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Sport and the EU Referendum

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

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Sport free of doping or glory at all costs: That is not the question anymore

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:41

Sport free of doping or glory at all costs: That is not the question anymore

"Sport is a very important subject at school, that's why I gave Quidditch such an important place at Hogwarts. I was very bad in sports, so I gave Harry a talent I would really loved to have. Who wouldn't want to fly?" - J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter novels

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New Post Rio Debate Launched at Think Tank

21st Sep, 2016

For most sports fans the spectacular success of British athletes at the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games was a cause for celebration but there is a risk that the weight of gold could have a damaging effect...

Erasmus+ Funding & Brexit

19th Sep, 2016

Today Sports Think Tank publishes a report by EOSE on Erasmus+ funding for UK sport organisations. Erasmus+ is the European Union programme for education, training, youth and sport, worth €14.7 billion...

Conversations with Purpose

19th Sep, 2016

In collaboration with Sports Think Tank, Sport and
Recreation Alliance and UK Sport Development and Research
Network, The Centre for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Leeds
Beckett hosted a seminar with...


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The Future for School Sport and PE

Sun, 11 Sep 2016 17:44

As the nation continues to reflect on the success of Team GB in the Olympics and the Paralympics attention is returning to School Sport and PE as we head into the new term. The news over the summer in the long awaited Obesity strategy that schools would play a crucial role in delivering greater levels of Physical Activity were certainly welcomed.

IOC Fudge Taints #Rio2016

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:08

The media pressure ahead of any Olympic Games is tough for the host nation. Stories of unfinished stadium and accommodation always abound wherever the Games are held. But this time Rio has had to contend with the Zika virus and the IOC themselves.

#sportbrexitdeal

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:46

As the consequences of the vote to leave the EU start to send shockwaves through the economy, and the political system we need to be the calm reasoned voice of the sports business sector in dealing with government over the coming months.

Europe and Sport Policy

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:35

It has been a long and often acrimonious European Referendum campaign which thankfully comes to an end on Thursday. The ramifications of the vote however will last a lot longer whatever the result.

Throughout most of the campaign sport has not really played a huge part and it hardly likely that many people will be making a decision on Thursday 23rd June based on the outcome for sport alone.

As an Independent Think Tank we have tried to stimulate a little thinking around the big ticket issues.

Absorbing the Sport England Strategy

Fri, 20 May 2016 17:50

Over the last 24 hours we have monitored the response to the new Sport England investment strategy. Unsurprisingly most organisations have sent out their press releases welcoming the new direction of travel and are looking forward to their future in this brave new world. If this is a radical departure from the past strategy surely this can't be right?

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