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A tribute to Tony Green

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

The CPSU is sad to announce that Tony Green, Lead Safeguarding Officer for British Waterski and Wakeboard, died last week after a period of illness.

Mar 23 2021

The Sheldon Report into non-recent child sexual abuse in football is published

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

Commissioned by The FA, this report follows an independent review into allegations of non-recent child sexual abuse in football.

Mar 17 2021

Success for Close the Loophole campaigners

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

The CPSU has welcomed the news that the Positions of Trust law is being extended to include sports coaches.

Mar 09 2021

Supporting your child to return to sport after lockdown

Topics: Safeguarding children Elite athletes Type:News article

If your child has worries about returning to sport after the national lockdown, we've got some advice on how you can support them. 

Mar 05 2021

Sport England – Uniting the Movement

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

Sport England has launched a 10-year strategy, Uniting the Movement, with a vision to transform lives and communities through sport and physical activity.

Jan 27 2021

We've pledged our support for international safeguards

Topics: International sport Type:News article

The CPSU has pledged our ongoing support for the International Safeguards for Children in Sport.

Jan 25 2021

Prevalence study into abuse in sport

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

This study, by Edge Hill University, aims to establish the prevalence of abuse and maltreatment experienced by competitive athletes in the UK.

Jul 28 2020

The importance of safeguarding during the coronavirus pandemic

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

Safeguarding is still a priority even if sport and other physical activities for young people have come to a standstill.

Apr 28 2020

New study could be ground-breaking in tackling concussion

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

A concussion study being carried out by the University of Birmingham hopes to develop new technology to detect concussion on the pitch to prevent harm to athletes. 

Jan 17 2019
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