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  • Two Blondes Walking

    Fi Darby and Lucy Atkins, otherwise known as as the "Two Blondes Walking" tell about what inspires them to get active outdoors and how others can get involved.

    Published 11 August 2016, Industry
  • Women that climb

    As part of #WomenOutdoors Week we've caught up with two avid climbers and got their views on why more women should get involved in climbing and outdoor recreation.

    Published 11 August 2016, Industry
  • Lending a hand to handball

    London 2012 Olympian Holly Lam-Moores blogs about why she decided to get in to coaching and the value she's gained from it.

    Published 10 August 2016, Industry
  • Try Your 31 Kits On

    You may have seen on Twitter, James Allen our Policy Director declared he would aim to exercise or take part in a sport every day this month. Here, he explains the method behind the madness. 

    Published 04 August 2016, Industry
  • #TryYourKitOn at the Disability Sports Coach Summer Festival

    Hannah Dobbin, part of the Alliance's Policy team, blogs about her experience at a recent Disability Sports Coach drop-in session and how events like this inspire people to try their kit on and get active.

    Published 28 July 2016, Industry
  • Sports integrity: Is it time to end the war and bring everyone inside the tent?

    Amid the furore over the Russian doping scandal, Leigh Thompson, Policy Manager at the Alliance, blogs about the risks to the integrity of sport and how they could be managed better in future.

    Published 27 July 2016, Industry
  • Telling the London 2012 Legacy story for grassroots sport

    Emma Boggis, Chief Executive of the Sport and Recreation Alliance, blogs about the legacy of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games and how the Alliance is promoting its impact on the sector with its #TryYourKitOn campaign.

    Published 25 July 2016, Industry
  • Pokémon Go: encouraging people to get-up and go

    David Callan, Communications Manager at the Sport and Recreation Alliance, looks at whether apps like Pokémon Go encourage people to get active and how sport and recreation organisations might tap in to this market and approach.

    Published 22 July 2016, Industry
  • Partnerships are the key to getting the nation moving more

    Ahead of next week's launch of the Physical Activity and Health report, Emma Boggis, Chief Executive of Sport and Recreation Alliance and Steven Ward, Executive Director of ukactive, explain why partnerships are vital to getting the nation active and healthy.

    Published 30 June 2016, Industry
  • Impel, not propel

    As part of our series of articles related to National School Sport Week, John Driscoll, Executive Director sports coach UK, blogs about the important role coaches play in inspiring young people to want to take part in sport.

    Published 22 June 2016, Industry