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New report calls for fresh sport policy direction in Scotland to improve health


People with disabilities being penalised for seeking to be more active

OSS calls for action to follow largest ever study of disability in sport in Scotland


How to make public sport and leisure sustainable

Sport England report analysed


Scottish leisure trusts in crisis mode

Sport facility closures dominate planning for 2023-24


MSPs back OSS calls for national sport strategy

Parliamentary committee calls on government to make sport activity more accessible to improve health


OSS aims to inform, connect and challenge

New projects for 2022 turn spotlight on mental wellbeing, town centre regeneration, connecting older people and sport's value to Covid recovery


How has Covid impacted children's activity?

OSS with Data for Children Collaborative and UNICEF investigate


How sport is supporting people with Parkinson's

Drumchapel Table Tennis Club at forefront of using sport as tool to tackle health issues


Are children being priced out of sport?

Scotland striker sparks BBC debate on rising cost of sport participation


Women in Leadership in Scottish Sport

Progress analysed and key barriers identified


Mental health: Kathleen shares anxiety strategies with SSS players

OSS Ambassador drops in on Dundee charity


Gemma powers into UK's top 100

OSS and UWS Master student recognised as influential leader


Covid impact greatest on children and young people

Sport England report reveals 12.5m people inactive, and fears for future


Teenage girls keen to return to activity post-Covid

Women in Sport research reveals fears of loss of ability and big groups


Minister calls on health and sport to step out of silos and join forces in Covid recovery

Event turns spotlight on health, sport and leisure's ability to solve health problems


Scots' activity levels fall during pandemic

Sport and exercise seen as key to mental health and Covid recovery


School sport aids self-regulation and attainment

New study links school activity to behaviour and academic performance


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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