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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

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

Badminton England's young people feedback board

Topics: Safeguarding children Type: News article

Badminton England tell us about their recent initiative to gather feedback from young competitors at their largest residential event.

Jun 17 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

Martial arts pilot training

Topics: Safeguarding children Type: News article

Sports coach UK, CPSU, NEST Management and CPSU’s Martial Arts working group have been working together to develop a Safeguarding and Protecting Children in Martial Arts workshop.

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

Ulster Rugby launches health and wellbeing strategy

Topics: Safeguarding children Type: News article

Ulster Rugby, in conjunction with the Public Health Agency (PHA), launched its community-based health and wellbeing strategy.

Jan 28 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

Developing swimming for all in Durham

Topics: Disability sport Safeguarding children Type: News article

Maggie Ward is a squad coach at Durham City Amateur Swimming and Water Polo Club. She’s been instrumental in setting up and developing a squad to cater for swimmers with varying disabilities, and works closely with these swimmers to make sure their specific needs are met so they can swim in a safe and enjoyable environment.

Oct 23 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