In 2012 the government cut funding to tennis by £530,000. This came after the sport had seen a 25% drop in participation, so Sport England reduced its financial support. 238 more words
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by Emilia Passaro
In the past few weeks The Guardian has put out two articles about netball. Two! This is exciting news right?
A predominantly female sport is finally getting some recognition in the infinite ocean of male-dominated sports. 918 more words
Sweat. Wobble. Compete. LOVE.
Have you seen it?
If you haven’t, I’m talking about Sport England’s ‘This Girl Can’ national campaign which has been funded by the National Lottery and celebrates women of all ages, sizes and backgrounds taking part in their favourite sports and not giving a damn! 317 more words
The first phase of the £8 million redevelopment of Bath Sports and Leisure Centre has been completed.
Work started to transform the building into a modern and dynamic centre in July 2016 after £1.5million of funding was secured from the National Lottery (which is administered by Sport England). 959 more words
Last week a debate raged across the internet over the funding given to England Netball to effectively grow participation in the game. £16.9 million no less, one of the biggest sums provided to a non Olympic sport and one that caused a great outcry. 622 more words
This week Sport England announced it has awarded an extra £101m of National Lottery and government funding to the governing bodies of 25 sports, including netball. 342 more words