Lloyd’s insurer will become Presenting Partner of the organisation for four years

Lloyd’s insurer Sportscover has become an Official Partner of UK Sport under a four-year deal.

As part of the partnership, Sportscover will also become the Presenting Partner of UK Sport’s Gold Event Series workshops and governance events through to 2017.

Sportscover business development director Paul Thomas said: “Sportscover are delighted to be working with such a prestigious partner as UK Sport. Given our focus on sport it is a natural fit for both parties. This represents a further step forward towards our ultimate goal of becoming synonymous with sport in this country. We look forward to assisting UK Sport and its beneficiaries with the continued delivery of excellence across the sporting landscape.”

UK Sport chief executive Liz Nicholl said: “It’s fantastic for us to be able to announce that Sportscover will act as a key partner to UK Sport on the road to Rio. Their investment will allow us to continue to provide key learning and development opportunities to coaches, event managers and governance specialists as we look to build a stronger more sustainable high-performance sports system in the UK.

“Sportscover will be sharing their time, experience, and leading industry knowledge at many conferences and events to come, and we look forward to working with them on a number of exciting projects.”