Who is Sporting Equals?

Sporting Equals was established as a project in 1998 in partnership with the Commission for Racial Equality and Sport England to support National Governing Bodies with their race equality work.

Sporting Equals shifted its focus and in 2005 became a standalone, autonomous organisation – an independent voice to serve ethnically diverse communities, promote community cohesion and, importantly, to take action to eradicate racism in sport. Lorraine Deschamps MBE, Angela Francis and Beverley Mason FRSA are the co-founders. Sporting Equals achieved charitable status in 2007.

We have 3 primary aims

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Raise awareness & understanding of the needs of Ethnically Diverse Communities within the sports & physical activity sector.

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Empower individuals & communities to deliver change both locally and nationally.

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Advise & support policy-makers and delivery bodies to be inclusive of all Ethnically Diverse Communities.

Proud to be in partnership with

Race Representation Index

The Race Representation Index (RRI) measures workforce data in senior leadership positions. By transparently presenting this information to the public the sport sector is more accountable & confidence in leadership will develop.

Race Representation Index

The Race Representation Index (RRI) measures workforce data in senior leadership positions. By transparently presenting this information to the public the sport sector is more accountable & confidence in leadership will develop.

Use inclusive language

Race Discrimination Support Service

How we can help you

Clubs & societies who want to drive ethnic diversity in sport & physical activity can join us as Associate Members.

National Governing Bodies, Active Partnerships & professional sports organisations can become Charter Members.