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Prime Minister appoints Chair of Birmingham Organising Committee for 2022 Commonwealth Games

Prime Minister appoints Chair of Birmingham Organising Committee for 2022 Commonwealth Games

The Prime Minister has appointed John Crabtree OBE as the Chair of the 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee.

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Martyn Worsley Appointed to Board of UK Sport

Martyn Worsley Appointed to Board of UK Sport

The Culture Secretary has appointed Martyn Worsley as a member of the UK Sport Board for a term of 3 years, from 12 March 2018 to 13 March 2021

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Secretary of State Reappoints John Dowson to UK Sport

Secretary of State Reappoints John Dowson to UK Sport

The Culture Secretary has reappointed John Dowson as member of the UK Sport Board for a second term of 3 years, from 16 March 2018 to 15 March 2021.

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UK Sport Appoints New Board Member

UK Sport Appoints New Board Member

The Culture Secretary has appointed Sally Bolton as member of the UK Sport Board for a term of 3 years, from 5 March 2018 to 6 March 2021.

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UK Sport Appointment

UK Sport Appointment

The Culture Secretary has appointed Anne Panter as a member of the UK Sport Board for a term of 3 years, from 31 January 2018 to 01 February 2021.

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UK and France sign new agreements to tackle corruption and match fixing in sport

UK and France sign new agreements to tackle corruption and match fixing in sport

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Matt Hancock hails France as a key partner in helping to protect sport's integrity.

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The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport reappoints Nicola Roche to the Board of UK Sport.

The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport reappoints Nicola Roche to the Board of UK Sport.

Nicola Roche has been reappointed by the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport as a Board Member of UK Sport, for 3 years until 14 December 2020.

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Birmingham selected as host city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham selected as host city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) announces that Birmingham, England is the host city partner of the XXII Commonwealth Games in 2022.

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The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport reappoints Chair of the Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA)

The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport reappoints Chair of the Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA)

The Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP has reappointed Alan Coppin as SGSA Chair for three years from 1 April 2018

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The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport reappoints Paul Lee as Chairman of the Horserace Betting Levy Board.

The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport reappoints Paul Lee as Chairman of the Horserace Betting Levy Board.

The Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP has reappointed Paul Lee as the Chairman of the Horserace Betting Levy Board until 01 April 2019.

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The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport appoints two new Members to the Board of the Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA)

The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport appoints two new Members to the Board of the Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA)

The Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP has appointed Dr Rimla Akthar MBE and Janet Johnson as SGSA Board Members for three years from 10 October 2017

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PM welcomes Women's World Cup stars to Downing Street

PM welcomes Women's World Cup stars to Downing Street

Prime Minister Theresa May welcomes the England women’s World Cup cricket and rugby teams to celebrate a standout year for women in sport.

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The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Appoints Four New Members to the Board of UK Anti Doping

The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Appoints Four New Members to the Board of UK Anti Doping

The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, The Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP, has appointed Nicholas Griffin QC and Dr Claire-Marie Roberts to serve three-year terms on the Board of UK Anti-Doping, and Frances Akor and Prof Nicola Phillips to serve four-year terms, commencing on 1st October 2017.

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Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Appoints Lis Astall as Interim Chair of UK Sport

Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Appoints Lis Astall as Interim Chair of UK Sport

The Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP has appointed Lis Astall by exception as Interim chair of UK Sport, commencing on 22 April 2017.

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Culture Secretary Extends the Terms of Three Board Members of UK Anti Doping

Culture Secretary Extends the Terms of Three Board Members of UK Anti Doping

The terms of appointment of Professor John Brewer, Justin Turner QC and Janice Shardlow have been extended until 30 September 2017

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What a knockout!

What a knockout!

Secretary of State Alun Cairns calls on sports fans to get behind Welsh fighter Lee Selby as he defends his IBF featherweight world title.

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Government boost for Horseracing in Betting Levy Reform

Government boost for Horseracing in Betting Levy Reform

Move will help secure the future of horseracing and ensure a fair return to the sport from gambling operators

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Government boost for Horseracing in Betting Levy Reform

Government boost for Horseracing in Betting Levy Reform

Move will help secure the future of horseracing and ensure a fair return to the sport from gambling operators

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Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport reappoints Sport England Chair

Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport reappoints Sport England Chair

Nick Bitel has been reappointed by the Secretary of State as Chair of Sport England until 21 April 2021.

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England to host Rugby League World Cup in 2021

England to host Rugby League World Cup in 2021

Tournament will be biggest and best World Cup to date and help grow the sport at home and abroad

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Government calls for evidence on gaming machines

Government calls for evidence on gaming machines

Gambling industry review will include a focus on stakes and prizes of gaming machines including Fixed Odds Betting Terminals.

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Yorkshire to host 2019 UCI Road World Cycling Championships

Yorkshire to host 2019 UCI Road World Cycling Championships

The successful joint bid includes £24 million of Government investment to leave a lasting legacy across the country.

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Culture Secretary appoints new Gambling Commission Chair

Culture Secretary appoints new Gambling Commission Chair

Bill Moyes has been appointed the new Chair of the Gambling Commission

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Rio 2016: Message from Prime Minister Theresa May

Rio 2016: Message from Prime Minister Theresa May

A message from Prime Minister Theresa May in the final weekend of the Rio Olympics.

