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Sports: Urban Areas

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 174728, tabled on 13 September 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what negotiations have taken place for the selection of training facilities for urban sports ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Answered on

15 October 2018

Olympic sports' National Governing Bodies (NGB) are responsible for the training of their athletes during the period leading up to the Olympic Games, and with it the facilities they choose. UK Sport is working closely with NGBs to determine the appropriate level of facilities needed to sustain Olympic success ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games, which are set to run from 24 July to 9 August 2020.