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National Lottery funded athletes and parkrun team up to inspire the nation to get active

On Saturday 19 August, The National Lottery, UK Sport and parkrun UK are inviting the nation to join Britain’s top athletes at #teamparkrun events across the UK. To celebrate…
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EIS appoint Paulson Head of Paralympic Performance Support

The English Institute of Sport (EIS) has announced the appointment of Dr Tom Paulson as its new Head of Paralympic Performance Support. Paulson, who will lead the EIS provision…
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Practitioner knowledge vital in supporting clean athletes

Having the right knowledge as well as values is vital in the fight against doping, according to English Institute of Sport (EIS) Clean Sport Strategy Lead Mike Stow. Operations…
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Challenge learning and develop soft skills for impact

English Institute of Sport (EIS) Director of Science and Technical Development Dr Kevin Currell has called on aspiring practitioners to challenge themselves in their learning and develop soft skills…
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Winter sports remain on track for record breaking Games in PyeongChang

After a successful 2016/17 season UK Sport, the nation’s high performance sport agency, remains confident Great Britain can achieve its best ever Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games at PyeongChang…
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Dame Katherine Grainger acknowledges call for change but urges caution on risk to winning formula

Dame Katherine Grainger, who takes up her position as Chair of UK Sport next week, has acknowledged a call by a minority of national governing bodies (NGBs) for a…
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Skiggs joins EIS as Director of Finance and Business Operations

The English Institute of Sport (EIS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Skiggs as its new Director of Finance and Business Operations. Skiggs, who took up the…
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Inspiring a career change to innovate in sport

London 2012 may have set out to inspire a generation but for one member of the English Institute of Sport (EIS) Performance Innovation team the event triggered a career…
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Female role models gave me the confidence to progress says Harrison

As this week marks Women’s Sports Week the English Institute of Sport’s (EIS) Head of Performance Lifestyle, Jo Harrison, has told how the encouragement of female colleagues and…
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Walker included in list of top 50 BAME leaders

English Institute of Sport (EIS) National Director Nigel Walker has been included in a list of the top 50 most influential Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) leaders in the…
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