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Sport for life in 2020

Our vision is an active Scotland where everyone benefits from sport

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Taking to the streets

Basketball clubs adapt to get young people back on the court

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Sport for life: Chloe Lawson

Wellbeing ambassador helps young people discover mental health benefits of sport

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Inspiring the future

Young Ambassadors continue to inspire other young people in challenging times

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The heart of the community

Football club takes its place back at the heart of the community

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Chipping in

Kind-hearted members help club through crisis and to a rise in membership

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Teaming up

Scottish Sports Futures and sportscotland strengthen partnership

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We walk and talk

#Sportpanel staying connected through physical activity

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We're here for you

Supporting mental health through physical activity

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Treasured memories

Looking back helps older people adapt to new way of life

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Recognising success

Discover who picked up the prizes at the SSF Awards 2020

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Jogging on together

Women's jogging group helping change lives and promote inclusion

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Next generation's an inspiration

Dedicated volunteers make shortlist for national awards

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Stepping down

Alan Murray's Waterski & Wakeboard Scotland tenure comes to an end

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Class above

Find out how one physical education teacher is giving back

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YA Focus: Local heroes

Who are your local heroes and what makes them so special?

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A sporting chance

Find out how Care2B Active is helping care experienced young people into sport

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The real winners

Learn how The National Lottery helps young people thrive

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New heights

Learn how one basketball club is blazing a trail for the women's game

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Fingers crossed

Say thank you to The National Lottery on its 25th birthday

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Young Ambassadors 2019

Young Ambassadors set out to make a difference to sport in schools

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Scottish Cycling Young People's Panel

Meet cycling's young leaders

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Rachel's sporting life

Coaching helps judo player Rachel develop leadership skills 

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Having their say

Young people help shape future of Dundee hub

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Playing our part 2019 Erin Gillen

Being a Young Ambassador taught Erin Gillen to lead by example

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#SportPanel focus: outdoor sports

Why panel members enjoy the great outdoors

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Sport panel role models

Members of Young People's Sport Panel reveal role models

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Leading by example

Olivia wins award and vows to keep helping raise deaf awareness

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Tables turned

'It's given me a social network and a purpose'

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Sport Panel focus - mental health

Young People's Sport Panel members, Lily and Caitlyn, discuss their experiences around mental health

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Through rough times

How a golf initiative has helped an army veteran aim straight

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Sport For Life is born

Discover how partners reacted to launch of new strategy 

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Sport panel focus - changing lives

Panel members discuss the impact sport has had on their lives

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Basket fantastic

Sport volunteers lead new mental health and wellbeing initiative

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Sport panel focus - sponsorship

Panel members have their say on sponsorship

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Kitted out

Scottish Cycling launch Young People’s Panel

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Focus on ... Snowsport

How Mark Vinter gets the balance right as a parent and coach

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#SportPanel focus: parents in sport

Meet the parents behind two sporting journeys 

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Mutual benefits

How can sponsorship benefit sport and communities in Scotland?

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That winning feeling

Find out who was recognised at the SSF Awards 2019

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Sport panel focus - Health

Panel members discuss the link between sport and health

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Inspiring the next generation

Young basketball coach named as Role Model of the Year finalist

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Our 2018 highlights

Sport is changing lives right across Scotland

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Sport panel focus - celebration

Panel members recall the sporting moments they celebrated in 2018

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Year of Young People

Looking back over 12 months of celebrating young leadership

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Sport panel focus - recognition

Panel members recognise the unsung heroes of sport

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Way out in front

Lead the Way inspires young leaders to make an impact

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COV winner: Chloe Lawson

Find out more about the 2018 Young Volunteer of the Year

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Young Leaders - Vikki Allan

How Vikki Allan got on top of the world

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Glanvill on the grid

Motorsport star Emily Glanvill on life on and off the grid

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Focus on Judo

Girls' participation programme leads to membership diversity

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Young Leaders - Avril Johnstone

Avril Johnstone on her research and finding balance through sport

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Sport panel focus - female role models

Panel members praise the women they look up to in sport

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Young Leaders - Craig Gordon

Coach, intern and footballer - Craig Gordon, 23, on combining education, work and volunteering.

