A new Laureus-funded report has shown that community sports projects not only successfully tackle youth crime, but can save governments’ money as well.
The new Sport Scores report, which looked at community sports projects across Europe in Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom, shows that every €1 invested in sports projects can reduce costs to society by an average €5.02.
These savings come from reducing costs to victims of crime, police and the courts. …
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By comparison, “tough on crime” policies are a bad investment.