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  • UK Sport welcomes new Council members

    Date 14/11/2002

    Sports Minister Richard Caborn today appointed four new Members to UK Sport's Council, with Nick Bitel, Louise Martin, Laura McAllister and Constance St Louis joining the organisation.

  • UK Sport backs London 2012 Olympic bid

    Date 12/11/2002

    UK Sport, the agency charged by the Government with co-ordinating the staging of world-class events in the UK, today gave its backing to London's proposed bid for the 2012 Olympic Games.

  • UK Sport response to Olympic bid report

    Date 01/11/2002

    "The Olympic Games would be the perfect way for the UK to signal its intent as a sporting power, showcasing London to the rest of the world as a city of the 21st Century," says John Scott, UK Sport's Director of Major Events.

  • UK targets top 5 world sporting nations

    Date 10/09/2002

    The UK is on course to become one of the world's top five sporting nations by 2012 according to Sir Rodney Walker, Chairman of UK Sport, speaking at the organisation's annual open meeting.

  • Triumphant Games for Home Nations

    Date 07/08/2002

    As Manchester continues to wind down after a successful Commonwealth Games, the home nations can look back on the ten days of sporting action with pride.

  • It's Medal Mania as the Games Come to an End

    Date 05/08/2002

    The Commonwealth Games drew to a close last night in Manchester, and the final weekend of action saw a host of medals for the home countries.

  • Women and Sport Framework Agreed

    Date 20/06/2002

    The principles of a national framework for women's sport in the UK were agreed last week at a two-day workshop at Bisham Abbey hosted by the UK Co-ordinating Group on Women and Sport.

  • Lottery boost for Olympic Taekwondo

    Date 23/05/2002

    Taekwondo has been given a massive boost in its bid for success on the world stage and increased popularity at home, becoming the latest sport to benefit from UK Sport's World Class Performance Programme.

  • UK Athletics welcomes £40 million award

    Date 21/05/2002

    UK Athletics has welcomed a £40 million funding package following the abandoned attempt to stage the 2005 IAAF World Athletics Championships at Picketts Lock in North London.

  • UK Sport breaks through £100m barrier

    Date 16/05/2002

    UK Sport will shortly unveil its new Lottery Strategy, coinciding with the announcement that the organisation's awards to sport have passed through the £100 million barrier.

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