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British Gymnastics bans coaches from weighing gymnasts in new safeguarding rules after damning review

Safeguarding concerns in gymnastics have been under the spotlight following the Whyte Review Coaches will no longer be able to weigh gymnasts under new British Gymnastics rules designed to stop “harmful practices” which it says are “on the fringes of abuse”. The 2022 Whyte Review found “systemic” physical and emotional abuse in the sport “borne […]

Welsh Rugby Union ‘truly sorry’ after damning independent review

Steve Phillips resigned as WRU chief executive in January 2023 after allegations of sexism and misogyny were made against the governing body An independent review has found aspects of the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) culture were sexist, misogynistic, racist and homophobic and not properly challenged. The WRU environment also had elements of bullying and discrimination, […]

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