#SportSafeStrong – How to stay active during COVID -19!

We want to do everything we can to support people to stay active, only on the condition that they are well enough and guided to do so.  We fully recognise the importance of physical activity during this time, and would encourage people to do so in safe and appropriate environments, keeping in mind the latest…Continue reading this article →

Sport Northern Ireland Coronavirus Statement

Sport NI is mindful of the developing situation with coronavirus (COVID-19) and we understand that this may be likely to accelerate in the weeks and months ahead. We know that the sport and physical recreation sector is experiencing ongoing and significant challenge as a result. SportNI is committed is providing support to the sector to ensure…Continue reading this article →


Advice for Corona virus: https://www.publichealth.hscni.net/ The situation is evolving quickly, and you should check regularly for updated government advice, which can be found on the gov.uk website.

Guidance note for sports grounds on the COVID-19 Coronavirus

Latest government guidance The situation is evolving quickly,and you should check regularly for updated government advice,which can be found on the gov.uk website. Specific advice for employers and businesses has been provided by Public Health England. This includes guidance on dealing with cases of suspected COVID-19 in staff and members of the public, along with…Continue reading this article →

Team GB Announces Tokyo 2020 Performance Services Team

With just over four months until the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the British Olympic Association today confirmed the 44-person performance services team that will provide day-to-day support of the athletes. In addition to the sport’s own performance staff these performance service members – including doctors, physiotherapists, a psychologist, performance scientists, performance analysts, nutritionists and a…Continue reading this article →

#SportMaker Celebration 2019 is a Titanic event!

Sport Northern Ireland has paid tribute to the work of Northern Ireland’s sports coaches, officials, volunteers and clubs at an heart warming ceremony at Titanic Belfast on Monday evening (Monday 24 February 2020). The #SportMaker Awards are an annual recognition process where Sport Northern Ireland seeks nominations for coaches, officials, volunteers and projects who are…Continue reading this article →

Community of Lifesavers Programme (Sports Clubs)

CAN YOU HELP TO SAVE LIVES? As part of the community planning process the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) and Sport NI have been working in partnership on the roll out of the Community Resuscitation Action Plans across the 11 District Council areas. Currently 5 areas have agreed to implement the plans and are delivering…Continue reading this article →

Active, Fit & Sporty Participation Survey 2019 Insight Report

The Women and Girls: Active, Fit and Sporty strategic framework, was launched in 2016 which aimed to work strategically with a wide range of partners and stakeholders to raise the profile of women and girls in sport and physical activity. The Active, Fit and Sporty framework specifically targets the development of female focused campaigns, projects…Continue reading this article →

New Poolpod facility launched at Banbridge Leisure Centre

Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough, Councillor Mealla Campbell was recently joined by representatives of Disability Sport NI and Sport NI to officially launch the new Poolpod system at Banbridge Leisure Centre. Originally developed for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Poolpod is a pioneering platform lift system transforming access to…Continue reading this article →

Junior hockey official scores win at Sport NI Awards

Pegasus Hockey Club are celebrating one of their young members who has recently been announced as the winner of the Young Technical Official of the Year prize at Sport NI’s 2019 SportMaker Awards. Erin Guinn, a young female hockey enthusiast has been recognised for her contribution to the sport at the age of 16. Consistently…Continue reading this article →