Latest Active People results show a decrease in BME participation
2.84 million people from black and minority ethnic groups (36.7%) aged 16 years or over played sport once a week, a decrease of 77,200 compared with the March 2015 result and 87,200 fewer than the September 2015 result for this group. A drop in participation amongst non-British white people has contributed to the latest results.
There has been an increase of 691,000 people from black and minority ethnic groups playing sport compared with APS1. During this period, 3.00 million people from black and minority ethnic groups aged 14 years or over (37.5%) played sport once a week.
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The LTA has become the first national governing body to sign the new Sporting Equals Charter, which aims to actively promote greater involvement in sport and physical activity among Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities.
BEDSA 2019 WINNERS
Congratulations to all of our BEDSA 2019 Winners ' A Dazzling Night'
CALL TO ACTION (BASPA)
A 'Call to Action' following the British Asians in Sport and Physical Activity (BASPA) Summit which took place on the 23rd November 2019 in Birmingham. The insight gained from the workshops have been developed into a series of recommendations against the four key themes of elite level sport, coaching, workforce and inactivity.
Latest Active Lives Data Release
Sport Participation Trends amongst BAME groups: Analysis of Active Lives Survey data May 2017/18
BEDSA 2019 Awards Finalists
The Finalists have been announced for the most anticipated British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards, which will take place on 6 April in London.
Sign Up to the Sporting Equals Charter
The Charter was launched at the Race Equality and Ethnic Diversity - Charter for Change event held at Pinsent Masons, London on the 25th March 2019. To see the Sky Sports coverage and find out more, click here.