About: sport and social inclusion

Health 23-05-2018

Raising awareness of disabilities through sporting Intégrathlon

Since 2009, the Intégrathlon has challenged preconceived ideas about disabilities with sports events organised in five towns in Seine-Saint-Denis. EURACTIV.fr went to Tremblay-en-France, one of the cities at the heart of this year’s project.
11-09-2014

Special Olympics torch stops in Brussels EU’s district

SPECIAL REPORT: The Olympic flame arrived for the first time in Belgium as part of the Special Olympics European summer games on Tuesday (9 September), turning attention to an event few people in the EU sphere had heard of until now.
Sports 10-09-2014

European ‘Special Olympics’ kick off in Belgium

SPECIAL REPORT: Athletes with intellectual disabilities will be able to compete in different sports for the next ten days, at the Special Olympics European summer games in Belgium.
Regional Policy 19-10-2010

Municipalities asked to promote sport for all

The sports world should collaborate more closely with other areas and help foster social inclusion at local level, according to participants in a conference held by the Belgian EU Presidency last week.
Sports 11-05-2010

First EU sports ministerial endorses social priorities

At their first ever official meeting, the EU's 27 sports ministers asked the European Commission to draft a policy framework that highlights the educational and social role of sport.