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Shadow Sports Minster impressed by vision of SportPark

4 April 2011

Ian Austin, the Shadow Sports Minister, has visited SportPark at Loughborough University to see for himself the high quality environment that encourages partnership working amongst sporting bodies.

The visit started with a full tour of the building and included several informal discussions with staff members based at SportPark.

The Minister also met with a number of Chief Executives and senior officers from national governing bodies and sporting organisations based in the building and the wider University.

Mr Austin also visited the renowned Sports Technology Institute, situated close to SportPark, and finished with a tour of the University’s impressive sporting facilities.

SportPark is a £15 million development that opened its doors in January 2010. The ethos of SportPark is to support sports organisations work in partnership, share best practice, and work in collaboration and develop innovation.

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