track and field success enjoyed at the London 2012 Olympic Games. SportsAid will have a strong presence at the Championships with 46 members of the 86-strong team, including Mo Farah, Dina Asher-Smith and Eilidh Doyle, having received help from the charity.

Olympic hero Greg Rutherford ‘proud’ to become SportsAid Week ambassador
28 Jul 2017

Olympic gold and bronze medallist Greg Rutherford MBE has shown his support for the next generation of British athletes by signing up to become an official ambassador of SportsAid Week 2017. Long-jump legend Greg, who has unfortunately had to withdraw from the London 2017 IAAF World Championships next month due to injury, joins Ellie Simmonds OBE and Lutalo Muhammad MBE in giving his backing to this year’s initiative.

SportsAid’s Athlete of the Month – Shannon Hylton, 20, from Mottingham
27 Jul 2017

Shannon Hylton sent her twin sister Cheriece and close friend Dina Asher-Smith (and probably many more!) into tears after she stormed to the 200m title at the British Athletics Team Trials earlier this month. The stunning victory, in which she equalled her lifetime best of 22.94 seconds, saw her guarantee her place on the start line at the forthcoming London 2017 IAAF World Championships as she was crowned British champion.

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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Help young, unfunded athletes overcome their biggest barrier to success - donate to SportsAid today.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Aug 2017
Superhero Tri Dorney Lake Windsor Berkshire SL4 6QP

What is Superhero Tri? It’s big. It’s bold. It’s gutsy. It’s the UK’s one and only disability sport event for the everyday Superhero and their family and friends! We’re putting a call out to our very own community of Superheroes to join our teams for this fantastic fundraising event.

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Sep 2017
Great North Run Newcastle upon Tyne

Sign up now to secure of our 5 guaranteed SportsAid places in the 2017 Great North Run. This hugely popular event starts in Newcastle upon Tyne and leads you on a 13.1 mile course all the way from the iconic Tyne Bridge, right out towards the coast in South Shields. It is arguably the most iconic half marathons in the world and an event not to be missed!