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Here you can find all the updated news and events happening within the WSA and the wider world of Welsh sport.

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Table Tennis Wales, Badminton Wales, Tennis Wales and Squash Wales have come together to offer a unique experience for children during the Easter school holidays. The camp at the National Centre in Cardiff on April 4th will give children aged 7-11…

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I remember my first experience of Judo as if it was yesterday. Although almost forty years later, the fear I felt as I clung to the side of my father, watching as other children threw each other around the mat…

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As National Apprenticeship Week comes to an end, we’ve focused on WSA member Urdd Gobaith Cymru’s Apprenticeship Scheme to showcase the opportunities that are available to the sports sector via apprenticeships. As well as offering opportunities for apprentices over 18…

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The WSA has joined forces with the GDPR Alliance for Wales, to bring to you, our members, additional support to help you on your journey to becoming fully compliant with GDPR. The following services are available to all WSA members,…

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The Outdoor Partnership are beginning a wide ranging outdoor activity research project in Wales in collaboration with Bangor University and with the support of National Governing Bodies. The aim of the research is to build on our current understanding of…

New Business Development Manager at the WSA

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The Welsh Sports Association is delighted to welcome Business Development Manager, Tom Sharp, to our team. Tom’s background is in Digital, working on the agency side; developing relationships, understanding customer requirements, scoping technical solutions and implementing strategic recommendations.  With a…

Women in Sport – Survey

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Sport Wales are working with Women in Sport as part of a UK research project and are asking for your help. Women in Sport is undertaking a survey to explore the experiences of women and men in the sport, physical…

WSA to Fly the Flag for Welsh Sport at Wales Week in London 2018

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The Welsh Sports Association (WSA) is looking to highlight the positive impact of Welsh Sport during Wales Week in London 2018, the annual celebration of Wales which kicks off on February 24th. Established in 2017, Wales Week in London is a coordinated…

The GDPR Toolkit

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What You Need To Know About the Changes to Data Protection Sports clubs and associations holding the personal data (i.e. information that identifies a living individual) about a number of individuals including employees, members, volunteers, athletes, coaches and others. In…

WSA Launches Political Monitoring Service for Members

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Following consultation with members, the Welsh Sports Association is launching a new political monitoring service. Physical activity through sport and active recreation has never been more important to public policy objectives than it is now. With ill-health caused by inactivity…

Garfield Weston Foundation Celebrates 60th Anniversary with One-Off Charitable Fund

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The Garfield Weston Foundation has reached its sixtieth year of grant giving in the UK and has chosen to celebrate with a new one-off fund that offers grants of between £30,000 and £150,000 to registered charities, CIOs, places of worship…

New One-Stop Shop for Sports Coach Insurance in Wales

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The Welsh Sports Association has teamed up with insurance experts Integro and Sportscover to develop a unique insurance product designed specifically for coaches in Wales (available here). As the umbrella body for sport in Wales, we’ve worked with our members…

Welsh ParaSnowsport Athletes Selected to Represent Team GB

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WSA members Snowsports Cymru are delighted that two Welsh ParaSnowsport Athletes have been selected to represent Team GB at the Paralympics in Korea in March 2018. Cardif based Menna Fitzpatrick is a visually impaired skier (has 5% vision) and skis…