Twenty time British Senior Weightlifting Champion, Jo Calvino, has been speaking to us about the extent to which her voice, as a professional weightlifter for twenty-three years, has been heard when it comes to the governance of her sport. Jo also discusses how she is trying to use sport as a positive influence through her role[…]
Martyn Rooney, Team GB Olympic 400m runner, took time out of his busy training schedule to have a conversation with the SPTT’s Calum Gaughan about the importance of current athletes being able to give their insight and play a role within British Athletics. Amidst the ongoing allegations of doping that continue to surround the world of[…]
The SPTT’s Calum Gaughan met with former professional footballer, current pundit and SPTT board member Jason Roberts to get his views on our work so far and what the organisation’s hopes are going into 2017. Since his retirement, Jason has stayed heavily involved within football through the Jason Roberts foundation but also by moving into[…]
SPTT member, Andy Barrow, is a retired GB Wheelchair Rugby athlete, triple Paralympian and 3 time European gold medallist. Barrow, now a highly respected motivational speaker and mentor, spoke to the SPTT about the challenges and opportunities to develop the Paralympics and his hopes for the next games in Tokyo.
The SPTT’s Leon Mann discusses how he got involved in the Sports People’s Think Tank. He also outlines the importance of the English Football League’s introduction of a “Rooney Rule”