Tag: funding


UK Govt largesse for COVID-floundering sports

UK cash boost for clubs and stadiums

The pound 300 lifeline, mostly loans, provided by the UK Government to 11 spectator sports in England is sure to keep them afloat at a time when the United Kingdom has gone into a national lockdown what with the new COVID-19 strain taking a huge toll on lives and the sports venue sector bleeding... » Read more


UK Govt’s financial teeth to Ricoh Arena

Ricoh Arena expansion August 2020

The Ricoh Arena – a stadium in Coventry, England – has revealed further details of its plans to add to and enhance its conferencing and exhibition facilities ahead of the Commonwealth Games after receiving multi-million-pound Government funding. This is due to be the third time England will... » Read more


Eden Park spruce-up ahead of showpiece events

New Zealand Eden Park with government backing

Ahead of hosting three women’s World Cup events, the New Zealand Government has allocated an initial NZ$7.3m (£3.8m/€4.2m/$4.8m) to give a shot in the arm to the country’s sports facilities. Sports Minister Grant Robertson gave out details of the first major release of funding, NZ$80m, from... » Read more


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