London 2012 Legacy
Inspire Leicestershire and Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport believe that the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in London has inspired people, communities, businesses and other organisations in Leicester and Leicestershire to be the best they can be.
Over the past three years, there has been a wealth of activity in Leicester & Leicestershire aimed at maximising the benefits of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This is 'Our Games Our Legacy' for Leicester & Leicestershire. View the Legacy Evaluation document below which highlights the Legacy journey for Leicestershire and Leicester.
For more information please visit Inspire Leicestershire.
London 2012 News
Tue, 14 May 2013 12:26
The organising committee for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games (GOC) has announced that 66 per cent of tickets will be priced at £25 or less as part of a strategy to make the Games family friendly.
Tue, 14 May 2013 09:00
Future Paralympic stars will have the chance to be fast-tracked on the road to Rio 2016 thanks to an exciting new initiative.
A partnership between UK Sport, The English Institute of Sport (EIS) and the British Paralympic Association (BPA) has launched Paralympic Potential: Bring on Brazil - the first Paralympic talent identification initiative since London 2012.
Mon, 13 May 2013 09:00
Tickets for one of the world's most significant multisport Games, and Scotland's largest ever sporting and cultural event, will be available in summer 2013.
Tue, 07 May 2013 10:00
The number of children partipating in sport increased significantly in the six months leading up to last year's Olympics and Paralympics, results from the DCMS' Taking Part Survey reveal.
Mon, 06 May 2013 09:00
The Big Lottery Fund is to invest £5.3m in four UK-wide initiatives designed to inspire more than two million people to get more active.
The four projects to receive funding are Get set to Make a Change (£2.5m); Join In (£1.5m); Pedal On UK (£360,000) and Britain's Personal Best (£1m).
Thu, 02 May 2013 13:38
Team GB Swimmer Ross Davenport visited two Leicestershire schools on 30th April to share his Olympic story with the local students from Countesthorpe Community College in Countesthorpe and Red Hill Field Primary School in Narborough.
Wed, 01 May 2013 14:50
Big Lottery Fund is investing £5.3m in four inspirational UK-wide initiatives that will inspire and engage over two million people and ensure the 2012 spirit continues to thrive in communities through to 2014 and beyond.
Sat, 27 Apr 2013 16:30
Team GB Olympic and Paralympic Athletes told their London 2012 stories at Loughborough University Stadium on Wednesday April 24th, as part of the Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport Olympic and Paralympic Roadshow.
Thu, 25 Apr 2013 16:41
Team GB Paralympic Gold Medal star Richard Whitehead visited Maplewell Hall School in Woodhouse Eaves and Longslade Community College in Birstall on Wednesday April 24th, to tell his London 2012 story and further inspire a generation.
Thu, 18 Apr 2013 09:55
Team GB Olympic Judo Bronze Medallist Karina Bryant visited Harborough on Wednesday (April 17th), visiting Robert Smyth Academy, St. Joseph's Primary School and Harborough Leisure Centre, as part of the Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS), Olympic & Paralympic Roadshow.