Sport NI Athlete Award Programme Review 2017- 2023

The Athlete Award programme investment aims to help ‘Our (NI) athletes be among the best in the World’, by targeting athletes who have the potential to achieve success and excel in Olympics, Paralympics and Commonwealth Games. For the 2017-23 period our Athlete Awards supported 235 individual athletes and 4 team sports, with 54 athletes transitioning…Continue reading this article →

Athletics Record Holder Nick Griggs Praises SportMaker Award Winning Coach

Athletics ace Nick Griggs has credited his coach Mark Kirk for making his record-breaking mile happen. The talented teenager ran an astonishing 3.56.40 indoor mile in Dublin to smash the European Under-20 record back in March and put in another fantastic performance to win silver at the European Cross Country Championships earlier this month. The…Continue reading this article →