Paralympic sitting volleyball player Martine Wright has been appointed to the prestigious new role of Team London Champion by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson.
The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has worked alongside Sport England to invest in four projects in order to get thousands of people involved in sport, exercise and activity classes.
The summer-long Cheshire West and Chester Celebration of Sport Campaign has drawn to a close having reached 12,500 local residents in a bid to get them inspired to participate in sport and physical activity.
Sport England's disability funds have now opened to applications with a total of £8 million to be provided to help more disabled people play more sport.
An investment in almost £2 million of new facilities for Blackburn United Community Football Club's New Murrayfield Park is set to provide a major boost for the area, sportscotland have claimed.
A landmark £18 million community sport leisure centre has opened in Sandwell in the West Midlands thanks to a big financial contribution from Sport England's Iconic Facilities fund.
Sprint star Christine Ohuruogu, the reigning women's 400 metre world champion, has launched the first ever Compact Athletics Facility which is designed to allow track and field equipment to be built in places where space is limited.
Booking have now opened for the British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity and Health Annual Conference 2013,which takes place on November 21st in Berkshire.
The curtain has fallen on the Sainsbury's 2013 School Games finals in Sheffield with the multi-sport event for the UK's elite young athletes proving a huge success.
Disabled people across the country are set to be given more opportunities to get involved in sport thanks to an £8 million injection of National Lottery funding from Sport England.