The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation is organising a global summit that will unite all Laureus-funded projects from around the world for three days of networking, training and knowledge sharing. The event on London from Oct 31 to Nov 2 will be attended by Laureus Academy members, Laureus staff, and leaders of 89 ground-breaking Laureus projects from 32 nations.
- inspirational talks from the Laureus Academy
- sports-based sessions showcasing the latest good practice in the use of sport as a social tool
- workshops on a range of themes including communications, fundraising, and programme delivery.
The summit will also provide two important media opportunities.
Among the Laureus World Sports Academy Members attending all or part of the activities are:
Marvelous Marvin Hagler
PHOTOSHOOT AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES
- Monday, October 31, 14.45hrs
Sebastian Coe, Chairman of LOCOG, shows the Laureus Academy Members – including 12 great Olympians – around the London Olympic site
The group will be available for interview at 15.00hrs at The Greenway, Newham, Stratford, East London. (www.theviewtube.co.uk)
- Wednesday, November 2, 10.00 – 13.00hrs
A Laureus Sport for Good Foundation project visit at Lilian Bayliss Old School, Lollard Street, London SE11 6PY
The Lilian Bayliss Centre is a converted school that is fast becoming one of the most inspiring hubs of community-based sports activity in London. A wide range of sports activities are run from this site, including a midnight basketball league and a multi-sport crime prevention programme. The Academy Members will meet the children and take part in sports sessions.
- Members of the media are invited to attend one or both of these events. For more information or to confirm attendance, please contact: Kathrin Schira at email@example.com or by phone at +44 (0) 207 514 2749.
SJA WORKING LUNCH: Baroness Grey-Thompson on the 2012 London Paralympics. Thu Nov 17: click here for booking details
- Who will you vote for as Britain’s Sportsman, Sportswoman and Team of the Year? See Ian Cole’s overview of the leading candidates by clicking here.
- Follow news of the SJA British Sports Award on Twitter with the hashtag #SJA2011
- Mo Farah’s historic claim on your votes By Randall Northam
- Mark Cavendish keeps his promise in his race of his life By Richard Williams
- England’s Ashes-winning cricket team are top of the world. By Ian Cole
- Laura Davies gets back on song with Solheim. By Patrick Kidd
- Alastair Cook’s tour helped drag England from the brink. By Ian Cole
- Chrissie Wellington is an Iron Lady who deserves your vote. By Steven Downes
- Nick Matthew, squash’s heir to Barrington. By Rod Gilmour
- Sarah Stevenson gets a big kick from taekwondo. By Trevor Baxter
- Walker Cup amateurs did a professional job. By Paul Trow
- How Greene boy from the valleys overcame hurdles. By Gary Baker
- SJA members can cast their votes by clicking here.
- The awards will be presented at our gala annual lunch in London on December 7. Don’t miss out on being there – click here for a ticket booking form, with SJA members entitled to buy two tickets at half the usual price.