Can You Beat the 60×60 Challenge?

Sport Northern Ireland’s Activ8 programme has teamed up with the World Police and Fire Games to introduce an exciting challenge which encourages school communities to be active every day for at least 60 minutes for 60 days. The 60×60 Challenge, which aims to change lifestyle habits for a lifetime, begins on Monday 22 April and…Continue reading this article →

An Invitation to Celebrate Sporting Success

Sports Minister, Carál Ní Chuilín, is inviting everyone to come to Derry to celebrate the remarkable sporting success of 2012. As the Minister explained; “Last year was a remarkable year for sport. I want everyone to come together to celebrate all of our sporting achievements. The event in Derry will bring together sports people as…Continue reading this article →

Latest Research Shows Northern Ireland is Top Performer in Sports Policy

The (Sport Policy Factors Leading to International Sporting Success) SPLISS Northern Ireland Benchmarking Report (2013), prepared by Sports Industry Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University as part of the overall SPLISS research project, presents information on the nature of sports delivery structures across the UK, Europe and beyond, and considers the current delivery structures in…Continue reading this article →

Sporting Organisations Tackle Inequality

Seven sporting organisations that are committed to tackling inequality have received awards from Sport Northern Ireland. Outdoor Recreation Northern Ireland, Cricket Ireland, Northern Ireland Sports Forum, Irish Rugby Football Union (Ulster Branch), Irish Football Association, Ulster Hockey Union, and Disability Sports Northern Ireland have all achieved foundation level in The Equality Standard: A Framework for…Continue reading this article →

Eight new parkrun venues launched across Northern Ireland

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World Police and Fire Games launch schools’ roadshow

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NI skier Kelly Gallagher claims 4 medals at IPC Worlds in Spain

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Sports Minister Previews North’s First Olympic-sized Swimming Pool

Sports Minister Carál Ní Chuilín has previewed the North’s first 50 metre pool which opens to the public on Saturday 23 March 2013. Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL) provided £14.4million of financial support towards the development of the pool, which is part of the new Bangor Aurora leisure complex. It comprises of a…Continue reading this article →

Accelerating the Education and Development of the Coaching Workforce

It is widely acknowledged that Mentoring has the potential to be a very powerful strategy in supporting the development of coaches in sport; both in the immediate and longer term future. Effective mentoring programmes can improve an individual’s behaviour and practice and accelerate learning throughout a sport’s coaching system. In recent times, a number of…Continue reading this article →

Staff Fund Supports Endometriosis UK Awareness Week

£8.2 billion – that’s what Endometriosis costs the UK a year in treatment, loss of work and healthcare costs. Some 1.5 million women and girls suffer from endometriosis in the UK – that’s the same as the number of women who suffer from diabetes but only 20% of the public have heard of endometriosis, compared…Continue reading this article →