A new report suggests the need for a global safeguarding in sports code.
There’s a global code controlling the use of performance-enhancing drugs in sport. So why isn’t there one for safeguarding?
A new report from Stephanie David and Katherine Apps of 39 Essex Chambers explores this issue in detail.
There is growing awareness of safeguarding risks in the sporting world. Successful sportspeople often start their careers when they are very young. Intense coaching and travelling to competitions and events ever further from home provide ample opportunities for those athletes to be exploited by coaches, agents, family members and others involved in the sport. Such abuse can have a horrific impact on that individual’s life in so many areas.