Sports Development

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Boris to welcome Seb Coe and country's sports leaders
Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, will welcome politicians, businesses and grassroots projects to City Hall ahead of the anniversary of the 2012 Games.
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Boris Johnson presents Lord Paul Deighton
Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, paid tribute to Lord Paul Deighton at the BT Sport Industry Awards 2013 on Thursday night
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Olympic heroes head New Year Honours
Bradley Wiggins, who won the Tour de France and an Olympic gold, has been knighted in a New Year Honours list dominated by London 2012 medallists.
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Olympic legacy comes under the spotlight
The legacy of the Olympics will be the theme of a debate featuring Stephen Baddeley, Director of Sport at the University of Bath, on Wednesday (21 November).
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UK Sport appoints Simon Timson as performance director
UK Sport has appointed Simon Timson as its new performance director.
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Cities Look to Sports Teams for Leadership
The world’s leading sports teams will gather at Yankee Stadium on November 13th, when Beyond Sport United welcomes the leaders of the most popular sports on the planet amongst a powerful group of star names and influential figures who will come together to explore and expand their organizations’ role in social change.
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Beyond Sport Awards 2012 winners unveiled in London
The winners of the Beyond Sport Awards 2012 were revealed in London on Wednesday 25th July, bringing to an end the annual Beyond Sport Summit.
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Sporting legends add gloss to final day of Beyond Sport
Five-time Olympic Gold medallist Ian Thorpe and five-time ice skating world champion Michelle Kwan have been confirmed as speakers at the final day of the Beyond Sport Summit, on Wednesday 25th July
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Beyond Sport announces top-line speakers for Beyond Sport
Beyond Sport has revealed a group of leading figures from the worlds of sport, business, politics and beyond set to speak at this year’s Beyond Sport Summit, to be staged in London from 23rd - 25th July 2012.
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Beyond Sport's global Awards focus on UK sporting legacy
In a year when the world of sport will be focusing on London, Beyond Sport has announced the launch of the P&G UK Impact Award, in association with the Daily Telegraph, which will recognise and support organisations across the nation creating positive social change through sport in their communities.
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Sport Industry Awards 2012 winners announced
The winners of the Sport Industry Awards 2012 were unveiled on 2nd May at a star-studded ceremony attended by 1,750 key figures from the world of sport
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Barclays Spaces for Sports extends Global Partnership
Barclays Spaces for Sports, a community-based sports programme which uses sport as a platform to help young people develop life skills and revitalise disadvantaged communities in a sustainable way
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Sport Governing Body of the Year shortlist unveiled
The Sport Industry Group is delighted to unveil the Official Shortlist for the Sport Governing Body of the Year Award, sponsored by the Daily Telegraph, completing the shortlist line-up for the Sport Industry Awards 2012.
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Scudamore and Cavendish address Nolan Partners Sport Board
Two of the most influential figures in British sport will speak at the opening two editions of this year's Nolan Partners Sport Industry Breakfast Club.
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Deloitte partners with Sport Industry Awards
The Sport Industry Group is delighted to announce the renewal of Deloitte's partnership with the Sport Industry Awards
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Final Beyond Sport Award 2011 winners unveiled
The second wave of winners of the Beyond Sport Awards 2011 was announced on Thursday, with the final six winning projects revealed on the last day of the Beyond Sport Summit.
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Beyond Sport the stage for groundbreaking child protection
Beyond Sport, SportAccord, Spirit of Soccer, streetfootballworld and the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) have come together to take a huge step forward in addressing child protection all around the world
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Barclays Spaces for Sports showcased to int'l audienes
Sport and development figures from around the globe had the chance to see one of the world’s most successful examples of corporate investment in sport as a tool for social change in action
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Michael Porter Calls on Teams to Leave CSR Behind
In the opening address to an audience made up of some of sport’s most influential figures gathered for Beyond Sport United at Yankee Stadium, Michael Porter, the Bishop William Lawrence University Professor at Harvard Business School, set out a vision of the future for the engagement of sport teams
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Major League Commissioners Gather at Beyond Sport United
The Commissioners of the US major leagues came together today to showcase their commitment to the use of sport as a tool for social change
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Tony Blair Leads Discussion on Sport
In the build up to Beyond Sport United, Tony Blair, the former British Prime Minister and Chairman of Ambassadors for Beyond Sport, met an extraordinary gathering of influential figures from the worlds of sport and business in New York
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Captains of industry and sport join Commonwealth Games
Lawrence Dallaglio, the former England rugby captain, and David Ross, co-founder of The Carphone Warehouse plc, are amongst 13 names who have been enlisted
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Hunter named England’s Chef de Mission for Delhi 2010
Sir Andrew Foster, Chairman of Commonwealth Games England, today announced that Craig Hunter, one of England’s most experienced Olympic and Commonwealth Games sports team managers, has been chosen as Team England’s Chef de Mission for Delhi 2010.
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Ron Dennis wins Lifetime Achievement Award
McLaren Automotive Executive Chairman Ron Dennis CBE was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Sport Industry Awards 2009 on 30th April in London in front of a packed house of industry executives and sport and entertainment celebrities.
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New name and structure for organisation behind Team England
The Commonwealth Games Council for England was today re-named Commonwealth Games England (CGE) as part of an on-going and strategic review of the body that leads Team England to the Commonwealth Games.
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Secretary of State praises ‘first rate facility’
Andy Burnham, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, described the University of Bath’s Sports Training Village as a ‘first rate facility’ during a visit to state-of-the-art sports complex today
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Cyclists Lead Olympic and Paralympic Heroes Parade
The streets of London will be awash with a tide of gold, silver and bronze on Thursday October 16 as around 300 of Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic heroes are set to parade through the capital.
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Ashton becomes Director of Coaching
Talented current and future University of Bath-based athletes and their coaches will be able to work alongside one of the big names in sport from today onwards.
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South West Pays Tribute to Region’s Olympians
The Region’s 59 athletes contributed to a total of 15 medals during the Beijing 2008 Olympics, with Ben Ainslie, Sarah Ayton, Paul Goodison, Andrew Simpson, Steve Williams and Peter Reed all striking gold
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Sir Andrew Foster named as new Council for England Chair
Sir Andrew Foster, author of “The Future of British Athletics” and Deputy Chairman of Royal Bank of Canada Europe Limited, has today been appointed as the new Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Council for England
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E.ON to support FT Sport Industry Summit 2007
The Sport Industry Group and the Financial Times are delighted to unveil energy brand E.ON as a supporter of the FT Sport Industry Summit 2007 on 1st November.
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Société Générale to sponsor FT Sport Industry Summit 2007
The Sport Industry Group and the Financial Times are delighted to unveil investment bank Société Générale as a panel sponsor for the FT Sport Industry Summit 2007 on 1st November.
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Outdoor organisations demonstrate the need for a Coastal Access Corridor
Coast lovers united at Brean Down on the North Somerset coast to promote a permanent right of access to the coastline and to express support for a coastal access corridor in England. A coalition of Britain’s leading outdoor organisations along with local climbers, walkers, horse riders, cyclists and canoeists and other sporting groups to demonstrate how coastal access can work effectively by carrying out their respective sporting activities.
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Further tax refunds for a fortunate NGB
A small National Governing Body have received a £70,000 tax refund through the hard efforts of CCPR enterprise Partner haysmacintyre, an audit and taxation advisor.
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Gordon Brown’s Government: The impact for sport and recreation
Since taking up his new role as Prime Minister, Gordon Brown has not only reshuffled key personnel, but has also restructured a number of departments relevant to sport and recreation. This briefing offers CCPR’s view on what this could mean for members.
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Gordon Brown's new cabinet
It has been announced that the new Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport is James Purnell MP and the new Minister for Sport is Gerry Sutcliffe, MP for Bradford South. CCPR will be taking the earliest opportunity to welcome all new appointments relevant to the work of the sector.
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CCPR Annual General Meeting
CCPR's AGM will be held on Tuesday 24 July 2007 and attendance to this meeting is by invitation only. If you have any queries please email
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Ryde Rowing club wins CCPR's prestigious award
The Ryde Rowing Club based in the Isle of Wight won this year's Sports Club of the Year award which was held at Grange City Hotel. The awards were presented by football legend, Sir Bobby Charlton CBE.
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Survey for sports clubs
CCPR is currently undertaking a research project which aims to understand the impact of current and future Government legislation on sports clubs.
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Bucks Sport Workforce Development Strategy: Consultation

