This announcement is fantastic news for our future generations of Olympic athletes.
The Chancellor has announced in today’s Autumn Statement that UK sport will get a 29% financial boost. Will Hawkley, Head of Leisure at KPMG, comments: “This announcement is fantastic news for our future generations of Olympic athletes. The Government’s focus will be on investment in sports facilities and opportunities for young people to build a strong UK team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and international sports competitions. Ultimately this is an investment that will pay off; with a successful Olympic team raising the profile of UK sport in an international arena and attracting future investment and sponsorship in UK sport.”
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