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

author icon author icon 16 April 2019 author icon News

WSA has paired with Localgiving to offer our members the chance to explore online fundraising. Localgiving is a not-for-profit that supports 350 groups in Wales to raise money through online appeals and by encouraging fundraisers. They can help you to…

author icon author icon 16 April 2019 author icon News

WSA media and events partner, Orchard, has won a competitive tender to manage the UEFA Champions Festival at this year’s UEFA Champions League Final in Madrid in June – a reflection of the firm’s international event capabilities, and a great…

author icon author icon 10 April 2019 author icon News

Travel technology has come on in leaps and bounds over the last decade, enabling travel companies to develop various reliable self-booking options for their clients. UK travel management company  ‘Traveleads’  has always charted ahead of the curve, maintaining a commitment…

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Hidden heart conditions can pose a real risk for participants in sport and physical activity, so the issue of heart screening is of huge importance to the members of the Welsh Sports Association.  We are therefore delighted to be supporting…

author icon author icon 15 March 2019 author icon News

Up to £2000 is now available for sporting stars up to the age of 25 in Conwy in Gwynedd from the CofioRobin Memorial Trust. Awarded twice a year, the application process is now open for the latest round of funding….

The goal to move more women into Welsh sport’s top roles

author icon author icon 12 March 2019 author icon News

Reflecting on last week’s International Women’s Day, Jan Hughes, Director of Acorn Executive Search, shares her thoughts on getting more women involved with sports boards… As a stellar year for Welsh sport, 2018 saw numerous accolades for Welsh women, including…

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…

Scoping for WSA Membership Platform

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Scope questionnaire for membership platform

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…