Backing The Best athletes benefit from Olympic and World Cup winning advice

26 Jun 2017

Young talented athletes supported by the ground-breaking Backing The Best programme received expert insight and guidance from double OIympic champion Rebecca Adlington, Rugby World Cup winner Maggie Alphonsi and Team GB canoe slalom legend Richard Hounslow at a workshop last month focusing on equipping them with new skills for their future careers in sport. Backing The Best is managed by SportsAid for Sport England.

SportsAid athletes set for the big stage as World Para Athletics Championships near

08 Jun 2017

There will be a strong SportsAid presence at next month’s World Para Athletics Championships in London with 37 members of the 51-strong team having received support from the charity during their careers. Sprint sensations Richard Whitehead and Jonnie Peacock are among the vast SportsAid alumni set for action at the London Stadium as they get ready to return to the scene of their first Paralympic successes five years ago.