Associated Groups

In order to provide an informed advisory role, Sporting Equals works with key players in the sport and physical activity sector through its associated groups. These comprise of experts from community and elite sport as well as those with empathy and lived experience to ethnic diversity in sport. 

Although differing in aims, our associated groups: the Sport Monitoring Advisory Panel and the BASPA Advisory Board both have an overarching goal of improving ethnically diverse representation and opportunity in sport. Sporting Equals' role supports these groups through the provision of secretariat support. For more information contact info@sportingequals.org.uk 

Associated Groups

Sport Monitoring Advisory Panel

The Sport Monitoring Advisory Panel has been established by Sporting Equals to monitor British publicly funded sport and physical activity organisations, with its inaugural meeting taking place in February 2021. During the summer of 2020, publicly funded sport and physical activity organisations released statements acknowledging the previous lack of action by many to improve the experience of the African and Caribbean communities in the sport and physical activity sector. The momentum witnessed over this year, needs to continue and remain on the agenda. This Panel has been established to achieve this.

British Asians in Sport and Physical Activity (BASPA) Advisory Board

Created to address the low levels of representation across sport and high levels of inactivity, the British Asians in Sport and Physical Activity (BASPA) Advisory Board and Network was established as a campaigning group with differing areas of specialism in the four key themes:  1. Talent 2. Inactivity 3. Coaching 4. Workforce