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Sport panel focus - Education

Panel members discuss the relationship between sport and education

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Leaders of the future

Discover how the Scottish Sporting Leaders Programme works 

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Focus on... Canoeing

New approach to performance coach development has positive impact

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Young Ambassadors 2018 kicks off in style

Young Ambassadors 2018 inspires next generation

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Volunteer cheer

#SportPanel members Holly and Sara shine on big stage at Glasgow 2018

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Playing our part Aberdeen rowers

How one club changed the face of rowing across Aberdeen 

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Driving success

A unique partnership between Active Schools & Stagecoach impacts participation

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Building for the future

Year of Young People celebrated with National Lottery windfall

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Generation IV #SportPanel

Young People's Sport Panel embark on two-year journey together 

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Young leaders - Fraser

Bike club founder Fraser, 21, on how young people can make a difference

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Kingussie community spirit shines

Three hundred pupils ... one shared passion for sport at Kingussie festival

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Cycling for success

Young cyclists at community club in Falkirk given new coaching opportunity 

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The lifeblood of sport

Minister marks Volunteers' Week with Glasgow's young sports leaders

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Young Leaders - Craig

How sport enabled Craig to tackle his mental health problems 

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My Sporting Life - Kirsty

#SportPanel member Kirsty speaks openly and bravely about her mental health journey

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Young leaders - Carly

Carly discusses her role as an umpire

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Peace of mind

Making sport more accessible to people with mental health problems

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My Sporting Life - Rhys

Meet Rhys, a promising boxer and champion of awareness of disability sport

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Young leaders: Hope

How 23-year-old Hope is helping to shape the future of sport

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An academy for all

How Gartcairn Football Academy became a truly progressive sports club

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New lottery fund for young people

Sports groups to benefit from fund to help change the lives of young people

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Giving sport some girl power!

How the sport panel are raising awareness of the benefits of sport 

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Pathway to a sporting future

Next generation of sports leaders taking shape in Arbroath

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A night of shooting stars

Find out who was recognised at the Year of Young People Awards 

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Applications now open for the Young People's Sport Panel

Applications are open for the 4th sport panel - do you have what it takes?

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A different path

Find out how Cameron Walker turned his life around through basketball

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Age is no barrier

Awards nominee Vincent Connelly thrives on meeting challenges head on

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Active Schools in action: funding in Falkirk

Falkirk Community Trust launches new Sports Academy after funding boost

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South Lanarkshire Young People's Sport Panel - the story so far

South Lanarkshire sport panel gets young people talking

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The future is bright

Year of Young People 2018 to kick off with night of recognition 

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COV winner: Rob Dalziel

Find out more about the 2017 Technical Official of the Year

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The next generation

Young Ambassadors primed to make a difference to sport in their schools

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#unstoppablegirl

Young people's sport panel call on all girls to feel empowered 

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#myjourney begins

Encouraging women and girls to participate in sport

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Gender agenda: Eilidh Gibson

Women's C1 slalom will be in the 2020 Olympics, opening the door for Eilidh Gibson

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Investing in our future

National accreditation as a top employer for young people

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Carving out a career in sport

Fern has always loved sport. Find out how she has made her passion her job.

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Emma My Sporting Life

Emma realised she could channel her love of sport in other ways than just participating

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Smashing it

Beach volleyball duo aiming high at Commonwealth Youth Games

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Sam's sporting life

Sam tells us how sport has offered her a career path she is passionate about

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Celebrating women in sport

Four young women tell us why sport means so much to them

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Hannah's sporting life

Find out how a young golfer has used sport psychology to up her game

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Slalom to success

How a top young canoeist strikes a balance between studies and training

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My role model

Rachel interviews her sporting inspiration, Ishbel Taromsari, aka World Bike Girl

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Where sport happens

Which sporting places do the Young people's sport panel hold dear?

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Liam's sporting life

Find out how Liam's life has changed through volunteering

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Brodie's sporting life

Aspiring Olympic skier Brodie tells us how he balances training and exams 

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Back to bowls

David Gourlay on his return to the helm ahead of Gold Coast 2018

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My Sporting Life

In the first of a new series, Rhona describes her experiences of school sport

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Coach class

Emirates conference will go beyond athletics and transcend sport coaching

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Height of ambition

Scottish basketball's new talent pathway

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Are you ready for Rio?

That’s the question Scottish Rowing has asked its clubs to get people on the water

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Generation III: panel takes shape

The third Young people’s sport panel will play an influential role 

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True leadership knows no age

How young people can develop their confidence through sport

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Thanks a lotto

Scotland expresses gratitude for vital sport funding from the National Lottery

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Best of both worlds

How a Paralympian trains and competes with fully-sighted team-mates

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