Steep Fall In Lottery-Ticket Sales Threatens Great Britain Funding On Way To Tokyo 2020

Adam Peaty brought on the Great in Britain at Rio 2016 - by Patrick B. Kraemer

British sport is facing a £30m reduction in funding on the way to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games because of a significant decline in the sales of National Lottery tickets that have made a towering contribution to results such as those that left the country second on the medals table at the Rio 2016 Games. Swimming is among sports expecting to hear from UK Sport next week that their success at the Rio Games will lead to a budget boost. The fall in ticket sales, however, may mean that a cut is on the cards

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