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WSA Launches Political Monitoring Service for Members

author icon author icon 26 January 2018 author icon News

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

author icon author icon 18 January 2018 author icon News

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

author icon author icon 18 January 2018 author icon News

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

author icon author icon 12 January 2018 author icon News

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…

Recognition for Welsh Sport in New Year’s Honours List

author icon author icon 5 January 2018 author icon News

The great achievements of individuals in Welsh sport have again been recognised in the Queen’s 2018 New Years honours list. Among the recipients are WSA Board member Jon Morgan, who has been made an OBE for his services to disability…