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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

31-32 Bedford Street
Covent Garden
+44 20 3239 3380

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Our featured partner is EPPartners.

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Working with organisations across the world of sport, including governing bodies, Premier League football clubs and Premiership rugby clubs, we secure leading talent in sports science, sports medical and elite performance. We also source the senior executives who drive the business of sport.

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Latest Blog Posts

Pioneers in Sport

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:21

Pioneers in Sport

Pioneers in Sport was set up two years ago with a simple, but ambitious mission: to reinvigorate the sports industry by bringing together the leaders of tomorrow to help shape the business integrity, policy & future of sport.

Too often for young professionals working in sports administration, client...

Latest News

Sport Wales - Responding to the publication of the Sport Wales Review

13 hours ago

Sport Wales respond to the Review carried out into its performance and governance.

Sport and Recreation Alliance expresses concern about reduction of funding to give pupils a healthy start to life

5 days ago

This week the Secretary of State for Education, Justine Greening MP, announced changes to the funding arrangements for schools in the UK.

Although the Sport and Recreation Alliance welcomes the confirmation...

Table Tennis Punished for Failing to Reform

5 days ago

From the BBC

The chairman of Table Tennis England (TTE) has criticised "individuals with their own agendas" after the sport lost access to £9m in funding.

The governing body needed to pass a proposal...

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School Swimming Scandal?

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:17

The Swim Group Review of Curriculum Swimming & Water Safety Lessons is published today and makes pretty grim reading once again on the stats for children able to swim by the end of year 6 - a curriculum requirement.

Sports Governence - No Idle Threat

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:49

Shockwaves are being felt through publicly funded sports NGBs this week after Table Tennis lost its Sport England funding last week as a consequence of not being able to meet the requirements of the new Governance Code.

Does Every Sport Matter?

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:16

Today eleven sports have written an open letter to the new incoming Chair of UK Sport Dame Katherine Grainger asking for a rethink on the funding approach to Tokyo 2020. This is a debate we have become familiar with at the Think Tank and one we welcome.

Upcoming Events

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - Sun, 03 Sep 2017

2017 School Games

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 - Sun, 01 Oct 2017

Sports Aid Week

Wed, 01 Nov 2017, 09:00 - 18:00

UKACtive National Summit

Wed, 08 Nov 2017, 09:00 - 16:00

Future of Sport 2017