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Terms of Three Board Members of UK Anti Doping Extended

Terms of Three Board Members of UK Anti Doping Extended

The terms of appointment of Professor John Brewer, Justin Turner QC and Janice Shardlow have been extended for six months

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Culture Secretary Appoints Six New Board Members at Sport England

Culture Secretary Appoints Six New Board Members at Sport England

Culture Secretary, John Whittingdale, has appointed Denise Barrett-Baxendale MBE, Professor Ian Cumming OBE, Chris Grant, Wasim Khan MBE, Andy Long, and Karen Pickering MBE as Board Members of Sport England for terms of three years each.

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Culture Secretary Reappoints Two Members of UK Sport

Culture Secretary Reappoints Two Members of UK Sport

Culture Secretary John Whittingdale has reappointed Lis Astall and Sarah Springman to the board of UK Sport for second terms.

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Sweden v Wales: Travel advice

Sweden v Wales: Travel advice

Travel advice for Wales supporters travelling to Stockholm for the Sweden - Wales friendly at Friends Arena on the 5 June.

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Sport Relief Mile 2016 Kazakhstan

Sport Relief Mile 2016   Kazakhstan

The British Embassy Astana is organising a charity run on Saturday, 14 May, and calls for participants.

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Culture Secretary Appoints Four New Board Members at the Sports Grounds Safety Authority

Culture Secretary Appoints Four New Board Members at the Sports Grounds Safety Authority

Culture Secretary, John Whittingdale, has appointed Joyce Cook OBE, Susan Johnson OBE, Philip Kolvin QC and David Mackinnon as Board Members of the Sports Grounds Safety Authority for three years from 8 February 2016

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Culture Secretary appoints three new board members at UK Anti Doping.

Culture Secretary appoints three new board members at UK Anti Doping.

Pippa Britton, Trevor Pearce and Sarah Winckless appointed for three years from March 2016.

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Culture Secretary reappoints five Board Members of Sport England

Culture Secretary reappoints five Board Members of Sport England

Culture Secretary, John Whittingdale, has reappointed Debbie Jevans CBE, Charles Reed, Ian Drake, Kate Bosomworth and David Goldstone as Board Members of Sport England for second terms.

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Sports Minister to join WADA Foundation Board

Sports Minister to join WADA Foundation Board

Tracey Crouch appointed on to decision-making body to help with global approach to anti-doping

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David Evennett MP appointed acting Sport, Tourism and Heritage Minister

David Evennett MP appointed acting Sport, Tourism and Heritage Minister

David Evennett MP will cover Sport, Tourism and Heritage Minister Tracey Crouch's maternity leave

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Culture Secretary reappoints Members of the Sports Grounds Safety Authority

Culture Secretary reappoints Members of the Sports Grounds Safety Authority

Culture Secretary John Whittingdale has reappointed Peter Rowley and Derek Wilson as Board Members of the Sports Grounds Safety Authority.

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London based NFL team closer to touchdown

London based NFL team closer to touchdown

Chancellor George Osborne met NFL players as London takes next steps to becoming home of an American Football team.

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Major UK funding boost for grassroots football in China

Major UK funding boost for grassroots football in China

Chancellor announces £3 million funding for a grassroots football programme in China.

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Georgia v Scotland – Euro 2016 Qualifier: Travel Advice

Georgia v Scotland – Euro 2016 Qualifier: Travel Advice

The following advice is intended to help all those planning to visit Tbilisi for the Georgia v Scotland Euro 2016 qualifier match, to be held on Friday 4 September 2015. Kick off time: 8pm local (BST +3)

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Culture Secretary opens new British Fencing Elite Training Centre

Culture Secretary opens new British Fencing Elite Training Centre

John Whittingdale meets Team GB Fencers in their stunning new base backed by Sport England and UK Sport investment

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Government, FA and Premier League combine to boost football’s grassroots

Government, FA and Premier League combine to boost football’s grassroots

DCMS, FA, and Premier League to invest in more grassroots facilities across the country

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Minister welcomes Gold Framework

Minister welcomes Gold Framework

Publication Gold Framework outlines how major sporting events can be bid for and staged in the UK

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Culture Secretary appoints Sports Grounds Safety Authority Chair

Culture Secretary appoints Sports Grounds Safety Authority Chair

Sajid Javid has appointed Alan Coppin as the new Chair of the Sports Grounds Safety Authority, for 3 years commencing 1 April 2015.

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Government encourages women to pursue positions on sports’ boards

Government encourages women to pursue positions on sports’ boards

Government hosts its second high-powered networking event aimed at inspiring businesswomen to join sports’ boards

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Foreign Office Twitter Q&A on winter sports

Foreign Office Twitter Q&A on winter sports

The Foreign Office along with representatives from ABTA, the Ski Club of Great Britain and Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports will be on hand to answer your questions on Twitter.

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Yorkshire boost for tourism, cycling, and the arts

Yorkshire boost for tourism, cycling, and the arts

Tourism, cycling and the arts boosted by new funding in Yorkshire, the Chancellor announces.

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