Britain will not set a medal target for the rearranged Olympic Games in Tokyo due to the problems caused in preparation by the COVID-19 pandemic, Team GB’s Chef de Mission Mark England has revealed.
British Bobsleigh and Skeleton Association “welcome” clearance by independent enquiry into bullying allegations
The British Bobsleigh and Skeleton Association (BBSA) has "welcomed" being cleared of wrongdoing by an independent investigation into allegations of bullying and racism against the Board.
UK Sport and the British Olympic Association (BOA) have offered tentative support towards exploring a potential bid for a future Olympic and Paralympic Games but say no talks have been held to date, after Sadiq Khan vowed to establish an exploratory committee after winning a second term as London Mayor.
Bids for the 2030 FIFA World Cup, the World Athletics Championships and the 2025 Women’s Rugby World Cup are under consideration by UK Sport as the Government agency targets a decade of hosting major sporting events.
UK Sport survey shows 75 per cent of sports fans happy to attend live events within next four months
A total of 97 per cent of sports fans responding to UK Sport’s Return To Major Sports Events survey have said they will attend live events again, and 75 per cent felt comfortable doing so within the next four months, in line with Government plans to ease restrictions.
If Emily Campbell puts in a good performance in the women’s super-heavyweights she could help Britain to its best performance at the European Weightlifting Championships since 1948.
UK Sport has launched a national squads support fund with the aim of supporting the development of credible national teams in several sports.
Eight lead figures named in UK Sport initiative to increase female coach representation in time for Paris 2024
Eight leaders have been named to start UK Sport’s new initiative to increase female representation in elite coaching within the Olympic and Paralympic field by the time of the Paris 2024 Games.
UK Sport chief executive Sally Munday has heaped praised on GB Boxing for maintaining a "world-class" Olympic performance programme despite the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.
UK Sport has announced that the sports already funded for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will not face budget cuts in the run-up to the Games in 2021 as the organisation also released its provisional budgets for Paris 2024.
UK Sport has announced a new leadership programme to double the representation of female coaches in the Olympic and Paralympic high-performance community by Paris 2024.
UK Athletics chief executive Joanna Coates believes its new 12-year strategy will help to "address the sport’s long-term issues".
UK Sport chair Dame Katherine Grainger fears hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games will become financially less viable due to the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Colin Rattigan has been removed as a director of the British Bobsleigh and Skeleton Association (BBSA) with immediate effect after he "fundamentally breached" the national governing body's code of conduct.
UK Sport has launched an independent investigation into allegations of racism and bullying made against the British Bobsleigh and Skeleton Association (BBSA).