Posted: Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:33
Sport Wales have produced a report outlining the experiences of the LGBT community in sport in Wales following their recent survey work. The details can be read on their website and the full report downloaded.
Posted: Sun, 09 Dec 2012 10:23
As decisions loom over funding of the road to Rio 2016 for Team GB, 'minority' sports are bracing themselves for severe funding cuts that they claim will destroy them. A Report in the Independent suggests some team sports will be destroyed when the Rio figures are announced.
Posted: Sun, 28 Oct 2012 15:11
Three former BBC Sports Personality of the Year nominees are included on the expert panel that will determine the shortlist of 12 for this year's award.
Sir Steve Redgrave, Baroness Grey-Thompson and Denise Lewis will be joined by Baroness Campbell, chair of UK Sport, and representatives from the BBC and the newspaper industry.
They will aim to produce a shortlist based on reaching a consensus view.
The winner will be announced at ExCeL in London on Sunday 16 December.
Presented by Sue Barker, Gary Lineker and Clare Balding, Sports Personality of the Year will be broadcast live on BBC One
Posted: Sat, 20 Oct 2012 09:57
A survey carried out by the Sport and Recreation Alliance to capture opinion on the Olympic legacy only months on from the end of the Games reveals that three quarters of sports clubs feel the government isn't doing enough to help them inspire a generation to take up sport.
Posted: Thu, 18 Oct 2012 11:59
The BBC Sport Price of Football Survey has been released today.
The average cost of the cheapest adult ticket in the top four divisions of English football has risen by 11.7% - more than five times the rate of inflation.
The BBC Sport Price of Football survey found that the average price of the most affordable ticket in league football has gone from £19.01 to £21.24 in the past 12 months.
The survey looked at 166 clubs in 10 divisions across British football, including the Blue Square Bet Premier and Women's Super League.
Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 08:57
New sports club online toolkit will benefit many more disabled people
Today the English Federation of Disability Sport are pleased to unveil the Inclusion Club Hub. The new online toolkit will support sports clubs to improve provision and opportunities, so that more disabled people can be active at a local level.
The toolkit can be accessed at www.inclusion-club-hub.co.uk and is free to use
Posted: Wed, 10 Oct 2012 18:27
The Sports Think Tank has today welcomed the launch of Game of Life by the Sport & recreation Alliance.
The Game of Life brings together, for the first time, all of the best evidence to support those gut feelings we have about sport. But it is also even-handed, pointing out where the evidence is patchy or where more research is required.
In many cases, the evidence proves the point outright, in others it points the way towards an answer without establishing it conclusively.
Put together, however, the case for leading a more active lifestyle is compelling – both personally and societally.
Posted: Fri, 05 Oct 2012 08:58
The Education Secretary, Michael Gove, has held talks with leaders of several sports governing bodies aimed at producing a new school sports policy capable of delivering on London 2012's legacy promises.
Posted: Tue, 18 Sep 2012 17:44
Minister for sport Hugh Robertson has released a ten-point legacy plan today, in a bid to ensure that the government delivers on its promise to 'inspire a generation' to take up sport.
Posted: Sat, 15 Sep 2012 11:01
The Economist Intelligence Unit has produced a Games Legacy Report sponsored by Cisco which is available to view at their website here. Economist Intelligence Unit.