We’re taking you back to the summer of 2021 when a history maker was born; the moment British No 1 Emma Raducanu experienced what can only be described as a fairy tale ending to a scintillating season. A moment that will never be forgotten, a moment she shared with an entire nation, a moment that united a nation, and now, Raducanu wants to share this remarkable moment with you.Continue Reading
Front page of Barbados Advocate: Sport for Life (Barbados) receives donation from British High Commission’.
Monday 14 March marked Commonwealth Day throughout the 54 member organisations, with celebrations taking place throughout the world.
At the Kensington Oval cricket ground in Barbados, the Captains of the England and West Indies cricket teams joined British High Commissioner Scott Furssedonn-Wood in making a donation to Sport for Life (Barbados). Based at the Oval, Sport for Life (Barbados) was founded as the Legacy Programme to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 and offers support in academic subjects and IT and life skills, together with cricket coaching to school kids who are in need of an extra boost…
Black Country Consortium joined SLF to support a multisport coaching series for 14-19 year olds at Shireland Collegiate Academy. More than…Continue Reading
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement of measures to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the UK, Sport Legacy Foundation has withdrawn its sports and mentoring programme Sport for Life International from schools in Birmingham from 20th March. We wish everyone the best in this time of national change and send all the students, their families, the teachers andContinue Reading
Several UK prep schools touring to Barbados in March 2020 have cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis. They were due to visit Sport for Life Barbados at Kensington Oval before Easter. Many have said that they hope to tour in October when it is hoped that the current situation will have improved. Schools raise valuable funds for SFL Barbados’ cricketContinue Reading
Sport Legacy Foundation has been awarded a grant by National Express Foundation FNX to enable its delivery programme Sport for Life International to coach tennis and football to 15-18 year olds at five secondary schools in east Birmingham from October 2019. More than 100 students are currently enjoying hourly after-school clubs each week until July 2020 with equipment supplied underContinue Reading
Chair of Trustees Lord Newby hosted a dinner at the House of Lords at the end of June to honour England cricketer Moeen Ali and confirm the Foundation’s commitment to planning his legacy programme in Birmingham. Guests joined from the Football Association, Lawn Tennis Association, National Asian Cricket Council and Central England Co-operative as well as financial sector and lawContinue Reading
Sport Legacy Foundation is working with Birmingham City Council’s Community Coordinators to support a 5 –a- side football tournament on 18th February for 6 teams only that is being held for young Somali men from the Birmingham area. This is an opportunity to bring young Somali men to come together and engage in a positive sporting activity as well asContinue Reading
England and Worcestershire cricketer Moeen Ali has announced a charity partner to help him build a substantial cricket legacy programme for communities in Birmingham & the West Midlands. Sport Legacy Foundation has signed an agreement with the England cricketer at a special cricket breakfast in central Birmingham on Friday 14th September hosted by law firm Squire Patton Boggs. The agreementContinue Reading
England cricketer Moeen Ali, Man of the Match in the recent Test Match v India Sept 2018, is appearing at Sport for Life’s Cricket Breakfast in Birmingham on September 14th. Sponsored by Squire Patton Boggs, more than 100 guests will have the exclusive opportunity to listen to Moeen’s career highlights, predictions for the future of England cricket and plans forContinue Reading