HUNDREDS of children at a York primary school have taken part in a sporting afternoon in memory of a sports-crazy pupil who died of a brain tumour.

York City goalkeeper Michael Ingham launched Get Active For Oscar yesterday afternoon at Dunnington Primary School, the school attended by footballer and tennis player Oscar Hughes until his death last year, aged nine.

The fun afternoon was an opportunity for the whole school to experience eight different sports, including hockey, football, tennis, rugby and a fitness bootcamp, and it is set to become an annual event.

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