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International Inspiration

International Inspiration
International Inspiration

Welcome to International Inspiration, London 2012's international sports legacy programme

International Inspiration aims to deliver on the Games' bid promise to 'reach young people all over the world and connect them to the inspirational power of the Games, so they are inspired to choose sport'. Working in countries all over the world, International Inspiration aims to use sport as a positive force to enrich the lives of over 12 million young people.

What is International Inspiration?

Boy playing football in Africa

Find out why London 2012 is running an international legacy programme, what its aims are and how it puts these into practice.

Where is International Inspiration happening?


Use our interactive map to see the countries International Inspiration works in and meet young people involved in the programme.

In the UK

International Inspiration participants in the UK

International Inspiration links schools in the UK to worldwide partner schools, to share and learn from each other. Find out more abouts the work in the UK.


David Beckham, an International Inspiration ambassador

Find out how David Beckham, Sir Chris Hoy and other inspirational sports stars are involved with International Inspiration.



International Inspiration is delivered by a collaboration of supporters. Find out who is involved.

Annual report 2009-10

Child playing basketball

Read the International Inspiration annual report for 2009-10.