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Kare announced as BBC Young Sports Personality

Kare Adenegan has been crowned the 2018 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year. The 17-year-old was presented with the award at the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards.
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Physical activity programme to plug social mobility gap

A programme has been launched in a bid to close the educational gap for the UK’s most disadvantaged children and help them to become school ready.
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YST welcomes Ofsted's plans for inspection refocus

Chief Executive of the Youth Sport Trust has responded to Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman’s statement on shifting the focus from exam results to a more rounded curriculum.
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Education Secretary makes drive for more competitive school sport

The charity said it is 'hugely encouraging' that the Secretary of State is so passionate about the importance of school sport.
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Charity champions top tips to support parents in sport

National children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust is one of many organisations that will be backing the NSPCC’s Parents in Sport Week between 1 and 7 October.
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Charity echoes MPs' calls to put a stop to childhood obesity

The Youth Sport Trust has responded to MPs' calls in the Times and Mail on Sunday to ensure that more is done to engage target groups and help put a stop to childhood obesity.
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New programme to ignite girls’ passion for fitness & Gaelic football

Teenage girls in Ireland are set to be inspired to participate in football through a new pilot programme which will help them to lead healthy, active lives and be fronted by Gaelic football stars.
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Youth Sport Trust response to UK Active’s Generation Inactive 2 report

Responding to UK Active’s Generation Inactive 2 report , Youth Sport Trust Chief Executive Ali Oliver said: “UK Active are absolutely right to be sounding a warning about the decline in physical activity among young people and its consequences. Today’s young people are among the least active ever, and their wellbeing is in desperate decline."
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Charity celebrates future sports stars following 2018 School Games

More than 1,000 talented young athletes who competed at the UK’s biggest youth multi-sports event could be propelled towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
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Dame Katherine Grainger discusses athlete wellbeing at School Games

As more than 1,000 athletes compete in the 2018 School Games, a springboard for future sports stars, Dame Katherine Grainger discusses why medals and success cannot come at the expense of athlete’s wellbeing.
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Teenagers’ fast footwork impress England Rose at 2018 School Games

As the charity delivers the School Games National Finals, the biggest multi-sport event for the nation’s most talented school aged athletes this weekend (30 August to 2 September) with funding from Sport England National Lottery, a targeted group of teenage girls have been inspired by thousands of aspiring athletes and England Rose Beth Cobden.
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2018 School Games National Finals gets underway

More than 1,000 school-age athletes will be taking part in the 2018 School Games National Finals which start today (Thursday 30 August) at Loughborough University.
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