Department for Culture Media and Sport
Each professional sport in the UK is run by a National Governing Body (NGB) or a professional league. These bodies set the rules, promote the sport, develop prospective players, and organise major events. They support local clubs, are often responsible for national teams, and run coaching programmes.
The major NGBs and Leagues we have links with are:
Our aim is to work closely with these bodies to:
We also aim to:
We have strong links to the following organisations:
Our business plan contains a commitment to helping to make the UK an attractive place to invest by bidding for major sporting events. In delivering this, we work closely with UK Sport and the NGBs to help to bring major events to the UK. Forthcoming events that we are hosting or are bidding to host, include: