The third annual British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards took place on Saturday 18th March 2017 at the London Hilton, Park Lane, London. The ceremony was hosted by Sir Lenny Henry and attended by over 800 guests.
The complete list of winners at the 2017 Lycamobile BEDSAs were as follows:
Youth Sport Trust Young Sports Person of the Year
British Army Unsung Hero
Inderpal Singh Cheema
Sport England Community Sports Project of the Year
England Athletics Coach of the Year
Spirit of 2012 Connecting Communities
Al Madina Centre
Mind Wellbeing Award
Tennis Foundation Special Achievement
FA Recognition Award
UK Sport Inspirational Performance
Sporting Equals Sportswoman of the Year
Lycamobile Sportsman of the Year
Sir Mo Farah
Lifetime Achievement Award
Jason Robinson OBE
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Tribute to Dame Di Ellis -Trustee Sporting Equals
It is with great sadness that Sporting Equals reports that its Trustee Dame Di Ellis passed away peacefully on Thursday (18 May) following a short illness. During her life, Di was an inspiration and champion to so many, her grace and fortitude will never be matched; she will be dearly missed by all.
Launch of Government new Cycling and Walking Strategy
The government has recently published its new Cycling and Walking Strategy, which sets out how it will invest £1.2 billion to make cycling and walking 'the natural choice for shorter journeys. By publishing this strategy the government has demonstrated its commitment to getting more people cycling and walking to help create an active nation.
Code for Sports Governance
A new Code for Sports Governance sets out the levels of transparency, accountability and financial integrity that will be required from those who ask for Government and National Lottery funding from April 2017.
MIND - CAMPAIGN BURST
As part of the MIND Campaign burst Sporting Equals is working with grassroots community projects to deliver a number of events in key locations to help raise the importance of keeping active to maintain an active and healthy mind.
BEDSA 2017 Highlights
Sir Mo Farah and Kadeena Cox scoop top awards at the third Lycamobile British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards (BEDSAs)
MIND - CAMPAIGN BURST
Sporting Equals are working in partnership with MIND to help promote mental health and wellbeing to BAME communities. Health and Fitness expert Dal Dhaliwal blogs on how getting active can support your mental wellbeing.