The National Outdoor Recreation Forum are seeking to appoint an independent, voluntary chairperson

 The National Outdoor Recreation Forum  Sport NI in partnership with ORNI are seeking to appoint an independent, voluntary chairperson for the National Outdoor Recreation Forum (NORF) on behalf of its members. NORF was established in 2014 as a key output from the Outdoor Recreation Action Plan for Northern Ireland (Action 1B). The purpose of NORF…Continue reading this article →

COVID Recovery Programme for Sports Organisations

* Please note that this programme has now closed *   The Executive and the Minister for Communities, Deirdre Hargey MLA, have provided COVID recovery funding for sports organisations and a range of other not-for-profit organisations. Sport Northern Ireland will deliver the ‘COVID Recovery Programme for Sports Organisations’ with the aim to reduce or remove…Continue reading this article →

Building Better Sports Facilities – Dashboard

Funded by the Department for Communities, the £700k ‘Building Better Sports Facilities’programme will invest in sports facilities to deliver increased, inclusive and safe sustained participation in sport. The programme is open from 9am on Friday 17 September and closed at 12pm on Monday 4 October 2021. To see a full list of clubs and organisations who…Continue reading this article →

Sport NI congratulates sporting recipients of New Years Honours

Sport NI congratulates sporting recipients of New Years Honours  The Chair of Sport NI has congratulated New Years Honours recipients recognised for their contributions to sport. George Lucas, Chair of Sport Northern Ireland said; “I would like to extend my warmest congratulations to all those named on the New Years Honours list with a connection…Continue reading this article →

To drink but how much to drink, that is the question!

  A question we often get asked is, how much fluid should I drink?   Everyone sweats, and in hot and humid environments you sweat even more. Maintaining good hydration is important for optimal performance. We wanted to make sure that the players from the Irish women’s hockey team would be drinking enough fluids but…Continue reading this article →

NEW NATIONAL LOTTERY ARTWORK THAT CALLS TO MAKE CHANGE HAPPEN

We receive incredible support from The National Lottery and the National Lottery players who raise more than £30 million every week for good causes.   This week, the National Lottery is celebrating its 27th birthday by unveiled striking installation at Antrim Castle Gardens which is part of a 4-strong collection across the UK which have been created by The…Continue reading this article →

Mental Health Training Courses

The Sport Wellbeing Hub provides the right help right now, giving you instant access to a range of information, guidance and screening that is tailored specifically to help care for your individual wellbeing needs Visit the Sport Wellbeing Hub: www.sportwellbeinghub.com Sport NI offers 4 types of training and workshops which are all free: Level 1 is designed…Continue reading this article →

COVID-19 – Survey Report, One Year On

COVID-19 – One Year On - Understanding the Sporting System & COVID-19 related Need in Northern Ireland Over the summer months, Sport NI engaged with the sport sector to understand how things may have changed as a result of COVID-19; and to gather specific feedback and insight to identify how best to target any new resources that may…Continue reading this article →

COVID-19 – Survey Report, One Year On

COVID-19 – One Year On - Understanding the Sporting System & COVID-19 related Need in Northern Ireland Over the summer months, Sport NI engaged with the sport sector to understand how things may have changed as a result of COVID-19; and to gather specific feedback and insight to identify how best to target any new resources that may…Continue reading this article →

Record Olympic & Paralympic performance shows growing strength of our sporting system

The inspirational performances by Northern Ireland’s athletes at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics is a strong indicator of the growing strength of our local sporting system according to the Vice-Chair of Sport NI. Jay Colville made the remarks addressing a glittering array of homegrown sporting talent from Team GB and Team Ireland at a special…Continue reading this article →