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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 24 February 2020 author icon News

The Welsh Sports Association (WSA) and Loosemores Solicitors have today announced a new partnership which will see WSA members benefit from access to expert legal advisory services. Loosemores is a boutique law firm, based in Cardiff and with a second office…

author icon author icon 17 February 2020 author icon News

Perfectly timed for Wales’ Year of the Outdoors, Ramblers Cymru is running a series of courses to help people gain confidence in exploring the Welsh countryside.  Ranging from basic navigation, to learning about medicinal plants you may find on a…

author icon author icon 13 February 2020 author icon News

Experienced HR-professional Kerry Chown appointed to two-year term   At a meeting of the Canoe Wales Board of Directors held on 4 February, the Board voted to appoint Kerry Chown to a two year-term as the Board’s Independent Chair, to…

author icon author icon 3 February 2020 author icon News

Now in its 5th year, Elevate has quickly become the must attend event for thousands of public and private sector decision makers, entrepreneurs, healthcare professionals and sports scientists. In 2020 they will meet with hundreds of leading suppliers across six…

author icon author icon 30 January 2020 author icon News

  Welsh Gymnastics are delighted to announce the appointment of its new Chair, Bev Smith who will take over from outgoing Chair Helen Phillips MBE. Bev hasn’t wasted anytime and has stepped straight into the role. Bev was born in…

Defibruary – Join us at the Heart of Welsh Communities!

author icon author icon 27 January 2020 author icon News

Every year around 8,000 people in Wales experience a sudden cardiac arrest, but if more people knew what to do in an emergency, more lives could be saved! 1 When someone goes into cardiac arrest it means their heart has stopped…

10 Reasons to Partner with a Travel Management Company

author icon author icon 20 January 2020 author icon News

If your spreadsheets are getting more complicated, your employees’ travel expenses higher and your resource depleting, it may be time to consider partnering with a travel management company. In a digital age where everything is available at our fingertips and…

Views needed on ‘Sport for Mental Health & Wellbeing’

author icon author icon 4 December 2019 author icon News

In September this year, Sport Wales commissioned Mental Health Foundation to conduct a Scoping Study on ‘Sport for Mental Health and Wellbeing’.  The Vision for Sport in Wales and the Sport Wales Strategy place emphasis on supporting everyone to have…

Christmas Comes Early for Welsh Sports Association Members Thanks to St John Cymru

author icon author icon 2 December 2019 author icon News

Following member demand for a consistent and dependable first aid service, the WSA is delighted to announce its brand new partnership with St John Cymru, Wales’ leading first aid charity. First aid support for training and events is a high…

How will a No Deal Brexit impact your European Travel?

author icon author icon 15 October 2019 author icon News

With October 31st the date on everyone’s lips and the UK’s withdrawal from the EU a hotter (and more confusing) topic than ever, WSA’s travel partner Traveleads have whittled down the key things you need to know about how your…

World Mental Health Day – Supporting the Sporting Workforce

author icon author icon 10 October 2019 author icon News

From protecting our elite athletes to supporting participants in grassroots clubs, the issue of mental health has never been higher on the sporting agenda. In collaboration with Sport Wales, Cardiff Met is in the process of rolling out a mental…

Can sports clubs share their marketing database with sponsors – Law in Sport

author icon author icon 11 September 2019 author icon News

A club’s marketing database is an asset that can potentially be leveraged not only by the club but also by the club’s sponsors. Since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) there has been a great deal of nervousness about…

Free Fundraising Coaching Support for Charities in Wales

author icon author icon 9 August 2019 author icon News

Richard Newton Consulting is delighted to support the Institute of Fundraising Cymru (IoF) to deliver the final stages of their Fundraising Health Check Project. Registered charities based in Wales with two or more members of staff and with a voluntary…