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John Petersson, Président du Comité Paralympique Européen Le projet mené par le Comité Paralympique Européen (EPC) entre dans sa phase finale de développement, qui verra la création d’une boîte à outils en ligne dont l’objectif est de connecter le monde du parasport et les différents intervenants de la thématique « Sport et Handicap » à… » read more

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Le sport a ce pouvoir unique de transcender les barrières existantes entre les êtres humains pour les fédérer dans l’effort. A ce titre, il fait partie des meilleurs remèdes contre l’obscurantisme, la discrimination et l’intolérance. C’est un langage universel ayant le pouvoir de rendre à l’homme son humanité, sa dignité.   Voilà le constat du… » read more

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The European Healthy Stadia Network publishes a set of new guidance materials to help sports organisations implement effective tobacco control policies at sports stadia. Developed in close consultation with venue managers, security managers and tobacco control experts from World Heart Federation, the guidelines were officially launched to UEFA’s 54 member associations at the European House… » read more

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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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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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