Posted: Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:56
The status of physical education in schools needs a "radical shake-up" and it should be valued in the same way as core academics subjects, a report says.
A study by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on a Fit and Healthy Childhood says PE has for too long been the "Cinderella subject" in UK schools.
Posted: Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:08
For most sports fans the spectacular success of British athletes at the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games was a cause for celebration but there is a risk that the weight of gold could have a damaging effect on community sport and the pursuit of a more active nation. Martyn Allison, Chris Cutforth and Steve Wood explain why so much is at stake.
Posted: Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:56
The government has been asked to lobby for the inclusion of squash as an Olympic sport, although sports minister Tracey Crouch claimed that it was "not appropriate" to get involved.
During a passionate speech in Westminster Hall, Neath MP and former Welsh number one Christina Rees delivered a paper titled Squash and the Olympic Games for political discussion.
(from Sports Management Magazine)
Posted: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:52
Nick keller Chair of Sports Industry Group this week spoke out about the European Referendum and why Sport needed to vote to 'Remain'
In a wide ranging article Nick spoke about the consequences of Leave and the benefits that being part of the European Union had brought to the sector.
Posted: Wed, 04 May 2016 10:15
The Welsh government and quango Sport Wales have published their vision for improving the inclusivity and sustainability of sporting facilities throughout the nation.
Facilities for Future Generations: A Blueprint for Sport and Active Recreation in Wales lays out a framework as a point of reference to "help inform long-term, sustainable decision-making" on the design, provision and maintenance of facilities.
Posted: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 10:06
The Sport and Recreation Alliance has published its full response to the Sport England strategy consultation.
Posted: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 10:03
Leaving the European Union could increase the cost of sports equipment and limit access to sports funding for British organisations, according to Sport and Recreation Alliance chief executive Emma Boggis.
Posted: Mon, 29 Feb 2016 12:06
More people need to be encouraged to take up grassroots sports in a bid to lower "alarming" levels of premature deaths, councils say.
One third of all deaths are premature and could have been prevented by lifestyle changes, research shows. These include deaths related to diabetes, obesity, dementia and mental health issues.
Posted: Mon, 22 Feb 2016 10:45
The installation of Go Ape in Battersea Park is part of a growing movement towards the privatisation of green spaces. How can cash-strapped councils bring in private money without turning parks into grassy high streets?