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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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The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is the perfect location for the UK's top University for Sport to establish a second campus. Loughborough University London sits amongst some of the world's most iconic sporting venues, which continue to host highly prestigious global sports events, such as the Rugby World Cup, UCI Track Cycling World Championships and the LEN European Aquatics Championships.

The Institute for Sport Business has 3 Main elements

1.Masters programmes

Each programme incorporates teaching from a broad range of experts in the sport business industry, to empower students with the knowledge and abilities required to operate across the commercial, not-for-profit and public sectors.

2. Our research

The Institute for Sport Business currently supervises a wide range of projects, which correspond with the Institute's three key areas of research: Leadership and Change, Innovation and Enterprise, and Social Responsibility.

Find out more about our research

3. PhD opportunities


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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

Olympic legacy: Did £1bn after 2012 get any more people doing sport?

5 days ago

An insightful look into the participation figures following £1 billion of investment into grassroots sport.

Originally posted on BBC News

This Girl Can has really made a difference to women in sport

7 days ago

Originally posted by Laura Hills, Senior Lecturer in Sociology of Sport at Brunel University London for The Conversation. This article takes a really good look at the details behind the figures and what...

Labour calls for flexible 'fan-fare' rail tickets for travelling football fans

13th Aug, 2017

The Labour Party has called for 'fan-fare' rail tickets to be introduced for travelling football supporters across the UK.

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Opinion

Sport Under Scrutiny

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 10:24

It seems as though it has been another tough week for sport in the news headlines again.

Whilst Westminster and Ministers are on their recess the direct policy news is a little lighter, but as you will have seen from our twitter output this week there is still plenty happening in the world of sport which has impact on our longer term thinking.

It May be Recess but Government Busy on Sugar Levy and Governance

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 12:21

Whilst the summer Recess has formally started in Parliament it doesn't mean all Ministers have gone away just yet for their Summer holidays.

This week saw a busy week for sport both on and off the field.

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.

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