UK Sport urged to change funding model for Olympic and Paralympic Games

• Dozen disenfranchised sports call for less emphasis on medals• Badminton England and Wheelchair Rugby among the 12The governing bodies of 12 British sports have demanded an end to a funding policy that puts Olympic medals above all else.Describing the current model as “divisive”, the bodies – which include Badminton England and GB Wheelchair Rugby – have called on UK Sport to apply “at least a baseline level of funding” to all Olympic and Paralympic sports. Continue reading......

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By: The Guardian - 7 days ago

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