A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.
About This Report:
Sport and leisure have an important role in preventing anti-social behaviour. In this report the Audit Commission explore a wide range of cost-effective solutions to combat anti-social problems via the means of sport.
Teenage Kicks: The Value Of Sport In Tackling Youth Crime
Tue, 10 Feb 2009
The Laureus Sport For Good Foundation assesses the economic value of three sports projects aimed at tackling gang violence and youth crime in the UK. Each project is using sport to reach out to and engage young people at different stages along the criminal pathway.
The Cost of Living Crisis
Mon, 19 Dec 2022
- A growing proportion of clubs are in severe financial difficulty, operating with low reserves following COVID-19 – this is currently the case for a quarter of clubs and is expected to rise to a third in the coming year
Unlocking the Potential
Fri, 08 Jul 2022
A group of leading organisations across sport, recreation and physical activity has today come together for the first time to call for radical reform to support the growth and development of the sector.
A landmark report, 'Unlocking the potential', proposes a clear strategic vision for how to fully harness...
THE FA WOMEN’S PROFESSIONAL GAME STRATEGY 2021-24
Fri, 12 Nov 2021
The document sets out our collective ambition to develop the best women's leagues and competitions in the world. This sets the direction that we will work towards. We will do this by prioritising three goals: producing world class talent, maximising and engaging audiences; and growing the commercial...
Activity Alliance Strategy 2021-24
Wed, 12 May 2021
Building on the successes from the last strategy, our new vision is more ambitious than the previous one and calls for fairness for disabled people in sport and activity.
There needs to be an increased commitment from organisations across various sectors to support disabled people and provide greater...
Uniting the Movement - Full Strategy
Wed, 27 Jan 2021
Uniting the Movement is our 10-year vision to transform lives and communities through sport and physical activity.
As we adapt and rebuild from the huge disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, we need to collectively reimagine how we keep movement, sport and activity central to the lives of everyone....
Post Lockdown 2 Recovery Survey - Full National Report
Thu, 17 Dec 2020
New research shows that UK public sector health and fitness is on track for recovery, but operators face shifts in their member profile
Exploring the role of Sport for Development in the prevention and desistance from crime
Wed, 02 Dec 2020
National Alliance of Sport
The National Alliance of Sport for the Desistance of Crime was launched in October 2015. Its purpose is to advocate for its members and provide support and guidance to the wide range of stakeholders using the power of sport for the prevention and the desistance from crime. As Chair, it has been a privilege...
School Sport and Activity Plan July 2019
Wed, 17 Jul 2019
This action plan is a statement of intent, setting out a joint commitment from the Department for Education (DfE), Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), and Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC), to ongoing collaboration at national level to ensure that sport and physical activity...
Australian Sport Strategy 2030
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
Sport 2030 provides a roadmap for future success for sport in this country.
Sport Australia will lead its implementation, to create an even better and more successful national sports sector. If we get it right we know that in 2030 sport will continue to be a key point of national pride, our Olympic and...