Posted: Fri, 06 Feb 2015 12:00
Ahead of the 2015 General Election, the Sports Think Tank took the opportunity to interview John Leech MP (Manchester Withington), the Liberal Democrat spokesperson for sport.
Posted: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:36
A significant drop in the number of people swimming once a week dominates new sports participation figures for the 12 months up to October 2014, Sport England has revealed.
Posted: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:26
A wide-ranging group of sponsors, media professionals, policy makers and key stakeholders from across the sports sector gathered in London to highlight the priorities that lie ahead for women's sport in the UK.
Posted: Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:32
Football clubs around the world spent a record $4.1bn (£2.7bn) on international player transfers during 2014, according to global governing body Fifa.
Posted: Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:48
Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Sajid Javid yesterday faced questions from the Culture Select Committee, including questions on sports participation, the Olympic legacy, football governance and safe standing at football grounds.
Posted: Fri, 16 Jan 2015 12:53
Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham has launched a document detailing the Labour Party's strategy on public health prior to the upcoming general election. The document covers a wide range of public health issues, including physical activity.
Posted: Wed, 14 Jan 2015 08:33
On average, schools are now offering under 2 hours of PE per week from key stages 1 -4, according to a report released today at the House of Commons.
Posted: Fri, 09 Jan 2015 09:41
Conservative MP Damian Collins has organised a meeting with other campaigners at the European Parliament later in January to discuss options for moving towards a "new FIFA".
Delegates will include FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne, Harold Mayne-Nicholls, the head of the technical inspection team for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids, and the former chairman of the England FA, David Triesman.
Posted: Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:52
Lord Coe, the double Olympic gold medallist and Sports Think Tank patron, who chaired the London 2012 organising committee, is to stand for the presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) next year. He will run against former pole-vaulter Sergey Bubka.
Posted: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:26
A decision on the UK Sport strategy for funding in elite sport will not be taken until after the general election in May, which could lead to an overhaul in the way Olympic team sports are funded.
UK Sport's consultation ends on December 10 and its board will then make recommendations to ministers - however it will be the Government that is in power after the general election in May which will make the final decision and changes will be brought in after the Rio 2016 Games.