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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

Address
31-32 Bedford Street
Covent Garden
London
WC2E 9ED
Telephone
+44 20 3239 3380
Website
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

London Sport backed sport technology incubator to open in October

14 hours ago

Sport Tech Hub, the capital's first incubator dedicated to SportTech innovation, is set to launch in the newly-opened House of Sport facility in London.

Try for Change Large Grants Available

1 day ago

England Rugby and Comic Relief announce first Try for Change large grants programme.

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

7 days ago

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

Originally posted on BBC News

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Opinion

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.

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?

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