More than Medals Athlete Transition Programme

2020-01-29T17:57:29+00:00

More than Medals Athlete Transition Programme  The Dame Kelly Holmes (DKH) Trust have recently announced the launch of the More than Medals Athlete Transition programme for 2020. Caradh O’Donovan is one of a number of world class athletes who have been accepted on to the programme. Supported by players of the People’s Postcode Lottery in the UK, the Trust will be assisting fifty world class athletes over the next two years to transition to a life beyond sport. This will in turn allow the Trust to increase the depth and capacity of their athlete mentor team to work with [...]

More than Medals Athlete Transition Programme 2020-01-29T17:57:29+00:00

There Will Never Be a Safe Space to Tell the Truth

2020-01-25T17:46:13+00:00

There Will Never Be a Safe Space to Tell the Truth Over the last year, there has been a marked increase in athletes voicing their opinions and looking for positive change in sport. I only see this as a good thing. Some athletes have a mostly positive experience throughout their athletic careers, while others do not. I’m more aligned with the latter. Just last year I experienced backlash and retribution for speaking out in my own sport and the imbalance in power between athletes and administrators was made very clear. Fortunately Irish Karate is now rebuilding under new leadership, [...]

There Will Never Be a Safe Space to Tell the Truth 2020-01-25T17:46:13+00:00