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Change Makers - The life and work of Celia Brackenridge

Topics: International sport Elite athletes Type: News article

Women and Sport: the Change Makers website recently launched. The website marks the life and work of Celia Brackenridge OBE, sportswoman, scholar and activist.

Aug 23 2017

Organise a safe sports event this summer

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

Guidance to assist organisations with their safeguarding arrangements for sports events or activities with children and young people. It includes: safe events, self-assessment, athlete wellbeing, and inclusion of deaf and disabled children.

Jul 28 2017

Volleyball England celebrates young people's achievements

Topics: Elite athletes Community and school sports Type: News article

We find out about the 4 young winners at Volleyball England's annual awards and the reasons behind their nominations.

May 30 2017

Safeguarding at the School Games 2016

Topics: Elite athletes Community and school sports Disability sport Safeguarding children Type: News article

September saw another successful School Games take place in Loughborough, supported by National Lottery funding from Sport England and delivered by the Youth Sport Trust (YST). 1600 athletes competed in over 12 sports, with 7 of those sports including disability events. 

Oct 07 2016

Safe summer of sport

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

Guidance to assist organisations with their safeguarding arrangements for sports events or activities with children and young people. It includes: safe events, self-assessment, athlete wellbeing, and inclusion of deaf and disabled children.

Aug 19 2016

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

Journey to the Games

Topics: Safeguarding children Community and school sports Elite athletes Type: News article

With the 2016 School Games only a short time away, three young athletes hoping to represent their sport at this high-level event talk us through their journeys.

Jun 23 2016

Inspiring the next generation of young female athletes

Topics: Elite athletes International sport Type: News article

Lisa Whiteside, 2014 Boxing World Championships silver medallist, has achieved so much in a relatively short space of time, becoming a world silver medallist only eight years after taking up boxing.

We’ve chatted to Lisa to find out more about why she chose boxing – the challenges she has faced being involved in a predominantly male dominated sport, and the rise of women’s boxing following the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Feb 28 2015
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