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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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Welsh Sports Association members Disability Sport Wales and Street Games were among the winners at the celebration of sporting achievement this week, which saw Sport Wales and BBC Wales join forces once again to hold the country’s biggest annual sporting…

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The Welsh Sports Association has been named as one of the key sponsors of Wales Week in London 2018, the annual celebration promoting Wales and its business in London. The marketing initiative that was first held in March 2017 to…

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As a sector, we’ve a great track record of drawing on commercial expertise to help us deliver more effectively and efficiently, but there’s so much more we can do to support sport and business to build stronger relationships that benefit…

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The WSA’s Team Manager training has received ringing endorsements from Wales’ Commonwealth Games chiefs this week. Following the two day training course held at the National Centre, Team Wales’ Chef De Mission, Prof. Nicola Phillips said: “Having someone a step…

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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 which case, you will need to be aware of the General…

Exciting new range of roles at Cricket Wales

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In support of both the Cricket Wales’ Strategy ‘Clearing the Boundaries’ and the ECB ‘Cricket Unleashed’ plan for cricket, Cricket Wales is pleased to announce a range of part time exciting new roles to work across North, South West and…

Welsh Government Publishes Prosperity Strategy

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First Minister Carwyn Jones announced the publication of “Prosperity for All”, an overarching, national strategy to delivering key Welsh Government priorities. Building on the commitments in the Programme for Government, the strategy is “designed to drive integration and collaboration across the Welsh public…

WSA Extends Safeguarding Training

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At the Welsh Sports Association we are passionate about Safeguarding Sport for children and members of the workforce alike. This has been demonstrated again recently by us becoming a Licensed Workshop Partner with Coachwise and UK Coaching (formerly sportscoachUK) to…

General Data Protection Regulation – WSA’s Support to Members

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be implemented from 25th May 2018. We at the WSA want to ensure our members understand exactly what will be required from you in 9 month’s time. Email Tips Geldards Law Firm, WSA’s legal…

Open Consultation: Terms of Reference for NAfW Inquiry into physical activity of children and young people

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The National Assembly for Wales’ Health, Social Care and Sport Committee has launched a consultation into the terms of reference for the Inquiry into the physical activity of children and young people. The Committee is calling for for views on asking for evidence about:…

WSA Welcomes Sport Wales Review Recommendations

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The report, published today, was commissioned by Welsh Government to examine the activities of Sport Wales, and compiled by a panel of experts appointed by the Minister for Public Health and Social Services, Rebecca Evans AM. It outlines 20 overarching…

New Appointment Further Strengthens WSA Board

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Fergus Feeney, CEO of Swim Wales has been elected to the WSA’s board at its Annual General Meeting this week. Board members Jon Morgan, Ffion Lloyd and Robert James were also re-elected to the nine-strong team, making it the most…

Taking Advantage of Charitable Status

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Are you one of the very few sports’ governing bodies or the many thousands of individual sports clubs which are registered charities? Or, are you weighing up the possible advantages of becoming a registered charity? Giselle Davies, Partner at Geldards LLP…