Sport England has welcomed the government’s announcement of a £300 million Winter Survival Package to help major spectator sports.

The injection of funding will support spectator sports impacted by coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions – from national governing bodies through to individual clubs.

The government package is providing support to, among others, rugby union, horse racing, netball, basketball and badminton, as well as the lower tiers of football’s National League .

Sport England will administering the money via a solicited fund that’s aimed at supporting sports who’ve been affected by the ban on spectators in recent months.

To find our more about this and a preliminary breakdown of the funding distribution proposed by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) click here: