THERE WILL ALWAYS BE A NEXT GENERATION

SportsAid is a charity which enriches the lives of talented young athletes by recognising and nurturing their abilities through and beyond sport.  

WHO WE HELP
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BRINGING YOU CLOSER TO THE ATHLETES

We are helping the country’s most talented young athletes to fulfil their potential with financial support, recognition and personal development opportunities. They are local heroes, living on your doorstep, with inspirational stories of dedication, commitment and sacrifice!

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START MAKING A DIFFERENCE TODAY

The athletes we support will spend over £7,000 each year in meeting the costs of their sport with their family. Without the charity's backing, many of these young prospects would face a tough decision on whether to continue training and competing. You can help them on their journey!

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 talented young athletes across the country every year.

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PARTNERS

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

Latest news

GEORGIA HOLT: "I'M A BABY IN THE SPORT - I'LL BE WATCHING TOKYO VERY CLOSELY"
22 Apr 2021

Jason Kenny watching Georgia Holt break down on the Manchester velodrome rollers first started the Melton Mowbray star’s British Cycling journey. But now ‘comeback queen’ Georgia is relishing absorbing the six-time Olympic champion’s ‘poetic’ insight and wants to follow in his glittering Games footsteps. Georgia, who is studying at Manchester Metropolitan University, now trains alongside the Team GB great but will never forget her first experience of meeting him.

ROSS DAVIDSON ON WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL, MIXING MUSIC AND CAMPER VANS
20 Apr 2021

Ross Davidson says combining wheelchair basketball, DJing and weightlifting with a dollop of entrepreneurial dash is the perfect recipe to propel him to the Commonwealth Games. Ross, 27, is one of Northern Ireland’s brightest wheelchair basketball talents and is currently living in the Steel City where he plays for the Sheffield Steelers. Lockdown brought about a drastic change in his schedule but versatile Ross has continued to put in the hard yards.

FELIX KWOK ON SEEKING A SCHOLARSHIP STATESIDE AND SHORTER EVENTS IN ROWING
16 Apr 2021

Felix Kwok is swapping boardrooms for boats and hopes securing a scholarship at Harvard can propel him to success both on and off the water. Hampstead’s Felix, 18, is the first-team rowing captain at St Paul’s School and also previously scooped men’s eight junior gold for Great Britain at the Coupe de la Jeunesse in Italy. And his rowing brawn is also supplemented by no shortage of brainpower with Felix studying for his A-Levels in and starting up a new business venture.

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 Peaty
Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth gold medallist