Sport England Award Further Funding

March 23, 2017

Sport England has awarded a further £27.1m of funding to seven sports, including rugby league and swimming.

More than half of the latest tranche will be used to increase participation with the rest for talent development.

Rugby league has been awarded £10.7m and swimming £10.5m, with badminton receiving £2.8m.

Other key investment areas include softball, taekwondo, basketball and weightlifting.

Over £200m has been invested in sports funding since December, with this investment the latest of three major announcements.