Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:51
The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee questions senior figures from Arts Council England, Greenhouse Sports and Creative Diversity Network, as part of its inquiry into the social impact of participation in culture and sport.
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:46
The governing bodies of 12 British sports have demanded an end to a funding policy that puts Olympic medals above all else.
Describing the current model as "divisive", the bodies – which include Badminton England and GB Wheelchair Rugby – have called on UK Sport to apply "at least a baseline level of funding" to all Olympic and Paralympic sports.
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 08:41
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Mon, 28 May 2018 10:31
We don't usually cover much about football here at the Sports Think Tank despite its dominance of the sports political landscape. We feel it gets plenty of attention at the expense of the rest of sport and simply put other sites and organisations make a valuable contribution to the debate and we can't add much more!
However, today the various football stories that have an impact on sport policy have been landing on our desks. We couldn't help taking an interesting look at the Report by Deloite into top flight finances in European Football now worth a record £22bn
Thu, 07 Jun 2018 22:29
The news that UK Sport have finally announced their consultation into the future of their elite funding as part of the 2020-2024 Olympic cycle has to be welcomed - especially from those of us who have been uncomfortable with the consequences of the current policy on athletes and wider sport.
Mon, 04 Jun 2018 08:53
After months of heavy campaigning inside sport and parliament DCMS and UK sport made an announcement of funding this week for the GB Basketball. The Sport had claimed it needed £1m for its teams to compete on the international stage in the build up to the Olympics in 2020.
Mon, 28 May 2018 10:37
The second Active Lives Adult Report summarising activity levels in England from May 2016 to May 2017.
Sport England's vision is as relevant for volunteers as for those taking part. They want everyone in England regardless of age, background or level of ability to feel able to engage in sport and physical activity.