The SGA blog provides thought-provoking commentary on topical stories in sports governance, developments in the legal, regulatory and business environments, and opinions from our network of experts and collaborators.

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    Governance in profile - Karen Watkinson

    Date: 13th Apr 2022

    In the first of a series profiling governance leads in sports organisations, Karen Watkinson from the Angling Trust answers our questions.

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    War in Ukraine and sport's difficult questions

    Date: 4th Mar 2022

    Russia's invasion of Ukraine has required a reaction from the international community. Craig Beeston looks at the difficult situation global sport has found itself due to uneasy links with regimes and powerful interests.

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    Slipping up - the importance of correct filing

    Date: 21st Feb 2022

    Peter Swabey, Policy and Research Director at The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland, looks at the the pitfalls of paying insufficient attention to correct filing procedures, as demonstrated by Yorkshire County Cricket Club's recent travails.

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    Structuring success - Getting it right from the start

    Date: 18th Oct 2021

    Sported's Paul Steele looks at considerations for community organisations when choosing a legal structure.

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    Strengthening through governance

    Date: 13th May 2021

    ukactive's new business plan is designed to help lead its members through recovery from the pandemic and to transition into the future. A focus on their internal governance is central to the plan. Ben Shepherd looks at the exciting times ahead for ukactive.

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