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

Turning the tide for inclusive sports coaching

Topics: Disability sport Safer recruitment Type:News article

The Turning Tides Project is piloting accessible coaching qualifications based on UK Coaching's 'Safeguarding and protecting children' course. 

Feb 06 2017

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

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
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