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Joint statement on race in sport review

Categories: Safeguarding and equality Sport Industry News

Wednesday 23 June 2021 Last year, Sport England, along with the other home sports councils, began a review into racism and racial inequality in sport, the findings of which they’re now publishing. Sport England carried out a detailed, independent review – in collaboration with the other home country Sports Councils and UK Sport – into […]

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Coronavirus restrictions eased and Return to Play guidance updated

Categories: Sport Industry News

Monday 17 May 2021 From today, all indoor sport can restart (though there are still some restrictions on physical contact), group exercise classes can take place and there’s also an easing of rules around spectating. It’s a particularly important milestone for sports like netball, basketball, table tennis and badminton. These sports have been badly hit by indoor […]

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New strategy launched as poll findings reveal pandemic impact

Categories: Disability Sport Partner news Sport Industry News

Thursday 13 May 2021 New findings published by national charity Activity Alliance on Wednesday 12 May 2021, reveal the growing impact of the pandemic on disabled people. Just over 7 in 10 disabled people (72%) agree that the coronavirus pandemic has made sport and physical activity less fair for disabled people. This is one of […]

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Social media boycott to stand against online racism in football

Categories: Safeguarding and equality Sport Industry News

Thursday 29 March 2021 Kick It Out, The FA, Premier League, EFL, FA Women’s Super League, FA Women’s Championship, PFA, LMA, PGMOL and the FSA will unite for a social media boycott from 15.00 on Friday 30 April to 23.59 on Monday 3 May, in response to the ongoing and sustained discriminatory abuse received online […]

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