Handball chief calls for more flexible funding

The current model for funding British Olympians makes it impossible for emerging sports to develop, says the chief executive of British Handball.

UK Sport is in charge of allocating lottery and public money to the different Olympic sports, but it has a strict “no compromise” approach.

Only sports that can demonstrate medal-winning potential are backed.

“A more flexible approach to funding is essential if emerging sports are ever to win medals,” said Paul Goodwin.

To find out more click here; http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/handball/20175370

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