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UK Athletics president Gardener says British Bobsleigh ignored overtures to address racism

Jason Gardener, president of UK Athletics and a former Olympic gold medallist, has described how the British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association ignored an approach from him to address allegations of racism within the organisation ahead of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Speaking during The Diversity Dividend, a webinar organised by SportBusiness to examine questions of diversity and inclusion in the sports business, Gardener said the sport could have saved itself millions in lost funding if it had accepted his overtures.

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