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Court rules that Bridge isn't a sport

English Bridge Union wanted it to be classed as a sport after it was refused funding. Body that refused funding said sports required physical activity. Hence challenge in court. 7 more words

Sport England: Encouraging Women in Sports

“‘Go Where Women Are’ is about engaging women in sport and exercise on their terms and in their space whether physically or emotionally. This review explores our current understanding of women, their relevant motivations, barriers and triggers to getting more active, and what this means for sports and exercise activities and initiatives.”

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Leeds Girls Can Do Netball!

15 women from across Leeds came together to re-ignite a passion or try their hand at Netball on Thursday 28th September at Middleton Leisure Centre.  486 more words


Olympic legacy, bidding wish list and National Fitness Day - it's 7 from 7

This week’s 7 from 7 covers new Sport England awards, diversity in the media, London Olympic legacy and UK Sport’s bidding wish list.
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What we've learned thanks to WhatDoTheyKnow this month

Published by MySociety.org

“In the past month over 4,600 Freedom of Information requests made via our WhatDoTheyKnow resulted in information being released. Volunteer Molly Williams has picked out a few highlights.” 10 more words


For the sake of diversity, and a great game, it is time to get behind #Basketball in Britain

I had the privilege of spending Saturday evening with a packed crowd at London’s Copper Box watching Great Britain take on Greece in an international men’s basketball game. 666 more words

Equality & Inclusion

There is no I in team!

The thought of managing a tennis team for a sports event who have been coached throughout their sporting life and brought up to train and think as individual athletes is a daunting experience. 554 more words