Integrity and the values of Sport
Journal n°25, by the Think tank Sport and Citizenship
For many years doping embodied the main threat to sporting authorities, however a new concern arises- the manipulation of sport meets. Sport meet manipulation attracts criminal activity thanks to a variety of fields: technological evolution sparked by the internet, the global betting boom, the lack of rules in States and sport organisations, … Whether to save the educative and social values transmitted via sport, or to preserve public order, all authorities have a common interest in preventing the manipulation of competitions.
Table of Contents:
Pespectives- EU News
“Seamless teamwork is needed to protect the integrity of sport”
Hannu Takkula, Member of the European Parliament.
Marius Vizer, SportAccord.
Special Feature –Integrity and the values of sport
“Council of Europe Convention: a key contribution to the international mobilisation for integrity in sport”
Stanislas Frossard, APES-EPAS.
“The Française des Jeux has chosen to be a committed sponsor”
Christophe Blanchard-Dignac, FDJ.
“A Council of Europe Approach”
Wendela Kuper, EPAS.
“Sport cannot fight match manipulation alone”
Ralf Mutschke, FIFA Security Division.
“To ensure that our regulations follow the development of our sport”
Michael Wiederer, European Handball Federation.
“UEFA has zero tolerance to match fixing”
Graham Peaker, UEFA.
“Integrity in Football”
Victoriano Melero, French Football Federation.
Sport and Citizenship in action
European conference on gender equality in sport, and publication of ‘Women, Sport and Media Coverage’
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