Martyn Rooney talks to the SPTT

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 Michael Johnson on our latest BAME football coaches report

The Sports People’s Think Tank (SPTT) has renewed their call for the football authorities to up their efforts in addressing the continued under representation of BAME coaches within professional English football. Now, in our latest column, board member Michael Johnson gives his perspective on the concerning issue. In the third installment of Dr. Steven Bradbury’s[…]

Adepitan calls for change

By Michael McCann SPTT Exclusive Ade Adepitan believes the Sports People’s Think Tank can be an important vehicle to amplify a unified voice across sports. Speaking after the recent SPTT Athlete Activism evening at Arbuthnot Latham Private Bankers, Adepitan said he believes that the campaign for fairness in sport is currently too often fought individually.[…]

Hughton praises SPTT and says change is coming

SPTT exclusive By Michael McCann Chris Hughton, one of just four black first-team football managers in England, says the Sports People’s Think Tank (SPTT) is playing a key role in helping the game become more diverse in coaching and management. Speaking at the recent Best of Africa (BOA) 2015 awards evening, held in association with[…]