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Athlete wellbeing prioritised for Rio Games

Topics: Working with our partners Elite athletes International sport Disability sport Safeguarding children Type: News article

On 21 July, ahead of Rio 2016, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced the implementation of a new procedure for participants to report any incident of harassment or abuse to the IOC Welfare Officer.

Aug 04 2016

Active Norfolk are training for the future

Topics: Safeguarding children Community and school sports Working with our partners Type: News article

Active Norfolk tells us about their delivery of the multi-sport Time to Listen (TTL) training, and their plans to provide further support to welfare officers in their area.

Jun 13 2016

Sport Duty of Care Review

Topics: Safeguarding children Working with our partners Type: News article

The Sport Duty of Care Working Group led a review into the duty of care that sport has towards participants. Feedback from the consultation is currently being analysed.

Jun 02 2016

Government launches sports strategy

Topics: Safeguarding children Working with our partners Type: News article

During 2015, the CPSU contributed to the public consultation for the recently launched 'Sporting future: A new strategy for an active nature'. And we'll also be contributing to the strategy in 2016.

Feb 08 2016

Wales' young ambassadors

Topics: Safeguarding children Working with our partners Type: News article

We hear from Laura Whapham, CPSU Wales Development Officer, regarding the involvement of Sport Wales Young Ambassadors attending our CPSU Wales Safeguarding Standards panels for the first time.

Feb 08 2016

Club Matters – supporting your sports club

Topics: Safeguarding children Working with our partners Type: News article

Club Matters is Sport England's one-stop shop for sports clubs. It provides free, convenient, practical resources to help develop and sustain sports clubs.

Feb 08 2016

Tackling mental health in and through sport

Topics: Working with our partners Safeguarding children Type: News article

The Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation was developed with the support of mental health charity Mind. The CPSU was one of the first organisations to sign up to commit to action.

Dec 17 2015

Safeguarding the child athlete in sport

Topics: Working with our partners International sport Safeguarding children Type: Publication

The new review, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, aims to (1) present a summary of the scientific literature on the threats to children in sport; (2) introduce a framework to categorise these threats; (3) identify research gaps in the field and (4) provide safeguarding recommendations for sport organisations.

Jun 19 2015