SPECIAL REPORT / Lack of exercise can burden economies and health systems, with recent projections suggesting the costs for the European Union as a whole could amount to 31 billion euros per year, according to Tibor Navracsics.
SPECIAL REPORT / External relations are very important for Azerbaijan, and the European Games open another door to Europe, Sevinj Hasanova, Deputy Minister of Economy and Industry of Azerbaijan, told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Plans for an EU-wide legal approach to match-fixing and money laundering in sport are under way, with the European Parliament committee on mafia and organised crime holding a debate on the issue yesterday (17 September).
Staging the European football championships in 2016 will help France to emerge from the economic crisis and general gloom that has been hanging over the country for two years, the country's sports minister said on Friday (28 May).
The need for fast, accurate and balanced information is always important. We value EURACTIV's good, independent journalism and support this initiative
Mella Frewen, Director General of FoodDrinkEurope
EURACTIV plays a vital role in bringing Europe closer to its citizens. EURACTIV has long recognised that the story of Europe has to be told across the continent, and not just in Brussels. We need to support a truly European and informed debate.