Jason Leonard becomes British and Irish Lions Chairman!

Jason Leonard, our Chairman and Founding member has become Chairman for the British and Irish Lions. A position he is extremely humbled and honoured to hold. Read more

Reaching the Stars

Jason Leonard was joined by Atlas Rugby Champions Simon Shaw, Percy Montgomery and ten other explorers at the end of March 2019. Read more

Harvard University Rugby Tour 2019

Atlas was delighted to welcome Harvard University Rugby Club to Buenos Aires. While there the team helped coach young people in our projects. Read more

Legends from Rugby and Politics lead the Atlas Peloton in the Cape Town Cycle Tour

Springbok Legend Percy Montgomery lead an inaugural Atlas Peloton of 15 riders. Minister Alan Winde was a fantastic addition to the team, already a great political leader, he showed his sporting colours with a brilliant performance on the bike. Read more

Las Vegas Sevens success

Golfers and special supporters made the Atlas team trip to the USA Sevens in Las Vegas a huge success. Delighted for our hosts that USA stormed to a win at the Sevens, and hugely grateful to our donors for pledging $42,000 to our work with disadvantaged kids in Memphis. Read more

Malawi pitch greens up

The Atlas funded pitch in Lilongwe is levelled and has started to grass up. Click through for before and after pics Read more

LRA growing with Atlas

Great update on progress in Lesotho. Read more

Victory for the Atlas Masi Pumas at the Cape Town 10s

The recent Cape Town 10s played host to over 90 rugby teams as part of the 9 sporting codes on offer at their recent tournament weekend with over 24 000 people in attendance over the two day festival of sport and music. Read more

Coexistence through rugby in Israel

On 12th February two Rugby World Cup winners were welcomed by the Israeli Ambassador to the UK, Mark Regev at his Residence in London. Read more

Rugby Business Network introduces Dylan Hartley and Atlas at Coutts

"I was never good enough" said Dylan Hartley. I just had to keep practising. Humility, hard work and consideration to others shone out of his talk. Read more

Front Row Club goes live

The Front Row Club, a dedicated site for members to support Atlas but also access prizes and banter with rugby legends, went live in the middle of January. You can join for £10 here: www.frontrowclub.com Read more

Simon Shaw amazes kids in Kenya

The kids we work with in Kenya are lucky to be alive, 50% die before they’re 5. Those that survive are delightfully cheeky but undernourished and tiny for their ages. Welcome Simon Shaw, ex second row, and 6’8”. The first questions from the kids: “what does he eat?” And “why is he so hairy?” Despite making them look like Lilliputians, Shawsey was awesome with them. Click through for photos and video from his visit. Read more

Girls thank you from India

In India the Jungle Crows Khelo Rugby programme is equally available to boys and girls. They all go on to achieve academic success and find meaningful employment. See their video here Read more

Argentinian Christmas

On Thursday 13th December Argentinian Ambassador Carlos Sersale and Mrs Linette de Jagar welcomed Atlas to their London Residence for some traditional festive cheer. Read more

Thank you to the Barbarians

Huge thanks to the Barbarians Trust for making a grant of £10,000 to support Atlas's work across Argentina. Read more

Les Enfants de L’Ovale 15

Congratulations to Philippe Sella and all at Les Enfants de L’Ovale for 15 years supporting kids across France and Africa Read more

Favourite video yet

Our favourite video from our projects. This from the Khelo project with street and slum kids in Kolkata (Calcutta). Its a few years old but still ace. Read more

Atlas announces a three year expansion in Memphis

Rugby Legends Jason Leonard and Gavin Hastings are in Vegas for the USA Sevens and will meet kids from the Atlas supported Memphis Inner City Rugby programme. Read more

Argentina All Schools makes national news

Argentinian Rugby Legends Patricio Albacete, Marcelo Loffreda and Les Cusworth joined the British Ambassador, Mark Kent and 600 children on the new Hurling Club annex in Buenos Aires to launch Atlas's All Schools Programme in Argentina on Saturday 3rd November Read more

Formalisation of Atlas South Africa

The Atlas Foundation is delighted to announce that we have formalised a South African office for our Charity. With Atlas representation in UK, Ireland, Wales, USA and France this now extends to South Africa where we have been active with charity programmes and grants since 2016. Read more

Partnership with SKRUM

ATLAS have supported SKRUM to develop their vital work within Swaziland. Read more

Atlas France legally established

On Monday 1st October 2018 Atlas France was legally established. The occasion was marked by a lunch attended by Atlas Chairman Jason Leonard, CEO Sally Pettipher, Atlas France founding President Jerome Riondet and Atlas Champion Simon Shaw. Read more

Annual Dinner Success!

We enjoyed a brilliant annual dinner at the Hilton Park Lane Hotel. With over 400 guests and heroes from the past and the present, raising over £250,000 thanks to the generosity of auction donors and bidders. Read more