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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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Featured Partner

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

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...

Latest News

New campaign to address health and wellbeing of the UK’s small business community

7 days ago

The health and wellbeing of small business owners, the self-employed, and indeed the staff of small employers are at the heart of a new campaign launched by The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) today....

Sport England backs CIMSPA's business plan

15th Sep, 2017

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

14th Sep, 2017

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...

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Opinion

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?

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

Upcoming Events

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 - Sat, 30 Sep 2017

European Week of Sport

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 - Sun, 01 Oct 2017

Sports Aid Week

Tue, 03 Oct 2017, 13:00 - 20:00

Quest Active Communities Conference 2017

Wed, 04 Oct 2017, 08:00 - 10:15

Duty of Care RoundTable

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 - Fri, 06 Oct 2017

MOVE Congress 2017