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

#MYMILES WITH SUMMER SHAW....INSIGHT INTO JUDOKA STAR'S TRAINING WEEK
04 Jun 2021

So what’s it like being a SportsAid athlete? #MyMiles With is a series aimed at giving YOU an insight into the lives of the next generation of British sporting heroes, and encouraging you to keep them company by taking part in the #MyMiles Challenge during SportsAid Week. This time it’s the turn of Great Britain judoka Summer Shaw (pictured second left wearing gold medal and brown belt) to take you into her world.

ALEX YEE STARS AS LATEST GUEST ON THE SPORTSAID VAULT PODCAST
02 Jun 2021

Great Britain triathlete Alex Yee is the latest guest to join us on the SportsAid Vault Podcast as he shares stories and insights from his career so far! The podcast, produced by Hogarth Worldwide and Gramercy Park Studios, is primarily targeted at SportsAid athletes, as well as their parents and guardians, but is also a highly informative and entertaining listen for all of the charity’s commercial partners, supporters and fundraisers.

ENTAIN ANNOUNCES CLASS OF 2021 ATHLETES TO RECEIVE SPORTSAID AWARDS
01 Jun 2021

Entain, the leading global sports betting and gaming entertainment group, is supporting 50 of the most talented young British athletes through its continued partnership with SportsAid - now entering its third year. The collaboration forms a keystone in the Entain Foundation’s Pitching In investment programme which is supporting and promoting grassroots initiatives at a time when sporting organisations continue to face unprecedented challenges.

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