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The Whyte Review Into British Gymnastics: Key Safeguarding Lessons For Sports Governing Bodies

On 16 June 2022, Anne Whyte KC published her final review1 into British Gymnastics. This review followed an interim report that was published in February 2021 that highlighted s...

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A Review Of LawInSport’s Football Conference 2022: Key Lessons For The Sector

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Safeguarding Proceedings - How To Balance The Rights Of The Accused With Treatment Of The Abused?

Safeguarding practice is about protecting and promoting wellbeing. It encompasses a wide variety of actions that are ...
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Top 10 Tips For Launching An ‘Independent Review’ In Sport

When the ever-growing lists of sports organisations being subject ‘Independent Reviews’ following allegations of ethi...
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Safeguarding Athletes: Why World Athletics' New Policy Raises The Bar

The challenge for global sports organisations is to tackle issues proactively; identifying problems which are increas...
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Why esports must adopt a child-first culture to protect participants and the industry

One-on-one coaching, rigorous training and high levels of competition already present dangers when it comes to keepin...

Major Hurdles Still Face U.S. SafeSport In The Movement To Protect Athletes

The U.S. Center for SafeSport (the Center) is a non-profit organization[1] dedicated to ending “all forms of abuse in...
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The Moral And Legal Obligations On Sports Employers To Support Victims Of Domestic Abuse

The now famous awareness campaign “No one wants England to win more than women” was based on some shocking statistics...

What Schools Need To Know About Head Injuries Caused By Contact Sports

As well as a return to in person schooling, 8 March 2021 will see outdoor after-school sports and activities resume. ...

Addressing Participant Welfare And Safeguarding Issues In Sports Disciplinary Investigations

Anyone who is the subject of a disciplinary investigation will, almost inevitably, be placed under a degree of stress...

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