Michael McKillop celebrates winning gold 3/9/2012

Sport Northern Ireland is committed to developing a world class sporting system in Northern Ireland, enabling athletes and teams to maximise their sporting potential and reach their optimum level of performance.

Performance Sport works is about creating an environment that enables athletes to improve athletic performance. This work requires the parallel development of systems for workforce development, sustained participation, coaching, and talent identification/development, alongside sports science and medicine interventions, and the provision of financial support to athletes, coaches and Governing Bodies of Sport.