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Tags: No Compromise

Sport Under Scrutiny

It seems as though it has been another tough week for sport in the news headlines again.

Whilst Westminster and Ministers are on their recess the direct policy news is a little lighter, but as you will have seen from our twitter output this week there is still plenty happening in the world of sport which has impact on our longer term thinking.

Posted: Sun, 13 Aug 2017 10:24 by Andy Reed

Tags: Sport Policy, No Compromise, StreetGames

Does Every Sport Matter?

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.

Posted: Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:16 by Andy Reed

Tags: Sport Policy, No Compromise, Uksport, Toky2020

Why do We Fund Some Only Some Elite Sport?

It has been no surprise that following the rejection by UK Sport of the appeals made by 7 sports over their funding bids for Tokyo 2020 the focus has been on the so-called No Compromise system and its implications for Sport. We have covered this ongoing debate at the Think Tanks for a number of years but this week has caused more reaction than at any other time.

Posted: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:47 by Andy Reed

Tags: Uksport, No Compromise