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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
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+44 20 3239 3380

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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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Getting Greater Manchester Moving

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:37

Getting Greater Manchester Moving

We all want the same thing, our efforts and investments have been channelled this way and yet…. There has been no seismic shift! Inactivity remains a huge challenge right across our sector and inequalities are stark.

The Government have rightly challenged the system to re-prioritise inactivity...

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Sport England backs CIMSPA's business plan

4 days ago

The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity's (CIMSPA) business plan has received Sport England investment to transform delivery of sport and activity services across the...

Sported and Women in Sport announce new initiative

5 days ago

Sported and Women in Sport have announced a new initiative aimed at helping girls in deprived areas in Scotland, South West England and the West Midlands, by creating opportunities to participate in sport...

UK government seeks to fund greater participation in sport

5 days ago

In the House of Commons last week, Robert Goodwill (Minister of State in the Department for Education) highlighted the achievements of the £600 million funding for primary schools ring fenced by...

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Autumn Policy Season

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 11:13

What an amazing Summer of Sport we have just witnessed with unrivalled coverage of Women's Sport hitting the headlines for the right reasons.

Whilst the sport didn't stop policy focus shifted from Westminster, whilst MPs were on recess, to the delivery of the new #SportingFutures Strategy through Sport England. We really welcome feedback from the sector on the impact of the implementation and delivery phase of the Strategy.

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.

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