SportsAid helps the most promising young British athletes by providing them with financial support, recognition and personal development opportunities during the critical early stages of their careers.
SportsAid has a limited number of places available for the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100. You can secure a spot through the charity by paying a £50 fee and committing to raise £400.
SportsAid Week is returning in 2019 for a fourth consecutive year! Monday 23 September to Sunday 29 September are the confirmed dates. What will you do to support the next?
Susannah Gill and Laura Wright will be using the inspiration they’ve gained from meeting Great Britain’s brightest young sporting prospects to drive them through the #MyMiles Challenge this September. The Challenge, which celebrates the commitment, dedication and sacrifice of talented young athletes, who cover around 40 miles in training every week, is encouraging fundraisers to undertake physical activity throughout the month.
Great Britain track and field stars Laviai and Lina Nielsen have revealed how inspirational words from Olympic gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill had a positive impact on their athletic development during their school years. The twins, 23, idolised Jessica as teenagers and began to embrace growing stronger and more muscular bodies to support their sporting endeavours after the heptathlete had shared her own experiences in a media interview.
Taekwondo star Aaliyah Powell made history at the Manchester Arena recently as she became Great Britain’s youngest ever senior World Championship medallist. The 16-year-old was making her -53kg debut and claimed a bronze medal after beating Greece’s Christianna Tyrologou and Morocco’s Oumaima El Bouchiti before eventually suffering defeat at the hands of Russia’s Tatiana Kudashova.
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
The Bloomsbury Lunch Club is a great opportunity to meet other sport-loving business people. Every Bloomsbury Lunch Club features one of the sports that SportsAid supports and this time, it's modern pentathlon.
The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 follows the route of London 2012's Olympic road race through closed streets of London and the green hills of Surrey.