The Building Momentum Mentoring Workshop

The Irish FA is inviting sports clubs and organisations to attend a workshop on Sunday 28th January aimed at increasing the capability and sustainability of women’s clubs. The Building Momentum Mentoring Workshop, which takes place at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park, is part of a building more momentum series of events in conjunction with…Continue reading this article →

Nexus NI: Break the Silence in Sport Symposium

Nexus NI Break the Silence in Sport Symposium Friday 9th February 2018 10am – 12pn Windsor Stadium Nexus NI in partnership with Sport NI are delivering a workshop aimed at those engaged with sport who want to know more about the work of Nexus, how to handle a disclosure of sexual violence and how to…Continue reading this article →

Legal Panel Framework

In 2012, Sport England, the Sport and Recreation Alliance (SRA), Sport Wales and UK Sport established a framework panel of law firms to provide legal services to national governing bodies of sport (NGBs) and recreation organisations.  In 2017, the framework was refreshed for a further two years.  Sport Northern Ireland has now joined the framework,…Continue reading this article →

Defibrillators for Sport – Phase 5 Update

Sports clubs and organisations from across Northern Ireland are being invited to apply for free automated external defibrillator (AED) devices as Sport Northern Ireland re-opens the Defibrillators for Sport initiative. Originally launched by Sport NI and the Department for Communities in July 2016, the initiative has so far seen over 1,000 AEDs allocated to sports clubs…Continue reading this article →

Let’s talk about GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation

With the introduction of the new General Data Protection Regulations coming into effect on 25 May 2018, it is vital that organisations have an action plan in place to implement the key concepts and changes to be ready for the challenges ahead. This includes: Ensuring that data processing activities (including sharing of data between registered…Continue reading this article →

TeamNI announced for Gold Coast 2018

With just over three months until the Opening Ceremony of the XXI Commonwealth Games, 88 athletes have been named to represent Northern Ireland in Gold Coast, Australia. TeamNI will compete in thirteen sports during the 278 competition sessions of the eleven day programme. A total of 69 individual athletes have been selected by the Northern…Continue reading this article →

Pitch Maintenance Programme Launch

Sport NI has launched a call for applications for Pitch Maintenance Programme for funds up to and including £4,950. The Pitch Maintenance Programme is financed by funds made available through the Department for Communities. The Pitch Maintenance Programme aims to improve annual pitch maintenance programmes at facilities previously in receipt of Sport NI monies through…Continue reading this article →

Success For Young Table Tennis Umpire at Sport NI COV Awards

A young umpire from Co. Down has been named as the first winner of Young Technical Official of the Year, a new category at the Sport NI Coaching, Officiating and Volunteering Awards. Adam Brown, from Darragh Cross, started his umpiring career at the age of the 15 in local competitions. Although, he did not play…Continue reading this article →

Sport NI’s Coaching, Officiating and Volunteering Awards 2017

Sport Northern Ireland has announced the full list of winners for the 2017 Coaching, Officiating and Volunteering Awards. Thirteen winners were chosen by the judging panel following an excellent response from the public, who nominated coaching projects from an array of different sports and levels of participation. 2017 marks the fourth year of the Sport…Continue reading this article →

DSNI Disability Hub Network Day

On Thursday 7th December, Disability Sport Northern Ireland and Sport NI held a network day at Lough Moss Leisure Centre for all partners involved in the disability hub programme. A range of disability sport equipment has been provided to each of the 11 district councils across Northern Ireland, as well as accessible water-sports equipment at…Continue reading this article →