Skip to main content

Blog - National Lottery Champions - Sport

  1. Meal Mates

    15th December 2020

    When lockdown forced Midland ABC Boxing Club to shut its doors, coaches Lee Cochrane and Keith Dallas moved from teaching youngsters how to jab to delivering meals to the elderly.

  2. A Souper Response

    15th December 2020

    Not wanting to see its space go to waste during coronavirus, Monkstown Boxing Club in Northern Ireland converted its gym into a makeshift soup kitchen.

  3. Catching On

    15th December 2020

    London-based charity, Capital Kids Cricket, aims to help disadvantaged children and young people living in the most deprived areas of the city.

  4. Mums On The Run

    15th December 2020

    Mother Runners was set up as a way of helping the mums of Barnsley keep their mental and physical health strong. Since then, despite lockdown, the group has gone from strength-to-strength while raising vital funds for charity.

  5. Everyday Sailors

    15th December 2020

    "One thing we've always tried to be is an open club,” notes Ken Newing. “It's ordinary, everyday people sailing.”

  6. An Oarsome Twosome

    15th December 2020

    At 27, Isobel Turner recalls lockdown as one of the tougher tests of her career as a young rowing coach. As the only coach among her team who wasn’t furloughed, Isobel was required to keep in contact with the 65 schools that the London Youth Rowing programme usually work with.

  7. Social Running

    15th December 2020

    2020 was the year The Lliswerry Runners Club in Newport South Wales turned 35. It was also the year that life turned upside down.

  8. Delivery Heroes

    15th December 2020

    Big-hearted members of a Bristol rugby club have had Twickenham rugby stadium named after them for a day after joining together to show extraordinary support for their local community during lockdown.