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Sports Think Tank - A fully independent think tank dedicated to the most thorough and insightful thinking around sporting policy in the UK

"A sports think tank would be a great legacy from the 2012 games, enabling future generations to benefit from long term, well researched, and evidence-based sports policy making in the UK" Seb Coe

Sports Think Tank

Sports Think Tank

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31-32 Bedford Street
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WC2E 9ED
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+44 20 3239 3380
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http://www.sportsthinktank.com

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Padel Tennis and emerging sports

Do you think the recent growth of new sports (including Padel Tennis) in other countries is likely to be reflected by similar growth in the UK?
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Latest Blog Posts

Padel Tennis - An Emerging Sport in the UK

Mon, 18 May 2015 11:32

Padel Tennis - An Emerging Sport in the UK

Played extensively in Argentina, Mexico, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile, Brazil and Guatemala, Padel* tennis was established in the UK and in Europe during the second half of the noughties. Holland, Germany, Sweden, France, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Eire, and Portugal are now all Padel Tennis Nations....

Latest News

Tracey Crouch Appointed as New Sports Minister

12th May, 2015

Tracey Crouch, Member of Parliament for Chatham & Aylesford, has been appointed by David Cameron as the new Minister for Sport. Tracey is an enthusiastic sports fan and in 2013 was elected as a member...

John Whittingdale Appointed as Secretary of state for Culture, Media and Sport

11th May, 2015

John Whittingdale, Conservative Member of Parliament for Maldon has been appointed to the role of Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport in the post-election cabinet reshuffle. At the dissolution...

Major Parties Release Election Manifestos

15th Apr, 2015

The major political parties this week unveiled their election manifestos. While none of the documents dedicates substantial space to sport policy, a variety of issues are mentioned including school sport,...

About Us

Launched in 2011, the Sports Think Tank is a fully independent think tank dedicated to the most thorough and insightful thinking around sporting policy in the UK.

"A sports think tank would be a great legacy from the 2012 games, enabling future generations to benefit from a long term, well researched, and evidence based sports policy in the UK." Seb Coe

Upcoming Events

Fri, 29 May 2015, 09:30 - 16:30

A Culture Change for Scottish Women in Sport

Wed, 03 Jun 2015 - Sat, 06 Jun 2015

ISBNPA 2015

Thu, 04 Jun 2015, 08:30 - 19:00

Sports Summit 2015