From an early-onset Parkinson’s diagnosis to an inspirational return to tennis and beyond

After being diagnosed with early-onset Parkinson’s disease at the age of 33, Nottingham-local Andy Wright never thought he would be able to play tennis again. Six-years after his diagnosis, the LTA has released a short film documenting how Andy rediscovered…

Sportsaid Appointed Delivery Partner for Team England Futures Programme

Commonwealth Games England is very pleased to announce that SportsAid has been appointed as the delivery partner for the Team England Futures programme at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The programme, supported by Sport England, will see young athletes and…

The Sports Stars Who’ve Brought Success to the Industry

Fashion and sport can often live in perfect harmony. Famous labels produce the garments, and sports stars wear them when performing in their chosen arena. Over the years there’s been an impressive collection of sports stars who’ve turned their own…

Battling mental health issues to return to the tennis court – the inspirational journey of Steven McCann

In a short film released today, the LTA follows 38-year-old tennis player Steven McCann from North London, as he shares his inspirational story of battling addiction to reignite his love and passion for the sport. The feature brings to life…

UK Coaching urges the nation to pledge support for coaches as UK Coaching Week 2020 begins

To coincide with the start of UK Coaching Week 2020, UK Coaching is encouraging parents, players and athletes through its #GreatCoachingPledge campaign to recognise and support the people who provide great coaching to their communities by pledging their own time…

Coaching campaign asks the nation to ‘Support Your Coach’

UK Coaching has today (Wednesday 26 August) confirmed that UK Coaching Week 2020 will take place from the 14-20 September. The awareness campaign – which empowers athletes, coaches and the public to celebrate great coaching – will centre on the need to…

Ørsted Great Grimsby 10K to become a virtual event for 2020

Organisers of the Ørsted Great Grimsby 10K have cancelled this year’s race following advice from the North East Lincolnshire Event Safety Advisory Group (ESAG). The race was due to take place on Sunday 18 October but will now be a…

Heineken® Creates ‘The Kick Off’

Heineken® Creates ‘The Kick Off’ – the Official Virtual Launch Party of the UEFA Champions League & UEFA Europa League Finals 2020, Powered by Defected Heineken®, official partner of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, to host ‘The…

Professional tennis players vs trick shots

They may be champions on the court but how will the St James’s Place Battle of the Brits Team Tennis stars get on when they take on your epic trick shot challenges? Find out how you can bring your own…

Boulter and Swan get creative on court with Mark Your Ball

Lta Encourages Tennis Players to Showcase Their Design Flair With Mark Your Ball as Part of #playyourway The LTA is partnering with Marcus Method, a Sheffield based visual artist and designer, for the Mark Your Ball project which sees the…