UK government announces Multimillion pound support for Women’s football, netball, badminton and basketball, plus 250,000 free Covid-19 testing kits

The Culture Secretary has announced the latest tranche of funding from the Government’s Sport Winter Survival Package, providing a boost to women’s sport. The Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship will receive a combined £2.25 million of grant support for essential league costs, in addition to a proportion of 250,000 free Covid-19 lateral flow testing kits being made available by the Government to elite sports, with women’s sport designated as a priority. In netball, England Netball and the Vitality Netball Superleague will receive a total of £4.2 million in grants, which has alread…

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