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UK opposition weighs betting levy to fund grassroots sport

LONDON, July 24 (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party is considering imposing a new levy on online betting and Premier League TV income to support measures to encourage more people to take part in sport, it said on Thursday.

Boosting the number of Britons who play sport regularly was one of the aims of the 2012 London Olympics, but the results have been patchy two years on.

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      "Sports Business Correspondent, a new role at Reuters. I was previously UK Chief Correspondent and have also worked in Italy, Ireland and the Netherlands during more than 20 years with Reuters. I have also worked as an editor in a number of senior roles."
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