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General Election 2017: “Now let’s get to work”

On the day after the general election that ended in a hung Parliament, Theresa May gave a statement in Downing Street following her meeting with HM the Queen. May promised “…a government that can provide certainty and lead Britain forward at this critical time for our country”. Despite the minority Conservative government, it is imperative … Continue Reading

General Election 2017: what does your vote mean for your sport?

On Thursday 8 June 2017 the British people will go to the polls to determine who will lead their country for the next four years and who will (almost definitely) oversee the nation’s exit from the European Union.  It’s been almost a year since Britain voted for Brexit (to be precise, on Thursday, it will … Continue Reading

Last Post of the Year

Since we launched in August this year Sports Shorts has posted 86 blogs covering a multitude of topics including: a look at new rules concerning Premier League shirt sponsorship; a review of UK Sport and Sport England’s ‘Code for Sports Governance’ consideration of England Rugby’s training camps; an analysis of the FIFA Poppy Dispute (twice); … Continue Reading

It’s been 100 days since Britain voted to leave the EU: do we now know how player recruitment will be affected?

In the United States, there is a tradition that the new President’s performance is measured after 100 days in office.  Today (3 October 2016), marks 100 days since the British nation voted to leave the European Union on 24 June 2016. On Sunday 2 October 2016, Theresa May (again) declared that Brexit really means Brexit. … Continue Reading

A little light relief

“The popularity of sport transcends all barriers. Sport has an amazing power to spontaneously unite people as one in solidarity.” – Ban Ki Moon, UN Secretary-General Following the events of recent months Team GB’s outstanding performance so far at the Olympic Games has been a ray of light in what has otherwise been a period … Continue Reading
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