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Sport and the EU Referendum

Considering ONLY the sport sector, what kind of impact would Britain leaving the EU have?

http://www.sportsthinktank.com/new-players-new-tactics-report.html


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Latest Blog Posts

Narrowing the gap in secondary school attainment

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:13

Narrowing the gap in secondary school attainment

The attainment gap in education is as persistent as it is striking: 6 in 10 young people from low income backgrounds leave school without a minimum of 5 GCSEs – A* to C.

Within this bigger picture, the problem is particularly acute amongst young men from white British and black Caribbean families....

Latest News

May Calls General Election for June

18th Apr, 2017

Theresa May called a General Election for June 8th in a surprise announcement from the steps of Downing Street today.

Sports Business Council Launched

18th Apr, 2017

The government has recruited Premier League Executive Chairman Richard Scudamore to co-chair a new Sports Business Council that will bring the government and leading sports figures from the public and...

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A General Election

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:34

The surprise announcement by Theresa May that a General Election will be held on 8th June has caught everybody by surprise. In a world of leaks to the media it makes a nice change to be caught out by the news.

Why do We Fund Some Only Some Elite Sport?

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:47

It has been no surprise that following the rejection by UK Sport of the appeals made by 7 sports over their funding bids for Tokyo 2020 the focus has been on the so-called No Compromise system and its implications for Sport. We have covered this ongoing debate at the Think Tanks for a number of years but this week has caused more reaction than at any other time.

A Busy End of Year

Tue, 27 Dec 2016 09:28

A remarkable year for all sorts of reasons, but 2016 just didn't know when to stop producing stories and news.

As we head towards the end of the year the excellent summary from Dan Roan - 2016 The Year Sport Refused to stop is probably the best place to start and finish. It can't be bettered to summarise what in general has been a good year for sport 'on the pitch/track/road/court etc but not so great outside.

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