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

PAUL NIHILL MBE'S INCREDIBLE LEGACY SEES FUNDS DONATED TO SPORTSAID
05 Mar 2021

Paul Nihill MBE, who sadly died in December, wasn’t short of legacies through his record-breaking and inspirational life. As the first British male track and field athlete to compete in four Olympic Games, Paul’s reputation as one of the all-time athletics greats was never mislaid. Determination and drive carried him a long way but, with an Olympic silver medal from Tokyo 1964 in his collection, the race-walker certainly had talent to go alongside ambition.

CASSIE-ANN PEMBERTON ON GETTING BACK TO THE TRACK AND MODELLING
03 Mar 2021

Cassie-Ann Pemberton has been busy building up her modelling portfolio during lockdown - but it's the young Birmingham sprinter's performances on the track which have garnered most of the attention in her short career so far. The 19-year-old - who works part-time for London-based agency W Model Management - stumbled across her talent for running aged 12, having attended an after-school athletics club.

SPORTSAID LAUNCHES PODCAST TO OFFER INSPIRATION TO NEXT GENERATION
16 Feb 2021

The SportsAid Vault Podcast, produced by Hogarth Worldwide and Gramercy Park Studios, is here to bring you insight and inspiration from the country’s most talented young athletes! Each month, a special guest will open up their own ‘personal vault’ as they reveal the secrets to their success and how their age-group level achievements led to them making their mark in the senior ranks.

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