Community News Articles

Join In announces Intersport partnership - 18 Sep 2014

London 2012 legacy charity, Join In, has announced a new partnership with sporting goods retailer, Intersport, to work across a number of projects with grass roots sports clubs and community sports groups across the UK. read more

Beyond Sport launches Faces of the Future search - 17 Sep 2014

With just over one month to go until the Beyond Sport Summit and Awards take place in Johannesburg, Beyond Sport has launched Faces of the Future – a new social media campaign that aims to celebrate some of the world’s most influential youth leaders within sport. read more

Man Utd to develop international talent - 16 Sep 2014

Manchester United have signed a new development partnership with the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan and telecoms firm Bakcell that will see the Premier League club help develop youth soccer in the country, introducing its Manchester United Soccer School brand in the Azeri capital, Baku. read more

First speakers announced for Beyond Sport '14 - 12 Sep 2014

Beyond Sport has announced the first phase of speakers set to attend the Beyond Sport Summit & Awards, taking place in Johannesburg from from 28th to 30th October. read more

Over 10,000 cyclists join Liverpool Sky Ride - 09 Sep 2014

10,000 cyclists of all ages and abilities joined defending Tour of Britain champion, Sir Bradley Wiggins and fellow Team Sky teammates Ben Swift and Ian Stannard, as well as Olympian Jess Varnish, at Liverpool’s first ever Sky Ride Big Bike Event on Sunday. read more

Vanarama gives thumbs up to non-league - 03 Sep 2014

New Confernence title sponsor, Vanarama, has joined forces with Non-League Day and Matt Le Tissier to launch a campaign that is bidding to break the attendance record at Vanarama Conference fixtures on 6th September (Non-League Day). read more

Beyond Sport Awards shortlist announced - 26 Aug 2014

Beyond Sport has announced the Official Shortlist for the Beyond Sport Awards 2014, supported by Comic Relief. The Shortlist, selected from over 350 entries and spanning more than 70 countries across the globe, represents the standout work being done to celebrate the use of sport for positive social change. read more

Prostate Cancer teams up with LMA - 21 Aug 2014

Prostate Cancer UK has become an Official Charity Partner of the League Managers Association (LMA) in 2014/15. Through the partnership the LMA membership will be encouraged to get behind the Men United v Prostate Cancer campaign including wearing the Man of Men pin badge on match days and play their part in supporting and promoting a range of ex… read more

Barclays marks new season with TVC - 13 Aug 2014

Barclays has launched a new television advert to mark the start of the 2014/15 Barclays Premier League season. The 60 second advert, called ‘picking ourselves up’, airs for the first time this weekend (16th August) on UK TV and digital channels. read more

Supporters Club launches Spurs project - 08 Aug 2014

Tottenham Hotspur Foundation has secured a substantial grant over a three-year period from a new partnership that will see BT Sport’s The Supporters Club match-fund club projects with the Premier League. read more

Olympic heroes launch Join In run - 07 Aug 2014

A decade on from winning Olympic gold, British relay legends Darren Campbell, Marlon Devonish, Mark Lewis-Francis and Jason Gardener were reunited to help launch the Join In Summer Relay, alongside volunteers at Battersea Summer Scheme, a multi-sport initiative for disadvantaged children in London before showcasing their skills on the track. read more

McDonald’s extends grassroots support - 05 Aug 2014

McDonald’s UK has renewed its partnership with the football associations that will see the global brand extend its commitment to improving the standard of grassroots football. read more

Man City Women FC links up with WSFF - 29 Jul 2014

Manchester City Women’s Football Club (MCWFC) and the Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation (WSFF) are launching the first stage of a new partnership aimed at getting more women and girls involved in sport. read more

Influential leaders go #BeyondTheGames - 21 Jul 2014

Paralympic legend Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, Glasgow 2014 CEO David Grevemberg, IOC Executive Board Member and WADA President Sir Craig Reedie, and former NBA star John Amaechi, and former Unicef President Lord Puttnam took to the stage at Beyond The Games, powered by Dell, on Monday - a groundbreaking international summit for social change t… read more

Council chief praises Man City community impact - 18 Jul 2014

Sir Howard Bernstein, Chief Executive of Manchester City Council, paid tribute to Manchester City Football Club's impact on the community at the International Sport Business Congress, in association with BT, held on Thursday in Liverpool. read more

Register for Beyond The Games today - 15 Jul 2014

A small number of places are still available for Beyond The Games, Powered by Dell - the full-day event being staged on Monday in Glasgow by international sport for social change organisation Beyond Sport, Glasgow 2014, the Scottish Government and Glasgow City Council. read more

