Bethany Firth – Nutrition is Key

Bethany Firth & Nutrition  Bethany Firth is an S14 swimmer meaning she can have difficulty with regards to pattern recognition, sequencing and memory. Bethany experiences short term memory loss which limits her ability to follow training or session plans and retain information such as nutrition strategies. She swims a number of events including the 100m…Continue reading this article →

Appointment of New Management Roles & Officer Roles

Sport NI is the lead public body for the development of sport in NI. We are continuing our journey of transformation which has included culture, strategy and structure change and we are currently engaged in a digital transformation programme to support and complete the transformation. We remain committed to working closely with the sports sector…Continue reading this article →

NEW NATIONAL LOTTERY ARTWORK THAT CALLS TO MAKE CHANGE HAPPEN

We receive incredible support from The National Lottery and the National Lottery players who raise more than £30 million every week for good causes.   This week, the National Lottery is celebrating its 27th birthday by unveiled striking installation at Antrim Castle Gardens which is part of a 4-strong collection across the UK which have been created by The…Continue reading this article →

Mental Health Training Courses

Sport NI offers 4 types of training and workshops which are all free: Level 1 is designed to: Increase knowledge around Mental Health & Mental Ill Health; Understand the symptoms of Mental Health disorders; Learn how you can support yourself and others. Click here for additional information Start the online course, available HERE   This…Continue reading this article →

COVID-19 – Survey Report, One Year On

COVID-19 – One Year On - Understanding the Sporting System & COVID-19 related Need in Northern Ireland Over the summer months, Sport NI engaged with the sport sector to understand how things may have changed as a result of COVID-19; and to gather specific feedback and insight to identify how best to target any new resources that may…Continue reading this article →

COVID-19 – Survey Report, One Year On

COVID-19 – One Year On - Understanding the Sporting System & COVID-19 related Need in Northern Ireland Over the summer months, Sport NI engaged with the sport sector to understand how things may have changed as a result of COVID-19; and to gather specific feedback and insight to identify how best to target any new resources that may…Continue reading this article →

Record Olympic & Paralympic performance shows growing strength of our sporting system

The inspirational performances by Northern Ireland’s athletes at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics is a strong indicator of the growing strength of our local sporting system according to the Vice-Chair of Sport NI. Jay Colville made the remarks addressing a glittering array of homegrown sporting talent from Team GB and Team Ireland at a special…Continue reading this article →

Transgender inclusion in domestic sport guidance published

New guidance for transgender inclusion in domestic sport published by UK’s Sports Councils  The UK’s Sports Councils have today published new guidance for transgender inclusion in domestic sport. The Sports Councils’ Equality Group (SCEG), made up of representatives from each of the UK’s Sports Councils (UK Sport, Sport England, Sport Wales, Sportscotland and Sport Northern Ireland), commissioned a review…Continue reading this article →

Sport NI launches funding opportunity with Building Better Sports Facilities programme

Sports facilities across Northern Ireland will get a welcome boost following the launch of a new programme by Sport NI.   Funded by the Department for Communities, the £700k ‘Building Better Sports Facilities’ programme will invest in sports facilities to deliver increased, inclusive and safe sustained participation in sport. The programme is open from 9am…Continue reading this article →

Building Better Sports Facilities

Please be aware Building Better Sports Facilities programme closes for applications at NOON (12pm) on Monday 4th October 2021. Should you require any clarification regarding your application please contact: BuildingBetterSportsFacilities@sportni.net Introduction The Building Better Sports Facilities programme will invest in all aspects of a sports facility’s infrastructure with a view to improving operational efficiency leading to increased participation…Continue reading this article →