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Sports 19-06-2015

Physical activity touted as medicine for mental illness

SPECIAL REPORT / A new report on physical activity in Europe underlines the positive impact of exercise for the body and the mind.
Stairs
Sports 18-06-2015

Physical inactivity costs estimated at €80bn per year

SPECIAL REPORT / EU member states spend on average €80.4 billion each year in treatment of diseases caused by lack of exercise, according to a new report unveiled in Brussels on Wednesday (17 June).
Stress at work
Sports 17-06-2015

Employees told to get up and exercise at work

SPECIAL REPORT / A growing number of European companies are trying to create a healthier work environment for their employees, by encouraging them to get out of their chairs during work hours.
Sports 18-09-2012

Parliament mulls EU laws to fight organised crime in sport

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).
Sports 31-05-2010

France hopes Euro 2016 will help beat gloom

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).