The Nature & Sports Euro’meet 2015 Opens Today in Newcastle

The three-day European Outdoor Conference will provide a platform for delegates to learn about local examples of best practice in outdoor recreation and share their own experiences with local providers. There are two key themes throughout the conference – increasing participation for all in outdoor sports, and maximising the economic benefits that outdoor sports bring to…Continue reading this article →

Appointment of Board Members to Sport NI

Are you looking for an opportunity to use your skills and experience in public service to develop sport and help it make a positive difference to our local community? If so, the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure wishes to appoint up to 5 Members to the Board of Sport Northern Ireland. Sport Northern Ireland’s…Continue reading this article →

Governance Network Event – Effective Boards

Sport NI would like to invite governing bodies to the next Governance Network event which will be held from 5pm – 9pm on Wednesday 30th September at the House of Sport. The session will be facilitated by Eileen Mullen from Strictly Board Room. The ‘theme’ for the evening session presentation being delivered is Effective Boards.…Continue reading this article →

World Renowned Adventurers to Speak at Slieve Donard

The 3rd ‘Nature and Sport Euro’meet’, a conference on outdoor sports, is this year being hosted in Northern Ireland welcoming delegates from across Europe to Newcastle, Co Down. The conference is open to all outdoor enthusiasts, policy makers and organisations; offering a selection of specially tailored workshops, expert speakers, networking opportunities and site visits to…Continue reading this article →

Northern Ireland Celebrates Best Ever Commonwealth Youth Games Performance

Team Northern Ireland has achieved its best result ever at a Youth Commonwealth Games, finishing in 8th place on the medal table with a haul of four Gold, four Silver and four Bronze medals. The 2015 Games, hosted by Samoa, saw Northern Ireland’s new generation of sporting stars maintain the success enjoyed at the last…Continue reading this article →

Team NI Wins 28 Medals at 2015 UK School Games

Team Northern Ireland’s athletes have taken home a grand total of 28 medals from this year’s hugely successful Sainsbury’s UK School Games, which took place in Manchester at the weekend. The medal haul is three more than at the 2014 Games, and also saw Northern Ireland increase its share of golds and bronzes. In total,…Continue reading this article →

Sport Northern Ireland Corporate Plan 2015-2020

I am delighted to present Sport Northern Ireland’s Corporate Plan for 2015-2020. This document sets out our key priorities for action over the next five years, which will in turn contribute to wider government objectives and high level targets within Sports Matters: The Northern Ireland Strategy for Sport and Physical Recreation, 2009-2019. A new Vision,…Continue reading this article →

Good Luck to #TeamNI at the 2015 School Games

The Sainsbury’s 2015 School Games is a multi-sport event for the UK’s elite young athletes of school age that takes place from 3-6 September 2015 in Manchester. The event seeks to create an inspirational and motivational setting that not only provides our elite young sports people with the opportunity to thrive and perform at the…Continue reading this article →

Sport NI Hosts Fifth Children’s Coach Development Week

Sport Northern Ireland’s annual Children’s Coach Development Week reached a major milestone this week as the event entered its fifth year. Over 800 learning opportunities for coaches have been created over the five years. Since 2011, the first week of September has seen Sport Northern Ireland deliver a diverse range of training and development sessions…Continue reading this article →

Team NI Gets Set for 2015 UK School Games

Some of Northern Ireland’s most talented young athletes came together for a Team NI Orientation Day, weeks before they compete at the 2015 Sainsbury’s UK School Games in Manchester. The UK School Games take place from 3-6 September and will see elite school-age athletes from Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales take part in competitions…Continue reading this article →