Sport NI welcomes the pending announcement, from the Executive Office tonight, on the first cautious steps towards a return to outdoor sport, which may progress to groups training outdoors on 12 April. The pending announcement also includes a return to specified elite competition.

Sport NI welcomes the pending announcement, from the Executive Office tonight, on the first cautious steps towards a return to outdoor sport, which may progress to groups training outdoors on 12 April. The pending announcement also includes a return to specified elite competition.   Following the Executive Office announcement Sport NI and Department for Communities…Continue reading this article →

Three new Members to the Board of Sport NI to be appointed

The Department for Communities (DfC) has launched a competition to appoint three Members to the Board of Sport NI. This is an open competition and applications are welcome from a wide range of people with an interest in public service. Applications from women, ethnic minorities, young people and people with disabilities are particularly welcome. Click…Continue reading this article →

Over £10 million of the Sports Sustainability Fund has been committed

Today, Sport NI is delighted to confirm that over £10 million has been committed through the Sports Sustainability Fund Programme, to those successful sports in the first group, with up to a further £15M still to be awarded to successful applicants.   The Sports Sustainability Fund is designed to provide much needed support to alleviate…Continue reading this article →

Sports Sustainability Fund Awards List

Sports Sustainability Fund Awards List   Governing Body No. of clubs  included Requested   Amount Approved Amount 2 & 4 Wheels Motorsport Steering Group 9 £227,245 £227,268 American Football Ireland 1 £4,027 £9,652 Archery NI 0 £2,797 £2,797 Association Irish Indoor Bowls 2 £45,706 £43,540 Athletics NI 6 £225,631 £225,631 Basketball NI 3 £71,681 £51,015 British Gymnastics…Continue reading this article →

Sport NI welcomes new appoints for Chief Operating Officer and Director of Sport

Sport NI has appointed a new Chief Operating Officer and a new Director of Sport. These new strategic roles are part of the transformation programme within Sport NI. As Chief Operating Officer, Adrian Doherty is a long-standing senior official in the NI civil service with extensive experience in Finance and Governance.  Adrian joined Sport NI…Continue reading this article →

Ezine Archive

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£25M Sports Sustainability Fund awards start to issue

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey has announced that the first funding awards from the £25M Sports Sustainability Fund have issued. The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has caused significant financial hardship for the sports sector and this fund was co-designed with the Sporting Codes to help mitigate against the net losses that the sector has suffered. The Minister…Continue reading this article →

Young Person’s Sport Panel

What is the Young Person’s Sport Panel?  The Sport NI Young Person’s Sport Panel aims to give a voice to young people, who are passionate about youth representation and sport, and want to make sure that young people have a voice in influencing how Sport NI and the sporting sector delivers the best sporting opportunities…Continue reading this article →

Celebrating Diversity Panel

What is it all about? Sport Northern Ireland is now establishing a celebrating diversity consultative of sports panel, to represent and hear the lived experiences, views and creative ideas of under-represented groups; to inform and enhance the work of sport Northern Ireland to improve the sporting system. The panel members will represent and provide a…Continue reading this article →

Travel Guidance for Elite Sport

Sport NI and the Sports Institute, in response to these uncertain times with Covid 19 have procured a Travel Guidance document for Elite Sport. As travel in the time of coronavirus is constantly changing and can be filled with uncertainty. This document outlines the process for safe travelling and returning to training at the Sport…Continue reading this article →