Thursday, May 23, 2024

Diversity push can yield more Olympic talent, says UK Sport

UK Sport is urging sports such as hockey to seek out potential talents from diverse backgrounds who may have been missed in the past.

Dame Katherine Grainger, the UK Sport chair, wants Team GB to speak to people “who have been successful, but also to people who haven’t been, and say ‘what were the barriers, what stopped you, what helped you overcome them?’”

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