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Beijing Winter Olympics: Our Top 7 Moments
23rd February 2022
This February, we celebrated the Winter Olympic games from the 4th to the 20th of February in Beijing, where our athletes' faced highs and lows in their pursuit of Olympic gold.
Wales’ golden girl Lauren Price crowned Olympian of the Year
27th October 2021
Wales’ gold medal Olympic boxing champion, Lauren Price, has today added yet another accolade to her name after being crowned Olympian of the Year in the 2021 National Lottery Awards.
Sport stars say "Thank you" to The National Lottery Players for helping fund Grassroots Sport activities across the UK
7th November 2019
Leading sporting organisations across the four nations are showing their appreciation to everyone that has ever bought a National Lottery ticket in a joint letter and a video message as part of The National Lottery’s 25th Birthday celebrations.
25 Iconic Olympic and Paralympic medallists say thank you to National Lottery players for helping transform British sport
24th October 2019
A total of 25 medallists (both current and past legends) will attend the event, showcasing the 864 medals won by Britain’s Olympians and Paralympians since National Lottery funding for elite sport began in 1997.
Golden girls Kelly Gallagher and Charlotte Evans named Sporting Legends at 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards
17th October 2019
Kelly Gallagher and guide Charlotte Evans celebrate their 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards Sporting Legend Award with ice skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean.
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson honoured with National Lottery Lifetime Achievement Award
15th October 2019
One of Britain’s greatest Paralympic athletes, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, was honoured with a special Lifetime Achievement Award during last night’s 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards in London.
Golden girl Kelly swaps skis for a hurley stick!
19th August 2019
Team GB Winter Paralympic gold medalist Kelly Gallagher swapped the ski slopes for a sliotar as she and Ulster GAA's Wheelchair Hurling project chase awards success.
Gabby Logan hosts taster Commonwealth sports day to encourage Birmingham locals to #GetActiveBrum
26th March 2019
With Birmingham set to host the Commonwealth Games 2022, Gabby Logan today encouraged inspired locals to #GetActiveBrum at a National Lottery sports day, following the recent £10 million National Lottery grant to tackle physical inactivity in Birmingham and Solihull.
Olympic Star Celebrates 25 Years of The National Lottery Changing Lives in Wales
13th March 2019
Wales’ double Olympic Taekwondo Champion, Jade Jones, has highlighted the instrumental role that National Lottery funding has played in her success
Your chance to win £10,000 for your project!
12th March 2019
A call for all National Lottery funded projects to enter The 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards
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