Sport

International Women’s Day 2017: Be Bold For Change

DCMS

, March 8, 2017 — Culture

This year, International Women’s Day challenges us all to #BeBoldForChange and encourages everyone to think about how they can help create a more equal and inclusive world. International Women’s Day celebrates the success of and contributions to society made by women as well shining a light on the inequalities they face. With its origins in…

Paralympic pride

Karen Bradley

, September 22, 2016 — Sport

Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

Returning from Rio yesterday, after experiencing my first Paralympic games as Culture Secretary and flying the flag for Britain in Brazil, has left many treasured memories, especially in celebrating the formidable performance of our ParalympicsGB team.

Gold rush in Rio

Tracey Crouch

, September 16, 2016 — Sport

Minister for Sport, Tourism and Heritage

It might be a little early to celebrate, as the Paralympics are not yet over, but with four days to go until the end of our time here in Rio, the Great Britain and Northern Ireland team are enjoying an incredible Paralympics. The team has won more gold medals than any Paralympics since Seoul in…

20 years of GB Olympic success

DCMS

, August 22, 2016 — National Lottery

Find out how increased funding from the government and National Lottery has helped Team GB win more medals at each Olympics for the past 20 years.You can also see how Secretary of State Karen Bradley championed British sport, culture and tourism at British House Rio.Read about Sports Minister Tracey Crouch’s time in Brazil too, as…

Championing Britain in Rio

Karen Bradley

, August 19, 2016 — Sport

Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

What an honour it has been to visit Rio and not only get the chance to promote our cultural interests to one of the world’s key markets, but also have the privilege of seeing Team GB excel.

Team GB – the country is right behind you!

Tracey Crouch

, August 10, 2016 — Sport

Minister for Sport, Tourism and Heritage

As you read this it’s likely that I’ll be in the air on the way back from Rio and ready to cheer on Team GB from home. It has been an excellent trip where I have managed to see and hear first hand how record government and National Lottery investment has helped our top athletes…

Maracana, meetings and medals

Tracey Crouch

, August 9, 2016 — Sport

Minister for Sport, Tourism and Heritage

It’s been an incredible last few days in Rio; the Olympic Games have surged into life with world-class sport getting underway against one of the most beautiful backdrops on the planet.

Rio 2016 gets underway

Tracey Crouch

, August 5, 2016 — Sport

Minister for Sport, Tourism and Heritage

As I write this, excitement in Rio and no doubt among sports fans around the world is rising, with only a few hours left before the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games gets underway.I’ve been in Brazil for two days now to support Team GB and bang the drum for Britain, championing the UK…

National Walking Month

David Evennett

, May 23, 2016 — Culture

I am a passionate advocate of walking – it is free, keeps you fit and is good for the environment. For years, my wife and I have enjoyed exploring the UK’s breathtaking scenery on foot and now as Minister responsible for sport and tourism it seems my hobby could not be more apt. May is…