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Manifesto puts sport at heart of recovery

Leadership, engagement and evidence keys to brighter future


New faces join OSS campaign to shape change

New chair, board members and researchers bring experience to the OSS


Girls opt out due to embarrassing kit

New research offers guidance to clubs to increase girls' participation


Esports researcher joins the OSS

Mark McCready to help analyse esport roles and impacts


OSS supports research into healthy ageing

OSS teams up with Blackwood Homes to create more active neighbourhoods


Former Scottish swimmer joins OSS

OSS welcomes Ryan Brown as first Research Officer


How returning to sport can reduce spread of virus

Rugby coach invites government to use sport to discipline young adults


Research analyses Covid impact on volunteers

Clubs coping after first phase of lockdown but as pressures rise will pillars of community sport remain?


Sport and Civic Society - Time to Act

OSS Founder Charlie Raeburn on how sport and civic society can learn from lockdown


New vision needed for community sport provision

Report reveals more than 100 community sport facilities face permanent closure and over 900 are on hold


'Let's create something unique to Scotland'

Shelley Kerr and Gregor Townsend see community sport as key to recovery


'Focus on the children' - Sir Kenny on changing the trend of sporting decline

Sir Kenny Dalglish joins guests from sport, business and politics at first London breakfast

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