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A thrilling evening at the Sport Industry Awards 2021 saw the industry come together for the first time since before the coronavirus pandemic to honor the work accomplished during this time, as well as to celebrate the resilience and dynamism of the industry. Among the big winners of the evening were Marcus Rashford and Barry Hearn.

Rashford received the Integrity and Impact Award in association with Dow Jones Risk & Compliance for his campaign work to end child poverty, while Hearn was honored with the Coutts Lifetime Achievement Award and received the trophy from the hands of his son Eddie.

Ear to the Ground Agency of the Year and Ten Toes Young Agency of the Year also triumphed, both of which won their respective awards for the first time.

Meanwhile, Sport England received the award for Sports Organization of the Year in the Judges Award category. The organization was honored for its role in helping NGBs throughout the pandemic, but also won the Partnership Award in association with Evolution London for its work with Age UK and a host of other charities in the launch of the We Are Undefeated program, which encourages both older people and people with disabilities to get active.

Other winners of the evening included The FA, for its Heads Up campaign, which won the Active and Wellbeing award, and the 2.6 Challenge, which won the campaign of the year in association with YouGov Sport.

The statistically rich evening saw a multitude of famous faces walk the red carpet and attend the event, as well as handing out trophies on stage to the winners. Alongside the Hearns, Maro Itoje, Tanni Gray-Thompson, Jack Wilshere, Jake Humphrey, Jeanette Kwakye and Chelcee Grimes were all in attendance.