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.

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Virgin Money London Marathon 2019

SportsAid has places available for the Virgin Money London Marathon 2019. You can register your interest in running for the charity by completing an online application form.


#MyMiles With Khai Riley-La Borde

#MyMiles With is a series aimed at giving YOU an insight into the lives of the next generation of British sporting heroes. This time it’s the turn of Great Britain 110m hurdler Khai Riley-La Borde.




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



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



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SportsAid athletes return 10 medals from Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games
22 Oct 2018

SportsAid athletes made their mark for Team GB at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games as they returned 10 medals for their country. The British Olympic Association named a 43-strong contingent to compete in Argentina across 17 sports over 12 days of competition. This featured 21 current SportsAid beneficiaries, as well as 10 previous recipients of the charity’s support, as they demonstrated their exceptional talent.

Greg Rutherford presents SportsAid awards to athletes at Bucks Sporting Lunch Club
15 Oct 2018

Olympic gold and bronze medallist Greg Rutherford praised the attitudes of golfer Thalia Kirby and swimmer Ceara Barber as he headlined a recent Bucks SportsAid Lunch Club and presented them with financial awards from the charity. Thalia, 17, from Marlow in Buckinghamshire, and Ceara, 16, from Gerrards Cross, received £1,000 each to help them with their training and competition costs as they pursue their sporting ambitions.

GVC launches new SportsAid partnership to support Britain's sporting future
09 Oct 2018

GVC, the multinational sports-betting and gaming group, has yesterday (9 October) announced a new three-year partnership with SportsAid to support the next generation of British athletes. The collaboration forms part of a multi-million pound investment by GVC into grassroots, community and health through its CSR programme. A reception was held at the Houses of Parliament with opening remarks from Baroness Grey-Thompson.

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
SportsAid alumnus




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Mar 2019
SportsAid's #SupportTheNext Trophy - supported by Caesars SportsAid 21 Bloomsbury Street London WC1B 3HF

Here's your chance to experience the fast-paced and challenging nature of wheelchair basketball, one of the most popular Paralympic sports, at the Copper Box Arena!


Nov 2018
Bloomsbury Lunch Club BMA House Tavistock Square London WC1H 9JP

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 cycling.