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I don’t like cricket, I Love it.

In Episode 12, we explore how one of our shared passions, cricket and how it can be used for social development. The episode kicks off with an update on the latest Sport and Development stories from ConnectSport‘s Simon Lansley (@simonlansley). We then hear about Sara’s trip to Kenya with Cricket Without Boundaries. You can find out more

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Episode 11 – Creativity and Learning

In Episode 11, we take a look back at what we’ve learned so far on the pod, hear from Create Chief Executive Nicky Goulder and the quiz returns. Also for the first time, we record the (majority of) the podcast in person as the whole team are at the Cricket Without Boundaries training weekend. As

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Episode 10 – Coaches Across Continents

This week on the Good Sports Podcast the team ran through some news items that had caught our eye in the last few weeks, then we interview Jordan Stephenson from Coaches Across Continents, and conclude with a quiz about the Beyond Sport Awards. News Roundup Sara picked up on a piece on Devex about the

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Episode 9 – Perfect Partnerships: Cakes, Clowns and Powerpuff Girls

This episode focuses on partnerships, which are a Sustainable Development Goal and also key in increasing the impact in Sport for Development. We spoke to the founders of Philanthropy Playmakers, Erica Prosser and Eric Shainock about their organisation. Founded in 2016, Philanthropy Playmakers provides resources for the sports philanthropy industry and those who see sports

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Episode 6 – Sports United Down Under

Opening up Lee has returned from a Cricket Without Boundaries project with students from Leeds Trinity to Rwanda. You can find out more about the project here. We have been busy during this break, as we are now working in partnership with two great Sport and Development organisations: SportandDev and ConnectSport. Please check out both

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Episode 4 – Jordan Special

Reporting “from the field”, this episode of the Good Sports Podcast features interviews from UNHCR, Right to Play, Cricket Without Boundaries and Equal Playing Fields, looking at how sport is contributing to addressing challenges of refugee integration and gender equality in Jordan. Lee and Sara spent 5 days in the country in late April delivering

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