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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…


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…


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…


Latest updates: East Midlands Live on Friday 18 August 2017
…Live updates for Friday 18 August 2017…


BBC Live: Sussex on Friday 18 August
…Live updates on Friday 18 August…


BBC Live: Kent on Friday 18 August
…Live updates on Friday 18 August…


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…


Yorkshire breaking news: Latest updates
…Live updates on Friday 18 August 2017…


BBC Local Live: West of England on Friday 18 August 2017
…The latest news, sport, weather and travel from across the West on Friday 18…