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  • Keen joins UK Sport as Performance Adviser

    Date 17/02/2004

    Former British Cycling Performance Director Peter Keen will be joining UK Sport as Performance Adviser from the beginning of April 2004.

  • Explained: New sport funding plans

    Date 20/11/2003

    Two announcements in recent weeks - by UK Sport and Sport England - are set to have a significant effect on the way that Olympic sports are supported by the Sports Councils.

  • Women in sport strategy launched

    Date 17/11/2003

    The <i>UK Strategy Framework for Women and Sport</i> was launched last week at Bisham Abbey at a meeting of the International Working Group on Women's Sport (IWG), hosted by UK Sport.

  • Campbell outlines UK Sport review

    Date 29/10/2003

    "An organisation suited to the needs of elite sport in a devolved Britain," is how Sue Campbell describes the UK Sport she would like to see at the conclusion of her 18-month term at the helm of the UK's elite sport agency.

  • Sue Campbell appointed Chair of UK Sport

    Date 27/08/2003

    Sue Campbell CBE - Chief Executive of the Youth Sport Trust and former Chief Executive of the National Coaching Foundation - has been appointed as the new interim Chair of UK Sport, taking over from Sir Rodney Walker.

  • Sir Rodney to stand down from UK Sport

    Date 16/07/2003

    As announced on Monday, UK Sport's Chairman, Sir Rodney Walker, will stand down when his term of office expires in September. This will bring to an end nine years of work at the highest level of British sport.

  • National Lottery shake-up announced

    Date 04/07/2003

    A major shake-up of the National Lottery has been announced by the Government which could raise more money for sport and involve Olympic athletes sharing their skills on National Lottery Day.

  • 2012 Olympic bid decision put on hold

    Date 30/01/2003

    A decision by the Government on whether to back a London bid for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games has been delayed for at least two weeks, Downing Street said today.

  • Key figures debate London Olympic bid

    Date 23/01/2003

    Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell joined key figures including three-time Olympic gold medallist Matthew Pinsent and London Mayor Ken Livingstone at a debate to discuss whether Britain should bid for the 2012 Olympic Games.

  • Select Cttee publishes Olympic report

    Date 23/01/2003

    The Culture, Media and Sport Committee today published its report on a potential bid for the 2012 Olympics. "It is clearly desirable in principle that London should host an Olympic and Paralympic Games," it concludes.

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