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27 Jul 2021

The Olympic Games: how it inspires a new generation of participants and coaches

 “The important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win, but to take part; the important thing in life is not triumph, but the struggle.”  Those are the legendary words of Pierre de Coubert...

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13 Jul 2021

Ignite Sport UK and Sport in Mind partner to deliver free activity sessions

Adults experiencing mental health issues have been invited to attend free weekly sports-based activity sessions delivered by Ignite Sport UK in partnership with Sport in Mind.   Hosted at the Iff...

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7 Jul 2021

Summer Family Festival celebrates footballers' achievement

The achievements of Oxford City Football Club’s youth teams were celebrated on Sunday at a sun-kissed Summer Family Festival, hosted by Ignite Sport UK.   Hundreds of football-mad youngsters who ...

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7 Jun 2021

UK Coaching Week: the key qualities of a great coach

 Great coaches are playing an important role in the nation’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.   They transform lives, inspire communities through physical activity and offer support and ...

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1 Jun 2021

Top five reasons why you should hire an apprentice in 2021

Apprenticeships have served young people with a pathway to employment for centuries.   But it is only recently that the true value of a paid full-time vocational qualification has been recognised...

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28 May 2021

Schools' Football Week: how quality physical education helps shape youngsters' lives

This week marks Schools’ Football Week – a chance to celebrate the positive impact of the beautiful game in schools across the UK.   The initiative is led by the English Schools’ Football Associa...

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27 May 2021

JOB VACANCY: Holiday Camp & Community Event Coordinator

A great opportunity for an energetic and motivated individual with experience of running holiday camps and community events. Established in 1999, Ignite Sport UK's primary aim is to inspire people wit...

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21 May 2021

Outstanding leadership qualities earn Ignite Sport UK apprentice Abbie the captain's armband

Ignite Sport UK apprentice Abbie Thorne’s leadership qualities were recognised at the weekend when she captained Oxford City Women’s’ first team.   Abbie, who is completing a Level 2 Community Ac...

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14 May 2021

Supporting wellness through physical activity with Ignite Sport UK

There has never been a more important time to look after the mental and physical wellbeing of ourselves and those around us.   Mental Health Awareness Week provides the nation with an opportunity...

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