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Competitive sport ‘puts off pupils’

The majority of children would be happy to see the competitive element removed from school sport, a survey suggests.
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Children shun competition in school sport

Competitive dads across the country should brace themselves. Almost two out of three children would either be relieved or “not bothered” if the competitive element were taken out of school sport.









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Teachers must sign up for drama and sport, say MPs

Teachers should be obliged to take part in extracurricular activities such as sport and drama, according to an influential MPs’ report out today.


    








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Primary school sport £750m pledge

Primary schools in England are going to share an extra £150m per year sports funding until 2020, Prime Minister David Cameron announces.
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Pushy parents ‘spoil school sport’

Badly behaved parents can spoil school sport for their children, a prep school head teacher warns.
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National sport centre site picked

Scotland’s £30m National Performance Centre for Sport will be located at the Riccarton Campus of Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.
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Universities: Sport success not as vital as it used to be

The days of universities seeking the best athletes and sportsmen and women to boost their sporting prowess appear to be over, according to a new survey.

    




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Universities: Sport success not as vital as it used to be

The days of universities seeking the best athletes and sportsmen and women to boost their sporting prowess appear to be over, according to a new survey.

    




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BBC launches Blue Peter sport badge

BBC announces a new Blue Peter sport badge and television series to continue the Olympic legacy of London 2012.
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Worry at school sport survey results

As a survey of teachers finds concerns over a drop in school sport, BBC Sport’s Dan Roan says the Olympic legacy cannot be taken for granted
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