Guidance for sports regarding new Covid-19 restrictions

  Guidance for sports regarding new Covid-19 restrictions Regulations to cover NI Executive announcement 14 October 2020 The regulations can be found here The Minister’s recent letter on 16 October evening sets out her advice to Sports Governing Bodies that, in light of the wider restrictions and the advice of DOH, spectators should not attend sporting…Continue reading this article →

Updated regulations 19 10 20

  Guidance for sports regarding new Covid-19 restrictions Regulations to cover NI Executive announcement 14 October 2020 The regulations can be found here The Minister’s recent letter on 16 October evening sets out her advice to Sports Governing Bodies that, in light of the wider restrictions and the advice of DOH, spectators should not attend sporting…Continue reading this article →

Statement From Antoinette McKeown, CEO of SPORT NI

RESTRICTIONS ON SPORTING ACTIVITIES AND SPECTATORS AT SPORTING EVENTS STATEMENT FROM ANTOINETTE MCKEOWN, CEO OF SPORT NI The letter released this evening from Minister Ní Chuilín, Department for Communities, to the head of every governing body of sport, has provided further clarity on the increased regulations announced this week by the Executive. I know it…Continue reading this article →

Sports Hardship Fund

Sports Hardship Fund Sport NI in partnership with the Department for Communities are delighted to announce the re-opening of the Sports Hardship Fund; to further help sports clubs and other organisations delivering sporting activities, who are still experiencing financial hardship. Initially opened on 14 April the Sports Hardship Fund has so far provided support totalling…Continue reading this article →

#COVIDSafeSportPack Launch

COVID Safe Sport Pack Monday 21st September 2020 Sport NI, in partnership with the Department for Communities, will today open the COVID Safe Sport Pack Programme for expressions of interest from eligible organisations to receive a pack. The programme aims to assist Sports organisations with their management of the ease of lockdown and a safe return…Continue reading this article →

Covid Safe Sport Project

  COVID Safe Sport Pack Monday 21st September 2020 Sport NI, in partnership with the Department for Communities, will today open the COVID Safe Sport Pack Programme for expressions of interest from eligible organisations to receive a pack. The programme aims to assist Sports organisations with their management of the ease of lockdown and a…Continue reading this article →

Five Sports Councils join force to tackle racism and racial inequality in sport

FIVE SPORTS COUNCILS JOIN FORCES TO TACKLE RACIAL INEQUALITY IN SPORT  Sports Councils to commission two major pieces of work to explore racism and racial inequalities in sport Recommendations and reports due within six months Five Sports Councils responsible for investing in and growing sport are joining forces to tackle racism and racial inequalities across…Continue reading this article →

Addressing Racism in Sport in Northern Ireland

Sport is often known to many people as a place where normal problems of the “real” world cease to exist and the playing field is levelled. However, we know this not to be true as sport had not escaped the racism that permeates our society. The murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis back in May…Continue reading this article →

Important Considerations For Those Considering Staging Sporting Events

Guidance from the‘Return to Sporting Activity in Post Covid-19 Recovery Phase Expert Group’   1. Context The sporting community has generally welcomed a degree of sports competition following lifting of specific restrictions related to Covid-19. To date the response to the Covid-19 situation from many parts of the sporting community has been positive and it…Continue reading this article →

Important Considerations For Those Considering Staging Sporting Events

  Guidance from the Return to Sporting Activity in Post Covid-19 Recovery Phase Expert Group’   1. Context The sporting community has generally welcomed a degree of sports competition following lifting of specific restrictions related to Covid-19. To date the response to the Covid-19 situation from many parts of the sporting community has been positive and…Continue reading this article →