In wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, Lashings Allstar XI, an outfit made up of former professional international cricketers played a match to raise money for the survivors. The T20 match was played less than a mile from the tower against the Lords & Commons XI, a squad made up of serving and former members[…]
NFL Stars were in the London this summer to give back to the community, with the help of FloReal Sports. Oakland Raiders star Marshawn Lynch, New York Giants Quarter Back Joshua Johnson, and Hackney Born Miami Dolphin Jay Ajayi, all came to the capital with their respective foundations, to support young people in communities.[…]
By Michael McCann The Sports People’s Think Tank (SPTT) have once again renewed their call for the football authorities to up their efforts in addressing the continued under representation of BAME coaches within professional English football. A report by Dr. Steven Bradbury from Loughborough University, in association with the SPTT and the FARE network, showed[…]
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”
By Kelly Sotherton The power of an Olympics is unquestioned. An unrivalled spotlight falls on athletes during the Olympics. How does this change your life as a competitor and do athletes realise the power that comes with this? Could they use the spotlight more effectively? This summer has undoubtedly been one of the toughest an Olympic athlete can[…]
The Sports People’s Think Tank (SPTT) attended the All Party Parliamentary Football Group meeting at the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday, concerning the lack of black and ethnic minority (BME) coaches in football.
A year on from the SPTT’s report into the lack of BAME managers and coaches in elite level football, the organisation returns to the Houses of Parliament to review what progress has been made.
The second SPTT event held at Arbuthnot Latham in London. A panel of sports professionals, hosted by Katherine Merry, will explore the issues facing sportspeople and seek to identify what research they would like to see commissioned, to help their sports advance.
Best of Africa, in association with the SPTT at Mishcon de Reya HQ.