December 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

TCU athletics violates rules

Why it is so important to follow the rules of the NCAA as a student athlete. A total of 33 TCU student-athletes in three sports were paid for work they did not perform as campus summer employees, according to a Division I Committee on Infractions decision. In addition, actions by a former head swimming and diving coach caused the number of coaches in the swimming and diving programs to exceed the maximum allowed. Further, the head coach and members of his staff directed or supervised student-athletes’ participation in practice time that exceeded limits. Because the head swimming coach was personally involved in the violations, he agreed that he failed to promote an atmosphere of rules compliance.

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November 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

SoccerEX

AWF attended Soccerex in Miami for the second Soccerex USA event, which took place on 21-22 November at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort, in partnership with GACP Sports.

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June 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Sport Accord Summit 2020

AWF to attend Sport Accord Summit 2020. SportAccord is a not-for profit global sport business event organisation focused on driving positive change internationally and dedicated to engaging and connecting; international federations, rights holders, organising committees, cities, press and media, businesses and other organisations involved in the development and business of sport.

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February 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

NCAA awards $100,000 in grants to 6 research teams

Teams will produce work touching wide range of areas involving student-athletes

Six research teams will receive a total of $100,000 through the NCAA Innovations in Research and Practice Grant Program, designed to enhance college athletes’ psychosocial well-being and mental health.

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April 6, 2017 / 0 Comments

NCAA awards $3.1 million in grants to 9 schools

Funding will support academic programs to help student-athletes graduate

The NCAA has awarded more than $3.1 million in grants to nine Division I schools to support academic programs that help student-athletes earn their degrees.

The recipients of the Accelerating Academic Success Program Comprehensive Grants (multiyear) include Arkansas-Pine Bluff ($900,000), Morgan State (887,700) and Southern University ($900,000).

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February 6, 2016 / 0 Comments

Recruiting/Scouting Service Definition, Legislation and Requirements

Definition of a Recruiting and Scouting Service

A recruiting or scouting service includes any individual, organization, entity or segment of an entity that primarily provides information about prospective student-athletes.

This definition does not include any individual, organization, entity or segment of an entity that primarily provides information about prospective student-athletes incidental to its primary purpose and is generally available to the public (e.g., news media).

 

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August 14, 2015 / 0 Comments

UGANDA OLYMPIC COMMITTEE SIGNS STRATGIC ALLIANCE WITH AWF

scholarships for african athletes

PRESS RELEASE: UGANDA OLYMPIC COMMITTEE STRATGIC ALLIANCE  WITH AWF,  LAUSANNE SWITZERLAND, AUGUST 14

Formed under the category of Child and Youth Development within the Social Responsibility Unit, the alliance is a demonstration of UGANDA OLYMPIC COMMITTEE commitment to providing development opportunities for athletes. A sustainable lifestyle post sporting career is a key objective for any athlete. Without higher education too many athletes are experiencing a narrow pathway of opportunity in securing an enjoyable working future. Obtaining higher education is paramount in improving the skill set of retiring athletes and providing long term returns of social and economic benefit to the communities that once supported the athletes.

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