National Governing Bodies for Sport (NGBs) are usually independent, self-appointed organisations that govern their sport with the consent of the organisations involved in the sport itself.

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    Sport England appoints NGBs according to a specific recognition process. This process aims to identify a single lead NGB structure which is capable of governing a sport at UK, GB or home country level.

    The Sport England NGB recognition criteria focus on establishing whether an NGB has achieved a position of pre-eminence within its sport and whether it has a reasonable level of internal organisation and governance.

Great Britain Wheel Chair Rugby

As one of the only full-contact disability sports, it’s little wonder that wheelchair rugby, aka ‘murderball’, was one of the biggest hits of the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

British Water Ski & Wakeboard

Water skiing and wakeboarding are surface water sports where an individual is pulled behind a motor boat or cable tow.

Volleyball England

It doesn’t matter how old you are, how fit you are or whether you’re able bodied or disabled. Volleyball is loads of fun and a very social game.

Triathlon England

Triathlon is a sport based on Swim, Bike and Run. 

England Squash

Whether you want to get your squash thrill back or pick up a racket for the first time, you’ll find squash an exciting, indoor court-based game for all ages and abilities.

England Rugby

Rugby union is a territorial, full-contact, team game, inclusive of all shapes and sizes. One of the reasons for rugby’s rapid growth is that regardless of size, shape, age or gender, there is a type of rugby and a level of competition that is right…

England Hockey

An exciting Olympic sport widely played by schools and clubs equally by both genders. 

Goalball UK

Goalball is an exciting, indoor, 3-aside team sport, of attack and defend – with a unique twist!

Basketball England

Get involved in basketball! You want to be involved in basketball, or you already are and just can’t get enough. Here is an overview of how, where and what ways you can play and we’ll talk you through the basic rules. We will also point…

Baseball Softball UK

Maybe you’ve seen Major League Baseball in America played on television, with those big stadiums, colourful uniforms, pitchers throwing the ball at 90 mph and batters hitting it 400 feet. We  have baseball clubs all around the country with adult teams…