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Sport Industry Lecture 2007 - David Cameron
The Sport Industry Group is delighted to announce that David Cameron, Leader of the Conservative Party, is to make the Sport Industry Lecture 2007, outlining for the very first time his vision for sport.
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David Beckham wins outstanding contribution to British Sport
David Beckham has been named as the winner of the Virgin Atlantic Outstanding Contribution to British Sport award at the Sport Industry Awards 2007.
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Nought for sport as Chancellor fails to deliver for community clubs
Commenting on the absence of any significant new investment for community sport in today’s Budget, CCPR chief executive, Tim Lamb, challenged ministers to back up their promises on sport with action.
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Virgin Atlantic To Sponsor Sports Industry Awards
The Sport Industry Group is proud to announce Virgin Atlantic, one of the world’s leading long-haul airlines, as a new commercial partner for the Sport Industry Awards
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Olympic Star supports young coaches

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‘Sport being forgotten in Olympic funding row,’ says CCPR
CCPR chief executive Tim Lamb today expressed deep concern that the true interests of sport in the UK could be overlooked in the escalating row over Olympic funding. Commenting on the most recent funding estimates, which put the total cost of the 2012 Olympic Games at around £10bn, Tim Lamb said those who run sport in the UK would require ministers to keep a much closer eye on the Games’ budget in order to prevent further raids on lottery funds.
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CCPR appoints former LTA chief to key post
CCPR today announced the appointment of former LTA chief executive John Crowther as its new Treasurer. John, now with Wharton Consulting, takes over the role from Nic Coward who resigned the post to take up a new position as chief executive of the British Horseracing Authority.
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