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Episode 22 – Rwanda Special

Reporting “from the field”, this episode of the Good Sports Podcast features interviews recorded during a recent Cricket Without Boundaries project to Rwanda. Lee was in country with a volunteer team from Leeds Trinity University, after travelling to Huye and Giterama the team returned to Kigali and were lucky to deliver several sessions at the

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Episode 21 – Sport and Sustainability

In this month’s episode, we discuss the challenges and opportunities for sport to contribute towards tackling climate change. We kick off with Sara giving us the run down of the latest news stories in the world of Sport for Development. The main part of the pod is an interview with Lew Blaustein, creator of the Green Sports

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Episode 20 – eSports for Development?

In Episode 20, we look at Esports and their contribution to sport for development. We kick off with a news round up from Sara, summing up some of the latest stories from the world of sport for development. Our main interview is with Richard Loat, a sport for development consultant with a focus on Esports

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Episode 19 – Supporting the supporters

In Episode 19, the Good Sports look at the health and wellbeing of sports fans. The Sport Insider Pod kick off the episode showcasing their excellent podcast. The interview this episode is with Dr Matthew Philpott Executive Director of Healthy Stadia, European Healthy Stadia Network.  Matthew and Sara explore a range of topics including fans initiatives, corporate responsibility and the

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Episode 18 – Conferences and delivery

In this month’s episode we digest the recent activity by the Good Sports team both in the conference halls and the delivery field. Firstly, we hear from Simon Lansley from ConnectSport who gives us the latest news from the world of Sport for Development. We then hear from Paralympian and passionate Sport for Development advocate Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE who Sara caught up with at

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Episode 17 – #BalanceforBetter

As March 8th is International Women’s Day, we have dedicated an episode looking at theme of the day, gender balance. Firstly we hear from the I think She’s Offside Podcast, exploring all things women in sports. You can follow them on twitter here. As usual ConnectSport‘s Simon Lansley talks us through the latest in the world of

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Episode 16 – Sport and human rights

In Episode 16, we explore the role of sport and human rights. We kick off with brief word from Rob Arnott, who hosts the Sport and Recreation Podcast, well worth a listen! Next, we hear from Simon Lansley of ConnectSport, who takes us through the latest news from the world of Sport for Development. Our

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Episode 15 – Dreaming big in 2019

Happy New Year to everyone, here’s to a happy and prosperous 2019. Starting 2019 on a positive note, our first podcast of the year looks at what sport for development people are excited about for this year. Before we jump into that, we first hear from Carl Ferguson from Cricket Without Boundaries, a charity we

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Episode 14 – Harlequins Rugby Foundation

Welcome to the Episode 14 blog! In this episode we hear from ConnectSport’s Simon Lansley on the latest in the Sport for Development sector. Lee and Sara then talk us through their respective travels. Lee has been in Jordan and is going to Nepal to coach cricket for social purpose. Sara has been in Malawi

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