New YST and wheelchair basketball chiefs, Lions tour and 30 most influential women in sport – 7 from 7

7 from 7 is the briefest of sports news round-ups. Seven headlines from seven days to keep you in the loop. This week it covers Sue Campbell leaving Youth Sport Trust, why the Lions tour is an anachronism and some big sponsorship moves. Comings and goings at the top of Youth Sport Trust and Wheelchair Basketball. … More New YST and wheelchair basketball chiefs, Lions tour and 30 most influential women in sport – 7 from 7

New tennis and rowing chiefs, Premier League viewing figures and Olympic changes – 7 from 7

7 from 7 is the briefest of sports news round-ups. Seven headlines from seven days to keep you in the loop. This week it covers moves at the top of tennis and rowing, falling Premier League audiences, and the review of UK Sports high performance system. New LTA chief appointed. British Rowing chair steps down.  … More New tennis and rowing chiefs, Premier League viewing figures and Olympic changes – 7 from 7

I was there when England won the World Cup last week – and this is what I learned

I was at Suwon in South Korea on Sunday to see England’s Under 20s beat Venezuela – our first victory at a global tournament since ‘66. Like the twenty million people who claim they were at Wembley in 1966, I now join the exclusive club of fans who can lay claim to seeing England win … More I was there when England won the World Cup last week – and this is what I learned

Di Ellis, new Taekwondo chair and Premier League carve up – 7 from 7

7 from 7 is the briefest of sports news round-ups. Seven headlines from seven days to keep you in the loop. This week it covers the sad death of Dame Di Ellis, the launch of three new OTT TV services, a cull at British Cycling and where the Premier League money goes to. Dame Di … More Di Ellis, new Taekwondo chair and Premier League carve up – 7 from 7

Election promises, broadcast deals and Ronaldo’s sculptor back in work – 7 from 7

7 from 7 is the briefest of sports news round-ups. Seven headlines from seven days to keep you in the loop. This week it covers election promises for sport, Olympic hosting decisions and what happens when you take your event off free-to-air TV. A final analysis of the election promises for sport and activity BT to show … More Election promises, broadcast deals and Ronaldo’s sculptor back in work – 7 from 7

Sports manifestos, in-fighting NGBs and trans athletes – 7 from 7

Seven from Seven is the briefest round-up of sports news which you don’t want to miss each week. This week it covers election manifestos, NGB in-fighting, no compromise and Ian Ritchie. Tories commit to bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games and other parties’ sports manifesto pledges analysed Are the sports media big beasts like ESPN headed … More Sports manifestos, in-fighting NGBs and trans athletes – 7 from 7

How Tinder sex is saving athletes two hours sleep, sports manifestos and whether the captain is a myth – 7 from 7

Seven from Seven is the briefest round-up of sports news which you don’t want to miss each week. This week it covers Tinder sex, the science behind captaincy and the sports sector’s General Election manifesto. It’s that most wonderful time of the year – manifesto time. This one is from UK Active. And this one from … More How Tinder sex is saving athletes two hours sleep, sports manifestos and whether the captain is a myth – 7 from 7

Review of UKAD, speculation on UK Sport’s new chair and glimpse into future of sports broadcasting tech – 7 from 7

Seven from Seven is the briefest round-up of sports news which you don’t want to miss each week. This week, you’ve got how the Danes create medallists – but nicely, the government’s review of UKAD and weaponised real-life MarioKarts. How the Danes create medallists without upsetting everyone. Not quite this week but speculation over the … More Review of UKAD, speculation on UK Sport’s new chair and glimpse into future of sports broadcasting tech – 7 from 7

Brexit and sport, key new appointments at swimming and the Guardian and Sport Wales soap opera

Seven from Seven is the briefest round-up of sports news which you don’t want to miss each week. This week, you’ve got how Brexit might affect sport, another twist in the Sport Wales soap opera and sport leaders saying that they might need mandatory targets on diversity. The lawyers are starting to unpick what Brexit … More Brexit and sport, key new appointments at swimming and the Guardian and Sport Wales soap opera

How the Champions League has sunk without trace for British football fans

It barely caused a ripple this week when BT renewed its rights to show football’s Champions League and the Europa Cup at a cost of £1.2bn over three years. That’s because for many British viewers the competitions have already sunk without trace. No one outside of BT knows the viewing figures for sure but it … More How the Champions League has sunk without trace for British football fans