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Our latest announcements and opinion from colleagues and contributors on all things sport and physical activity.

Women and girls

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Celebrating and being inspired by the women around me

08 March 2023

To mark International Women’s Day, our marketing director and other members of our Women’s Network share their personal accounts of getting active and tackling their own enjoyment gap.

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New funding to help keep leisure centres with pools afloat

15 March 2023

£63 million is being made available to help these vital community resources through the financial pressures they face.

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Expert opinion

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Maintaining an active life as we get older

15 March 2023

Our national partnerships lead for health and inactivity, Andy Coley-Maud, discusses the learning resources developed with our Active Ageing Fund partners and how they might help you adapt sport and physical activity offers to meet people's needs, interests and motivations as they get older.

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Seen elsewhere

Calling all men: this is what we can do to help women feel safe exercising in the dark

Our chair Chris Boardman tells the Guardian newspaper why we have to break the cycle of misogyny that makes women feel at risk as This Girl Can’s guide sets out steps you can take to help.

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"It's been a wonderful year, but we must champion change in 2023."

Our chief executive Tim Hollingsworth writes in The Telegraph about the sporting year of 2022, but why we continue to strive for change in the sport and physical activity sector.

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More girls playing football is hard-won progress – but there is still a long way to go

Baroness Sue Campbell writes in The Guardian about why children must have a voice and a choice about sport - "it’s the key to helping more children enjoy sport and physical activity".

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