British sport industry heads to Liverpool - 09 Jul 2014

Experts from London 2012, the NBA and the London School of Economics will gather in Liverpool for the International Festival for Business’s lead event on sport next week. read more

Icon to create look & feel of Beyond The Games - 08 Jul 2014

Beyond Sport has appointed ICON, the official Provider of Look, Wayfinding and Signage Services for this summer’s Commonwealth Games, to create the look and feel of Beyond The Games, powered by Dell – a full-day Summit staged two days before the opening ceremony of Glasgow 2014 dedicated to exploring sport’s role in social change. read more

Basketball Legend joins ISBC line up - 04 Jul 2014

The International Sport Business Congress, in association with BT, has netted another sporting great to join an exciting speaker line up for its two-day event this month - with psychologist, organisational consultant, high performance executive coach and basketball legend John Amaechi OBE to give a keynote discussing how sport can impa… read more

Lord’s Taverners & BT extend partnership - 03 Jul 2014

The Lord’s Taverners, a UK-based youth cricket and disability sports charity, has announced a renewal of its partnership with BT through until 2016. read more

Serge Betsen launches Rugby Bike Challenge - 01 Jul 2014

Former London Wasps and France flanker Serge Betsen is inviting visitors to the Tour de France Fan Park in Green Park, to take part in a unique bike challenge with professional rugby players, in a bid to raise funds for the Serge Betsen Academy, with the support of Velo-GoGo. read more

Last chance to enter Beyond Sport Awards - 26 Jun 2014

Today marks the last chance to enter the Beyond Sport Awards, held each year and open to any organisation, project, business that is using sport to trigger positive social change.  read more

Hoy joins Unicef for Glasgow 2014 opener - 26 Jun 2014

Multi-Olympic gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy and International singer Nicole Scherzinger are amongst the names set to appear in a global fundraising first at the Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony on 23rd July to help UNICEF change the lives of millions of children across the Commonwealth.  read more

Cricket community backs Cricket United - 20 Jun 2014

With just two months to go before the Kia Oval marks Cricket United Day, the charities set to benefit from the charity awareness and fundraising day – Lord’s Taverners, Chance to Shine and PCA Benevolent Fund – have announced plans that will see the 2014 event previewed live in a series of discussions on Sky Sports during the England v Sri Lanka… read more

Glasgow 2014 to go Beyond The Games - 17 Jun 2014

Glasgow 2014, the Scottish Government and Glasgow City Council will break new ground for a major sport event by hosting an international summit for social change through sport. The event will be staged in partnership with business - most notably Dell, the Official IT Hardware and Data Centre Supporter of Glasgow 2014 - and Beyond Sport, the lead… read more

Pompey calls on Fans to help develop club - 12 Jun 2014

Tens of thousands of Portsmouth fans are being asked to play a role in moving the community club forward as Pompey manager Andy Awford announced a campaign, backed by Gianluca Vialli, to raise funds to provide the Academy with two permanent pitches at the new training ground. read more

Try Outs underway to find RWC pack - 06 Jun 2014

England Rugby 2015, the organising committee for Rugby World Cup 2015, has unveiled the next phase of its volunteer programme, to find the 6,000 members of 'The Pack' who will welcome the world to England in 2015. read more

ITV & Join In team up for community sport - 03 Jun 2014

ITV and sports charity Join In are partnering together for the launch of a new ITV Local Heroes campaign to encourage volunteering in local sport, setting a target of generating interest in volunteering in community sport from a further 100,000 new volunteers. read more

Beyond Sport Awards open for entries - 30 May 2014

The annual global Beyond Sport Awards are now open for entries at their new look website. read more

Legends Rugby joins School of Hard Knocks - 29 May 2014

Legends Rugby has announced a new partnership with the School of Hard Knocks, a social inclusion charity that uses sport to tackle issues surrounding unemployment, antisocial behaviour, crime and health using its wide range of high profile individuals from within and outside of sport. read more

Commonwealth Games heads to UK’s young - 28 May 2014

A nationwide programme that helps bring the values of the Commonwealth Games to 14-25 year olds from disadvantaged areas was launched on Wednesday, in a new partnership between StreetGames and Spirit of 2012. read more

US & global sport ready to go Beyond Soccer - 23 May 2014

Some of the biggest names in global soccer will come together at one of the world’s most iconic sporting venues on June 10 to discuss the unique potential of ‘the beautiful game’ to create positive social change in the USA. read more

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