News

Nominations now open for children's coach award

Topics: Working with our partners Community and school sports Disability sport Type: News article

Nominations for the UK Coaching Awards are open and they're encouraging young participants and their parents to nominate a coach who has made an impact on them and their community.

Sep 01 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

How safe are our children? 2017 conference round-up

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

A round-up of the 5th NSPCC How safe are our children? conference, which, for the first time in the event's history, saw safeguarding in sport on the agenda.

Jun 27 2017

CSPs provide a hub for safeguarding

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

Two County Sports Partnerships tell us about recent work promoting safeguarding, and providing information, guidance and signposting to partners across their areas.

May 19 2017

Sport Duty of Care Review – independent report published

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

Recommendations to make sport safer, based on the independent review into the duty of care that sport has towards participants. 

Apr 24 2017

Responding to safeguarding cases in sport

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

In March 2017, the CPSU held an event for our stakeholders to reflect upon the recent developments in football and sport more widely. 

Apr 19 2017

Young people's voices in sport – insights from the UEFA project

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

Three years on from the NSPCC receiving the UEFA Children’s Foundation Award, we look at some of the achievements and learning funded by this project.

Apr 13 2017

RFU: meet your ‘Inner Warrior’

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

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has launched ‘Meet Your Inner Warrior’, a campaign aimed at encouraging more women and girls to take up contact rugby.

Apr 10 2017

Sport NI publishes new research on mental health and wellbeing in sport

Topics: Working with our partners Safeguarding children Type: Research

New research published by Sport NI supports the role that sport can play in the promotion of mental health and wellbeing in local communities and athletes.

Mar 20 2017

NSPCC urges government to close loopholes in the law

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

The NSPCC is calling on Government to act quickly to close 2 legal loopholes that leave the door open for children to be targeted in sport and beyond.

Feb 13 2017