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Coronavirus Pandemic closes schools from 20th March 2020

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announcement of measures to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the UK, Sport Legacy Foundation has withdrawn its sports and mentoring programme Sport for Life International from schools in Birmingham from 20th March.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 and

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National Express Foundation FNX supports Sport Legacy Foundation with grant for tennis and football coaching provision in Birmingham schools

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 under

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Chair of Trustees Lord Newby hosts dinner at the House of Lords

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 law

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Sport Legacy Foundation supports Somali youth football tournament

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 as

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Cricket star Moeen Ali creates legacy programme in Birmingham & The West Midlands

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 agreement

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Moeen Ali attends Sport for Life Cricket Breakfast 14th September 2018

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 for

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Cricket tour to Pakistan 2019

In 2019, Sport for Life will organise a cricket tour to Pakistan with partners The Citizens Foundation see https://www.tcf-uk.org . A squad of 14 players will travel to Pakistan, take on local club teams and visit schools chosen by TCF to promote the power of sport to change young people’s lives. TCF and Sport for Life share decades of experience using the

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