UK Sport, the body that oversees the investment of public and National Lottery money into British Olympic and Paralympic sport, has unveiled plans to invest almost £30m (€32.6m/$38.8m) in an effort to maintain the country’s position as a world-leading host of major sporting events into the 2020s.
The International Netball Federation (INF) has awarded the hosting rights for its 2019 World Cup to the English city of Liverpool.
UK Sport, the national high-performance sports agency, has announced the launch of its first public consultation to determine the future of its approach to funding elite sport – a subject that has been the cause of much controversy in recent months.
British Cycling has announced that the velodrome used during London’s hosting of the 2012 summer Olympic Games will host the second round of the International Cycling Union’s (UCI) 2014-15 Track World Cup later this year.
Glasgow has become the latest city to submit a bid to host the International Skating Union’s 2017 World Figure Skating Championships.
UK Sport, the national high-performance sports agency, has announced that weightlifting will have its funding as a ‘World Class Programme’ restored, but the withdrawal of money from six other sports, including basketball, remains in place.
UK Sport, the national high-performance sports agency, has withdrawn its financial support of seven sports, including basketball, following its annual investment review of summer Olympic and Paralympic sports.