‘Brutal but effective’: why Team GB has won so many Olympic medals

Sports that have propelled Britain up the medal table have received extra investment while others have had their funding cut altogether.

UK Sport, which determines how public funds raised via the national lottery and tax are allocated to elite-level sport, has pledged almost £350m to Olympic and Paralympic sports between 2013 and 2017, up 11% on the run-up to London 2012.

To find out more click here; https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/aug/15/brutal-but-effective-why-team-gb-is-winning-so-many-olympic-medals

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