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The integrity of sport is under threat and the challenges are both global and constantly evolving. Without integrity, sport is meaningless. Breaches of integrity not only damage the values of sport, but also erode its popularity, commercial viability and ultimately, its survival. In response to these threats, the ICSS has established a specialist Sport Integrity… » read more

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An exclusive Repucom study for the Sport and Citizenship think tank published in November 2015 outlines various trends in the way French people do sport. At home, outdoors, in a gym, in the workplace or on daily journeys…. These are the main conclusions of the enquiry.   In 2015, 4 out of 5 French citizens… » read more

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It is often particularly complex to draw a portrait of Europeans trends. The comparison exercise can turn out tricky and, particularly when digging into the habits of Europeans and their tendency to be physical active. Nonetheless, the Eurobarometer, the WHO’s Global Recommendations for Physical Activity for Health and national figures, recently summed up in country… » read more

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The author describes his progress from sports enthusiast to sceptic following repeated experiences, as a journalist, of frauds in high-level sports including athletics and swimming but especially cycling. These frauds involved performance-enhancing drugs and medical procedures and Walsh took the lead in exposing Lance Armstrong as a key beneficiary. The importance of asking the ‘obvious… » read more

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