What’s New - Sport
Eden Project's Biomes transformed into iconic National Lottery balls as Lily Cole launches 25th Birthday #ThanksToYou offers across the UK
21st November 2019
Projects and venues across the UK to open for free or provide special offers for National Lottery players to say Thank You for raising more than £40 billion for good causes
A host of stars launch free offers for National Lottery players at hundreds of the UK's best-loved treasured and historic places
12th November 2019
Big Narstie, Jamie-Lee O’Donnell, Anton Danyluk and Elis James celebrate 25 years of National Lottery support of heritage sites in the UK, by taking a cheeky glimpse inside some of these famous sites.
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.
TOP SKATERS AND RIDERS DROP IN ON YOUNGSTERS TO CELEBRATE £3 BILLION NATIONAL LOTTERY INVESTMENT
19th October 2019
Some of the UK’s and the world’s finest skateboarders, BMX and Wheelchair Motocross stars dropped in on young people at a South Wales skatepark today to celebrate the £3 billion National Lottery players have raised to help young people in the UK to develop and thrive over the last 25 years.
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.
Kielty crowns wheelchair hurlers awards champions
12th September 2019
Ulster GAA’s Wheelchair Hurling project have picked up a new accolade – Best Sports Project in the 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards. TV presenter Patrick Kielty was on hand to deliver the good news
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.
Roll up, roll up Frampton swaps boxing ring for circus ring
12th April 2019
Boxing legend Carl Frampton has hit new heights as he joined students from Belfast Metropolitan College in learning circus skills at the Belfast Community Circus School.
“I can’t wait to represent my country on the world stage at Tokyo 2020.”
4th April 2019
Wales’ taekwondo champion, Jade Jones, tells how National Lottery funding has enabled her to become the world champion that she is today
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.
Football in Dundee proving a force for good thanks to work of community trusts connected to the city's two professional clubs
20th March 2019
Supported by National Lottery funding, DFC In The Community Trust and Dundee United Community Trust are helping fans’ physical and mental health
“Football is a crucial part of Welsh history and identity and it all started here in Wrexham.”
20th March 2019
As Wales prepare to face Trinidad and Tobago at the Racecourse Ground this Wednesday, Jonathon Gammond, from the Wales Football Collection, tells how National Lottery funding has enabled the spiritual home of the sport in Wales to showcase some of its most sought-after memorabilia