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Tackling racism at the grassroots

BLACK AND ASIAN PEOPLE ‘PATRONISED AND POORLY REPRESENTED’ IN COMMUNITY SPORT SECTOR – RESEARCH     Black, Asian and minority ethnic people working or volunteering in community sport can feel “patronised and poorly represented” within the grassroots and community sport sector, according to new research published by Sported.     The national charity helps community […]

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Sported launch 2020-21 Strategy

  This year will mark the 12th anniversary of Sported.   Over those 12 years we’ve seen real progress in the acceptance of the transformative power of sport, but there are increasing challenges facing by young people and communities:   – Poverty – 4.1 million children now live in poverty, and life expectancy between the […]

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Celebrating 10 years helping community groups survive and thrive

Sported celebrates 10 years!

2018 marks a special year for Sported as we celebrate our tenth anniversary,  having been incorporated as a charity back on 20th March 2008.   What started as Sir Keith Mills’ vision – as then Deputy Chair of LOCOG – to provide a life-line to the thousands of community sport groups which play a pivotal […]

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TSB launch new partnership with Sported

TSB launch new partnership with Sported to help local community sport groups.     More than half of people who attend local community sport groups are concerned their group will shut down.     A quarter of people say their local community sport group has already had to close.   New research from TSB reveals […]

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