One year on

On 18 March 2020, all Sporting Memories Clubs were temporarily suspended. We often speak of the ‘Sporting Memories family’. One year on, we mark the strength and resilience of our family with a huge THANK YOU. Read more

Sandhurst celebrates!

Sporting Memories Clubs in Sandhurst and Eastleigh have had more than one reason to celebrate, including recognition of the wonderful work of the Clubs' volunteers. Read more

Stephen Halkett, Ambassador

We are delighted to welcome long-time supporter and fundraiser Stephen Halkett as a Sporting Memories Foundation Scotland Ambassador. Read more

Salt Lake City and a very special gang

Olympic champion curler Debbie Knox MBE tells us how she came to arrive in Salt Lake City - a journey that began when she was 13. Read more

Creating the ultimate team experience

On a theme psychological rather than physical, manager to Great Britain Women hockey at the Rio Olympics John Hurst explores how everything came together to an unforgettable conclusion. Read more

Experiencing the Opening Ceremony

From Charlotte Thompson, Director of Strategic Planning at the British Olympic Association: "I think back to that night and remember so boldly the all-consuming smells, sights and sounds of the industrial age – quite literally the most amazing scene I’ve ever witnessed." Read more

One of my favourite sporting moments

From Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, on watching David Weir competing in 2012. "Each of his finals was incredible to watch. But my favourite was the 1500m." Read more

Rugby fans scrum down for Six Nations Get Together

Rugby fans from across the Sporting Memories family came together for 80 minutes of fascinating Six Nations memories in our first ever Scrum Down event – while stars of rugby re-lived special moments. Read more

Releasing the pain of history

Sports reporter and BBC commentator Sara Orchard shares her memories of the 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup final. Read more

PFA Charity teams up with the Sporting Memories Foundation

Through a partnership with Sporting Memories, the PFA Charity is offering practical support to former professional players who are living with dementia. Read more

Birthday celebrations!

A footballer in the 1950s, Jim Ross has missed only one Sporting Memories session since the Club started in May 2019. Read more

Our latest blog, from Project Manager Kate Budd

Experiences of shielding, the importance of messaging during the pandemic, finding solutions – and the difference that work has made. Read more

A decision that would change life forever

From Nick Webborn OBE: An emotional and truly inspiring account of one decision made in sport that was to change life forever, for better or worse. A journey from injury, to long-term hospitalisation and rehabilitation – and to being 'part of something bigger than yourself'. Read more

Kicking off our latest virtual Club, with Tayport FC

It is an exciting time for Sporting Memories in Fife as we look forward to kicking off our latest virtual Club, in partnership with Tayport Football Club. Read more

Golden curler thrills Fife clubs

There was gold in the air as both of our Fife clubs enjoyed the company of Olympic curler Debbie Knox MBE, who was part of the winning Team GB side at the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City. Read more

Sporting Memories logo plays a blinder

Chorley and Wolves last met in the FA Cup in 1986, when the Magpies were victorious against Wolves in a 3-0 win. In their fourth-round tie on 22 January 2021, could history repeat itself? And just what was so good about the Chorley kit? Read more

Award nomination

The Sporting Memories Foundation Scotland has been put forward as a finalist for the Sports Champion category at this year’s prestigious West Dunbartonshire Provost Award. Read more

Keeping In Touch through equipment and guidance

Sporting Memories launches a brand new service for older adults: the Sporting Memories #KITBag Read more

Our latest blog: Shining a light on loneliness

"As a team, we have been working on our own longer-term solutions, just like the health sector has been working on COVID treatments and vaccines." Read the latest blog from Sporting Memories Co-founder Chris Wilkins Read more

Festive Quiz

The answers so far to our 2020 Festive Quiz. Plus ideas, tips and guidance for using sport to spark conversation and positive memories. Read more

Annual Festive Run raises funds for two charities

Our thanks to everyone who took part in the Annual Festive Run, raising money for Sporting Memories Foundation Scotland and Funding Neuro. Read more

Alastair Hignell CBE

We are delighted and honoured to welcome Alastair Hignell CBE as a Sporting Memories Patron. Read more