Category: Episodes

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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#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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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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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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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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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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