Sport and the EU Referendum
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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:11
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...
15th Mar, 2017
The Culture, Media and Sport Committee has published further responses from Team Sky.
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...
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...
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:08
The media pressure ahead of any Olympic Games is tough for the host nation. Stories of unfinished stadium and accommodation always abound wherever the Games are held. But this time Rio has had to contend with the Zika virus and the IOC themselves.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:46
As the consequences of the vote to leave the EU start to send shockwaves through the economy, and the political system we need to be the calm reasoned voice of the sports business sector in dealing with government over the coming months.
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:35
It has been a long and often acrimonious European Referendum campaign which thankfully comes to an end on Thursday. The ramifications of the vote however will last a lot longer whatever the result.
Throughout most of the campaign sport has not really played a huge part and it hardly likely that many people will be making a decision on Thursday 23rd June based on the outcome for sport alone.
As an Independent Think Tank we have tried to stimulate a little thinking around the big ticket issues.