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Three ways to boost your organisation’s operational agility

author icon author icon 19 February 2019 author icon News

Continuing Sport:80’s Digital Transformation series, Chief Operating Officer, Jonny Turner discusses three ways to improve operational agility within your organisation. At Sport:80 we believe technology should be an enabler. It should help you be more productive, allow you to capitalise on…

Doorstep Sport Advisor (DSA) Dyfed-Powys – Street Games

author icon author icon 12 February 2019 author icon News

StreetGames Doorstep Sport Advisor  StreetGames are looking for the suitable person with experience of working in sport, youth, or the criminal justice sector. Candidates should also have experience working with disadvantaged communities and the skills to be able to support…

How Digital Transformation can improve your customer service

author icon author icon 12 February 2019 author icon News

The latest instalment of the Sport:80 Digital Transformation series focuses on customer experience and global best practice. Last week, Sport:80’s Jack Waddingham (pictured) introduced Digital Transformation and its five core areas (covered in this useful graphic). Today, he’ll look at USA Archery’s journey to improve…

Digital Transformation: What does it mean and why do we need to know?

author icon author icon 8 February 2019 author icon News

Technology is here to stay, so to shed light on what digital transformation means in the context of the sport and recreation sector, digital experts Sport:80 have teamed up with the Welsh Sports Association to bring you a series of informative blogs,…

RYA Cymru Wales Chief Executive Phil Braden passes away

author icon author icon 31 January 2019 author icon News

The RYA’s thoughts are with Phil’s family, friends and colleagues at this sad time RYA Cymru Wales is very saddened to announce the passing of Chief Executive Phil Braden too early in life following a period of illness. He leaves…

Sustainable Development Fund – opportunities for outdoor recreation in Pembrokeshire

author icon author icon 23 January 2019 author icon News

The Sustainable Development Fund (SDF) supports projects that provide social, environmental, economic and cultural benefits, to improve the quality of life for communities in the National Park. This fund includes opportunities for those projects which “realise health benefits afforded by…

GLL fund now open for athlete applications

author icon author icon 10 January 2019 author icon News

GLL – the UK’s largest leisure charitable social enterprise – has once again shown its commitment to improving health, wellbeing and opportunity in the communities it works in, by supporting the next generation of athletes to the tune of £1.5…

New WSA Partnership with Orchard

author icon author icon 18 December 2018 author icon News

The Welsh Sports Association (WSA) is delighted to announce a new partnership with Orchard, the award-winning, creative and strategic hub for bringing ideas to life. Already trusted by many of the larger sporting brands and companies in Wales including the…

Welsh Sports Equality Alliance Launches to Promote Inclusion in Sport

author icon author icon 14 December 2018 author icon News

Published this summer, the new Vision for sport is the most inclusive it has ever been. With support from the Welsh Sports Association (WSA) and Sport Wales, the Alliance has been set up to help deliver the Vision for sport in Wales…

WSA Partner Showcase Event Kicks Off Christmas with Thanksgiving

author icon author icon 23 November 2018 author icon News

Following another great year for Welsh sport, the Welsh Sport Association (WSA) kicked off the festive season with a partner showcase event to say thanks to members for their support during 2018. Raising awareness of the breadth of new services…

Get Ready for the First Ever National Safeguarding Adults Week

author icon author icon 16 November 2018 author icon News

The National Safeguarding Adults Network are launching the first ever National Safeguarding Adults Week from the 19th – 25th November 2018. Safeguarding adults is a responsibility for every sport and physical activity organisation and getting it right is crucial to widening participation…

Traveleads Joins the WSA on Our Journey to Sector Sustainability

author icon author icon 25 September 2018 author icon News

The Welsh Sports Association is delighted to announce a new partnership with Traveleads. The alliance will provide members of the WSA access to a dedicated travel service, complete with expert sports travel consultants, offering the best rates and lowest fares…

British Esports Championships call for Welsh entrants as team registration opens

author icon author icon 24 September 2018 author icon News

Schools and colleges across Wales can now sign up to participate in the first full British Esports Championships. A brand new website has launched at champs.epiclan.net for those looking to take part. This site will allow teachers to register teams and will…

Introducing New WSA Board Member – Mark Tweed

author icon author icon 18 September 2018 author icon News

After a busy summer of sport, we’ve caught up with Mark Tweed, one of the WSA Board’s latest recruits, to talk all things sport in Wales…. Mark, you’ve joined the WSA at a time when the team has launched an…

Healthy and Active Fund (HAF) Launches Across Wales

author icon author icon 14 September 2018 author icon News

Welsh Government, Sport Wales and Public Health Wales have come together to deliver the Healthy and Active Fund (HAF) which aims to improve mental and physical health by enabling the adoption of healthy and active lifestyles across Wales. Phase 1…

Making Tax Digital – What You Need to Know

author icon author icon 23 August 2018 author icon News

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a UK government initiative to make it easier for organisations to be tax compliant. All organisations big or small will need to get ready for what is called ‘Making Tax Digital’. Please read on to…

WSA Launches #NewSeasonToolkit

author icon author icon 17 August 2018 author icon News

With sports across the country starting or preparing for the new winter season, the WSA has produced a one stop stop for clubs and organisations to help them ensure their procedures and systems are in place to kick off the…

St David Awards – The best in Wales for Culture

author icon author icon 27 July 2018 author icon News

The St David Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of different people from both in, and outside of Wales. These awards demonstrate that this country is a vibrant, innovative and confident nation, which values its people above all else. Who do…

WRU looks for diverse group of apprentices for unique opportunity

author icon author icon 27 July 2018 author icon News

On your marks, set, go ! The application process to become a WRU Rugby Development Apprentice for 2018 / 19 is now open and the national governing body is appealing for the most diverse, inclusive set of applicants to date….

Welsh Netball Launches Brand New Programme for 3-6 Year Olds: ‘netball tots®’

author icon author icon 27 July 2018 author icon News

On Wednesday 25 July at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show in Builth Wells, Welsh Netball launched a brand-new programme for children aged 3-6 called ‘netball tots®.’ The programme, aimed at developing the physical literacy of young children, is fronted by…