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Promoting Sport & Physical Activity

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Tackling inequalities in the sport sector

Categories: Safeguarding and equality Sport Industry News

In June Sport England acknowledged that, while they – and the Active Partnerships – already focus much of their work on tackling long-standing inequalities contributing to people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds being far less likely to be physically active, we’ve so much more to do. Responding to the abhorrent killing of […]

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Coaching campaign asks the nation to ‘Support Your Coach’

Categories: Coach & Volunteering Partner news Sport Industry News

UK Coaching has confirmed that UK Coaching Week 2020 will take place from the 14-20 September. The awareness campaign – which empowers athletes, coaches and the public to celebrate great coaching – will centre on the need to ‘Support Your Coach’, kicking off with the #GreatCoachingPledge that will call on the nation to give some […]

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Why investing in physical activity is great for our health – and our nation

Categories: Sport Industry News

08 September 2020 Sport England have commissioned the Sport Industry Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University to calculate the social impact and the economic importance of sport and physical activity in England. Every £1 spent on community sport and physical activity generates nearly £4 for the English economy and society. The findings of the report […]

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New Sport England resources to help prepare for a return to play

Categories: Health & Wellbeing Sport Industry News

As restrictions ease and the sport and physical activity sector begins to reopen, Sport England have produced several resources to help it do so. In recent weeks they have been consulting with partners to get a sense of what would be helpful. And while the government has not yet given the green light to the […]

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