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  • 81% of UK in favour of Olympic bid

    Date 15/01/2003

    An ICM opinion poll regarding a potential London bid for the 2012 Olympic Games has revealed that 81% of the nation is in favour of a bid - an increase of 12% since the question was last asked six months ago.

  • Caborn: Transport is key to London bid

    Date 14/01/2003

    Speaking on the eve of the Select Committee hearings into a London bid for the 2012 Olympics, Sports Minister Richard Caborn said that the issue of transport was crucial to whether the Government would give its support.

  • UK Sport looks to the future

    Date 19/12/2002

    UK Sport has welcomed today's publication of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport/Strategy Unit report, which looks at delivering the Government's sport and physical activity objectives.

  • Government backs elite sport

    Date 27/11/2002

    The announcement of £9.4m of new money to support the nation's top athletes and their coaches in their efforts to build on the success of the Sydney Olympics and Paralympics was today welcomed by UK Sport.

  • Minister: sports structure must evolve

    Date 25/11/2002

    Sports Minister Richard Caborn today called for a full debate on the structure of elite sport in the UK to continue the work done so far in creating a system capable of delivering sustained British success of the world stage.

  • 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.

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