Sports

Over a Beer with Udo Bullmann
Economy & Jobs 16-02-2017

Udo Bullmann on Trump, social justice and football

In our Over A Beer video series this month, Euractiv’s Brian Maguire chats with German MEP Udo Bullmann, vice-president of the Socialists and Democrats political group in the European Parliament.

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Economy & Jobs 10-11-2015

Good governance in sport and betting

"Good governance in sport and betting" explores the relationship between sports and the regulated betting industry and their role in the fight against match-fixing and corruption in sport. It examines the different approaches implemented so far by a range of stakeholders, including the regulated betting industry, sport organizations, regulatory and law enforcement bodies, national and international policy institutions and player organizations to detect, deter and punish those that seek to manipulate sporting events for financial gain.

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18-09-2015

The Sustainable Financing of Grassroots Sport – Hosted by the European Lotteries

The European Lotteries Association is a proud partner of the European Week of Sport, with its members providing sustainable funding of more than €2 Billion to European sport each year.

Health 16-09-2014

Tim Shriver: Intellectually disabled people still face mocking, humiliation

Special Olympics Chairman Tim Shriver welcomed the EU's initiatives to promote social inclusion through sport, but warned that intellectually disabled people are still facing “mocking, humiliation, denial of medical care, denial of education” across the continent.

Health 15-09-2014

Special Olympics opens with focus on medical care

On Saturday, more than ten thousand people gathered at the special Olympics’ opening ceremony in Belgium, where athletes with intellectual disabilities will compete over the coming days.

Health 12-09-2014

Commission: Integration, social inclusion ‘key’ in new EU sports plan

Integration and social inclusion will be “key aspects” in the new EU plan for sports, head of the European Commission Sport's Unit Yves Le Lostecque has said.

Health 11-09-2014

Parliament welcomes Special Olympics flame

After traveling 450 km across 15 Belgian cities for four days, the Special Olympics torch arrived in Brussels on Tuesday.

10-09-2014

People stare at you. They make you feel different.

In this brief message, soccer player Barry Cairns talks about what it's like to be a Special Olympics athlete.

Health 09-09-2014

EU funds Special Olympics with €1.7 million

2,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities from 58 countries are set to compete in 10 Olympic Sports.