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

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Two years of Uniting the Movement

26 January 2023

How we’re working with our partners to help everyone play sport and take part in physical activity.

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Active Lives Children and Young People

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Children’s activity levels recover to pre-pandemic levels

08 December 2022

Our latest Active Lives Children and Young People Survey reveals strong growth, particularly for teenage girls, within the past year - showing that efforts to help children get active again are working.

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Expert opinion

Connecting through sport and physical activity

26 December 2022

Help for Heroes' Sarah Hackett talks about the benefits keeping active offers to those struggling with mental and physical conditions and how they can help service men and women on their way to recovery.

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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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