Tackling racism and racial inequality in sport


In September 2020, UK Sport, Sport England, sportscotland, Sport Wales and Sport Northern Ireland came together to set out to Tackle Racism and Racial Inequality in Sport with the collective ambition to have a sporting system which is truly inclusive and properly reflective of UK society.

The sports councils commissioned two pieces of work – a data gathering and analysis project led by the Sport Industry Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University and a lived experiences project led by AKD Solutions. Details of both reports can be found below:

Here is a link to the initial overarching commitments based on the recommendations from these reports.

Date published: 17 June 2021
Date updated: 23 June 2021


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