Performance Enhancing Drugs

Let’s start by getting real. Most world class athletes have been tempted at one stage or another. Ours is not a moral crusade to value those who claim a pure motivation over and above those who admit to temptation. Indeed, we remain incredulous that many sports prefer to tarnish their dopers rather than bringing them inside to help find the solution.

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Wanted: Sports Agents In All Olympic Sports

Athletz exists to empower sports agents and indeed the entire business in sport eco-system. But many people mistakenly associate agency with only a handful of sports – notably football (soccer) and the mainstream US sports NFL, NBA, NHA etc. We know that agents across the entire sporting landscape deserve support and help to reach their full potential.

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Guiding Young Athletes to International Success

We are indebted to our friends at Loughborough University for the extensive academic research upon which we have based some of our thinking here. Human beings are uniquely gifted to recognise a great performance today but rather less inclined to spot the potential of latent qualities or abilities for a great performance tomorrow. When we add in our natural tribal instinct to see our chosen heroes and teams win now, not later, we create an environment where even in the junior ranks we become fixated on instant gratification.

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Child Protection in Sports

Let’s start by unpicking the unfashionable side of young talent ID and scouting. The vast majority of UK Football Association (FA) agent disciplinary cases in 2018 (most recent data available) revolved around inappropriate approaches to minors by agents – either without parental permission or without the license clearances needed from the FA. 

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