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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

#sportbrexitdeal

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.

Europe and Sport Policy

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.

Absorbing the Sport England Strategy

Fri, 20 May 2016 17:50

Over the last 24 hours we have monitored the response to the new Sport England investment strategy. Unsurprisingly most organisations have sent out their press releases welcoming the new direction of travel and are looking forward to their future in this brave new world. If this is a radical departure from the past strategy surely this can't be right?

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