UK Sport urged to change funding model for Olympic and Paralympic Games

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• Dozen disenfranchised sports call for less emphasis on medals
• Badminton England and Wheelchair Rugby among the 12

The governing bodies of 12 British sports have demanded an end to a funding policy that puts Olympic medals above all else.

Describing the current model as “divisive”, the bodies – which include Badminton England and GB Wheelchair Rugby – have called on UK Sport to apply “at least a baseline level of funding” to all Olympic and Paralympic sports.

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Written by Paul MacInnes
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/14/uk-sport-change-funding-olympic-paralympic-games under the title “UK Sport urged to change funding model for Olympic and Paralympic Games”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.