The Sport in Museums Network was originally established as the Sports Heritage Network (SHN) in 2003 to promote interest in Britain’s unique sports heritage. It created the National Sports Museum Online in 2013 to begin to chart a clear, accessible picture of sporting collections in the UK. http://www.nationalsportsmuseumonline.org.uk/ http://www.sportinmuseums.org.uk/
The National Football Museum http://www.nationalfootballmuseum.com The National Football Museum is a museum at the Urbis building in Manchester city centre founded to preserve, conserve and interpret several important collections of association football memorabilia.
The Sporting Statues Project records and researches statues of sportsmen and women around the world. Since 2010 we have published several academic papers and magazine articles, and collected information on over 1000 statues. http://www.offbeat.group.shef.ac.uk/statues/
L’Entorse Founded in 2006, the association l’Entorse aims at creating links between the world of art and sport, as well as between their respective audiences, throughout the organization of different events in the whole Nord-Pas de Calais region and in the Euroregion. The association explores the connections between art and sport through performances, exhibitions, art and sport workshops. http://entorse.org/
H-Sport Archive Project provides information about archival collections that are of interest to sport scholars. While many sport museums and sport organizations are well-known to sport scholars, the H-Sport Archive Project highlights sport collections held at non-sport archives. https://networks.h-net.org/node/2622/pages/3483/h-sport-archive-project
Building bridges between arts and sports: Across each of the three countries, a gap separating the world of art and sport has been identified and by excluding each other, these two spheres miss out on mutual improvement. EX[S]PORTS partnership aspires to put an end to this divide, and demonstrate the relevance and efficiency of creating bridges between arts and sports. http://eaststreetarts.org.uk/projects/exsports/?mc_cid=8c243d00db&mc_eid=b182a68e02