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Olympic legacy: Did £1bn after 2012 get any more people doing sport?
… legacy for sport participation. But, in England at least, that promise was broken…. The government gave Sport England £1bn to invest in grassroots sports, and Jeremy Hunt…, then Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, said the Games provided…


Sport Wales: Paralympian Pippa Britton named vice-chair
…A new vice-chair has been appointed to the troubled Sport Wales quango along… with four other new board members. Paralympian Pippa Britton, chair of Disability Sport… and chair Paul Thomas for "an irretrievable breakdown in relationships" at Sport Wales…


Sport Wales campaign for more women to get into sport
… in accessing sport, the governing body Sport Wales has said. Sport Wales undertook a survey… of sport to encourage more women to get involved. The Our Squad site lets people… of sports, from roller derby to softball, and encourages women to get involved and try…


Women should 'share passion' to get into sport
… in accessing sport, the governing body Sport Wales has said. Sport Wales undertook a survey… of sport to encourage more women to get involved. Fitness instructor Jin Osborne from…


Sport NI chief Antoinette McKeown to return to work
…The chief executive of Sport NI is to return to work later. Antoinette McKeown… overturned those charges, saying it had found flaws with the disciplinary process. Sport… NI is a publicly-funded body set up to encourage people into sport. It has…


Sport Wales: Action needed, independent report says
Sport Wales has been told to take immediate action to improve the way…-funded body. Welsh sports organisations claimed the quango offered them "little… insight". The report was ordered by Sport Wales chair Paul Thomas, sacked by ministers…


Porthcawl water sports hub approved by councillors
…Plans to build a new water sports centre in Porthcawl have been approved…' area - will be used by water sports clubs. Residents said the plans would increase…: "If successful, the water sports centre and cafe at Rest Bay will provide new high-quality…


Will live streaming of player data improve sport for fans?
Sports teams have used wearable sensors in training for several years as a way… in Australian sport, and the first time in a stadium of more than 50,000 spectators, players…. It was the kind of data hitherto reserved for sports scientists and professional coaches…


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