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We’re currently excluding and letting down whole swathes of our population.

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eople from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are still far less likely to be physically active – despite efforts to tackle the

deep-rooted inequalities in activity levels.

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The issue has been laid bare in a

new report, which also shows that BAME groups are also far less likely to volunteer in sport and enjoy the benefits associated with it. The report, Sport for all - why ethnicity and culture matters in sport and physical activity, is described as the most comprehensive ever picture of how people from BAME communities are taking part in sport and physical activity. It has been drawn from the survey responses of more than 100,000 people who contributed to the most recent Active Lives Adult

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■■The report is described as the most comprehensive

and Children Surveys. Published by Sport

ever picture of how people from BAME communities

England, the report shows that, presently,

are taking part in sport and physical activity

62 per cent of adults in England meet the

www.sportsmanagement.co.uk

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