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The missed opportunities and unfulfilled potential of British basketball | Conor Patrick Faulkner
The sport is one of the most popular activities among young people in the UK. Yet years of underfunding means it has little hope of meaningful growth

Conor Patrick Faulkner

12, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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England wobble but wriggle past New Zealand to stay in World Cup reckoning
England all but eliminated the hosts’ chances of reaching the semi-finals – though not after a thorough scare

Raf Nicholson

20, Mar, 2022 @7:08 AM

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Fifa latest governing body to review links with Concussion in Sport Group
Fifa has said it is reviewing its relationship with the global sports concussion organisation it helps fund amid allegations of plagiarism against its former co-chair and influential neuroscientist Dr Paul McCrory

Andy Bull and Emma Kemp

14, Mar, 2022 @1:26 PM

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Winter Olympics funding will not just be guided by medals, says UK sport chair
Katherine Grainger has said grassroots participation will help to determine future funding for Winter Olympic sports as well as medal potential

Tumaini Carayol

21, Feb, 2022 @4:50 PM

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‘Egotistical’: Rory McIlroy attacks Phil Mickelson over Saudi-backed tour
McIlroy says the Greg Norman-backed Super Golf League is ‘dead in the water’ and had ‘a lot of words’ for Mickelson

Ewan Murray

21, Feb, 2022 @12:58 AM

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Team GB targets record-breaking Winter Olympics medal tally in Beijing
BOA and UK Sport have record of five medals in sightsTeam ‘has potential to win between three and seven medals’

Sean Ingle

13, Jan, 2022 @2:08 PM

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Future of sport in Britain facing serious challenges, say leaders
Sporting leaders have painted a bleak picture for the future of sport in this country due to a lack of funding and the impact of the pandemic

Paul MacInnes

18, Oct, 2021 @5:25 PM

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Team GB set to lose 4x100m Olympic silver after second positive for Ujah
CJ Ujah’s B sample tested positive for two banned substances while UK Sport has admitted to ‘concerns’ about crisis in British athletics

Sean Ingle

14, Sep, 2021 @6:04 PM

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Women in sport: pride, prejudice and promise
Letters: UK Sport’s Sally Munday counters claims of misogyny in the organisation’s support for female competitors, while Ann Deary Francis and Aaron Nelson say cricket’s new Hundred format has boosted the women’s game

Letters

09, Aug, 2021 @4:36 PM

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Team GB still too white and suburban, says Sport England board member
Chris Grant laments ‘massive underrepresentation’ in terms of diversity in elite sports

Alexandra Topping

09, Aug, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Alice Dearing makes history but Team GB’s first female black swimmer leaves ‘broken’
A frustrating morning rendered a maiden Olympic experience bittersweet and the 24-year-old already yearning for redemption

Tumaini Carayol at Odaiba Marine Park

04, Aug, 2021 @4:30 AM

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Olympic BMX funding cut wins gold for sexism | Brief letters
Brief letters:

Letters

02, Aug, 2021 @4:39 PM

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