Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:46
The governing bodies of 12 British sports have demanded an end to a funding policy that puts Olympic medals above all else.
Describing the current model as "divisive", the bodies – which include Badminton England and GB Wheelchair Rugby – have called on UK Sport to apply "at least a baseline level of funding" to all Olympic and Paralympic sports.
Sat, 09 Jun 2018 15:11
The Sport for Development Coalition has appointed its first full-time manager.
Sarah Mortiboys has joined the Coalition after leaving her role as Network Lead for the not-for-profit London PE and School Sports Network
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 08:41
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Mon, 28 May 2018 10:31
We don't usually cover much about football here at the Sports Think Tank despite its dominance of the sports political landscape. We feel it gets plenty of attention at the expense of the rest of sport and simply put other sites and organisations make a valuable contribution to the debate and we can't add much more!
However, today the various football stories that have an impact on sport policy have been landing on our desks. We couldn't help taking an interesting look at the Report by Deloite into top flight finances in European Football now worth a record £22bn
Thu, 07 Jun 2018 22:29
The news that UK Sport have finally announced their consultation into the future of their elite funding as part of the 2020-2024 Olympic cycle has to be welcomed - especially from those of us who have been uncomfortable with the consequences of the current policy on athletes and wider sport.
Mon, 04 Jun 2018 08:53
After months of heavy campaigning inside sport and parliament DCMS and UK sport made an announcement of funding this week for the GB Basketball. The Sport had claimed it needed £1m for its teams to compete on the international stage in the build up to the Olympics in 2020.
Mon, 28 May 2018 10:37
This report provides a robust economic valuation of parks and green spaces in the UK as well as valuing improvements in health and wellbeing associated with their frequent use.
Fields in Trust
The objective of this research is to share insights (best practices) and strategies with other organisations that may struggle to engage and support girls in sport