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Sport and the EU Referendum

Considering ONLY the sport sector, what kind of impact would Britain leaving the EU have?

http://www.sportsthinktank.com/new-players-new-tactics-report.html


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Wearable technology: does the evidence suggest its time for another solution?

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:11

Wearable technology: does the evidence suggest its time for another solution?

More than 165,000 health-related apps are available on the Apple store and it is estimated that one in seven UK adults now own some sort of wearable tech (Mintel). In a sector that is currently dominated by fitbit, and followed closely by the Nike Fuel Band and Apple Watch, fitness trackers serve as...

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Culture, Media and Sport Committee publishes Team Sky correspondence

15th Mar, 2017

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee has published further responses from Team Sky.

Britons would forgo Olympic success for better access to sports Claims Poll

24th Feb, 2017

London 2012 promised to 'Inspire a Generation' to take up sport but it and Rio 2016 managed to convince no more than seven per cent of the country to do so, according to a new survey.

Only four per cent...

Number of people working in sport grows by 10% since London 2012

18th Jan, 2017

The number of people working in the sport sector has surged by almost 10 per cent since London 2012, according to government statistics.

In 2015, there were 1.2m jobs in the sport sector, accounting for...

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Increasing Pressure on the basic foundations of Sport & Recreation?

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:06

The last few stories we have covered this week at the Think Tank point to a bleak future for the very foundations of sport, recreation and physical activity in the UK. Reports about the dominance of public schools in the make up of Team GB, school sport pressures and cuts to our Public Parks all point to increasing pressure on our system.

Sport absent from Conference Season

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 10:25

We have been attending the Party Political conferences this autumn and have been struck by the lack of debate and profile for sport despite the glorious summer of Olympic and Paralympic success.

The Future for School Sport and PE

Sun, 11 Sep 2016 17:44

As the nation continues to reflect on the success of Team GB in the Olympics and the Paralympics attention is returning to School Sport and PE as we head into the new term. The news over the summer in the long awaited Obesity strategy that schools would play a crucial role in delivering greater levels of Physical Activity were certainly welcomed.

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