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"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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Featured Partner

Our featured partner this month is EPPartners.

Elite Performance Partners is a specialist search firm for high-performance sport.

We help sports organisations to find, develop and nurture the specialist talent that is essential to their success.

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.

With our rigorous, proven search process and first-hand experience of elite sport, we can help your organisation secure precisely the talent it needs to succeed.

Latest Blog Posts

Why do we Fund Elite Sport?

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:55

Why do we Fund Elite Sport?

"Sporting success in elite sporting events like the Olympics provides fantastic theatre but does that mean we can maintain or increase funding when there are so many more important priorities?"

Following the recent Sports Think Tank article on the discussion hosted by Pro Bono Economics in support of...

Latest News

Physical activity can boost young people’s mental health and wellbeing

4 days ago

A new international study into the impact of sport, exercise and dance on 15-24 year olds has shown evidence that physical activity can help improve teens' and young adults' mental wellbeing.

New report shows health benefits of swimming

7 days ago

A new study that shows the health and wellbeing benefits of swimming has been launched today by Swim England.

UK Sport set to drive a more sustainable winning culture across high performance system in response to Independent Review

16th Jun, 2017

UK Sport's response to the findings and recommendations of the Independent Review into the Climate and Culture of the World Class Programme in British Cycling.

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New Government Takes Shape

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 09:21

Following the unexpected General election result Theresa May is in the process of forming a new government with support from the DUP. A Queens Speech is expected some time next week. I am sure not many of our readers expected to see a hung parliament if most of the Polls had been right. Clearly YouGov got something right.

So what does this all mean for existing Sport and physical activity policy?

Polling Day - What Happens Next?

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 20:47

Election time is usually a good time for policy makers to find time to slow down and reflect on the delivery of the past election manifestos and pour over the Party plans for the next Parliament. Good civil servants will have plans in place for every political eventuality on Friday morning.

Tags: #ge2017, DCMS

Manifesto - Labour First Out of the Blocks

Wed, 17 May 2017 08:33

So, we are just over three weeks away from the surprise general election and the Party manifestos are being produced this week. The first to be launched was Labour on the 16th May in Bradford. Of course, we have been eagerly awaiting the policy announcements here at the Sports Think Tank.