Media briefing: UK Sport with Hugh Robertson, Nov 14

From UK Sport

Minister for Sport Hugh Robertson will be speaking about Lottery backing for major events at UK Sport next week

WHAT: This media briefing will unveil UK Sport’s National Lottery funded £27 million major events campaign for the next six years, which aims to build on the success of London 2012 and cement the UK‘s position as a world leading host nation.

WHEN: Wednesday 14 November. Refreshments available from 9.30am, briefing will commence at 10am, followed by an opportunity for one to one interviews.

WHERE: UK Sport, 40 Bernard Street, London, WC1N 1ST.

WHO: The briefing will be hosted by Liz Nicholl, Chief Executive, and Simon Morton, Director of Major Events and International Relations, who will be joined by Hugh Robertson, Minister for Sport and Tourism, and Ed Warner, Chairman of the London 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships Organising Committee.

To confirm your attendance or to make any specific interview requests, please contact Jessica Whitehorn, Senior Press Officer, UK Sport: / 02072115174

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