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Forget whether a sport is cool, let’s concentrate on women being active

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

Time for Change?

This Week, I was fortunate to be granted an invitation, to one of the workshops, on the new “Local Delivery Pilots” by Sport England. I was delighted to be accompanied by Client, Metro Swimming Club and local sports trust, Life Leisure, both from Stockport. 572 more words

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Netball, rugby union and table tennis to receive large grants from Sport England

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

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Back Badminton

Coming into 2017 has lead with many decisions from 2016 looming over the fate of a variety of things in the United Kingdom, we all know that the country is in a large dip of uncertainty throughout the upcoming year. 1,210 more words

Interview: Former Team GB cyclist Yanto Barker says that a difficult 2016 for cycling has not damaged the sport's reputation.

IT has been a mixed 12 months for British cycling. Although it was one of Britain’s most successful sports at the Rio Olympics, with Team GB securing 12 medals, including six golds, these successes have been overshadowed by several problems away from the track. 685 more words


How can NGBs do more with less in this new world of funding from Sport England

So as the dust settles on another funding announcement from Sport England, it’s clear we are definitely in uncharted territory. With many National Governing Bodies (NGBs) receiving significantly less than in… 935 more words

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