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September 15, 2023
MEPs condemn gender-based violence on football pitches

A plenary debate on violence and discrimination after the FIFA Women's World Cup was initiated by the Greens on September 14. This was organised as a consequence to the resignation of former President of the Spanish Football Federation Luis Rubiales following his accusation of sexual assault and coercion for kissing Jennifer Hermoso on the lips […]

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September 15, 2023
New Commissioner responsible for Sport

The new European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, in charge of Sport, was officially appointed on September 12 during the European Parliament plenary. Iliana Ivanova will replace Mariya Gabriel until the end of the term of office of the European Commission (Autumn 2024). During her parliamentary hearing, Ms. Ivanova  notably emphasised on […]

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July 28, 2023
Maribor hosts the 2023 European Youth Olympic Festival

On July 23, the 17th edition of the summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) officially kicked off in Maribor, Slovenia. The multi-sport event features 11 disciplines in which 2.419 young athletes aged 14-18 years from 48 countries are competing. In total, the 6-day event sees the awarding of 688 medals. At the Opening ceremony, EOC […]

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July 24, 2023
EP CULT Committee questions Vice-President Schinas about Russian and Belarusian athletes at the Olympic Games 2024

On 18 July, MEPs of the CULT Committee organised a structured dialogue with Margaritis Schinas, Vice-President of the European Commission, who covers the sport portfolio currently MEP Tomasz Frankowski (EPP) raised questions concerning the EU Commission’s position on the exclusion of the Russian Federation and Belarus at the Olympic Games Paris 2024 and the proposal […]

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July 14, 2023
A European Parliament event to discuss the participation of Russian and Belarusian athletes in the 2024 Olympic Games

On 12 July, MEPs Thomasz Frankowski and Michaela Sojdrova organised a discussion on the question “Should Russian and Belarusian athletes participate in the Olympics 2024?”. The discussion focused on the recommendations created by an expert committee of the Czech Olympic Committee on how to manage the readmission of neutral athletes, considering the Olympic Charter and […]

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July 14, 2023
Survey on the EU Work Plan for Sport 2021-2024

In anticipation of the ending of the European Union Work Plan for Sport 2021-2024, the European Commission launched a survey inviting all sport stakeholders to provide feedback by 25 August 2023 with the aim being: gather feedback on the current plan to report on its implementation, use results to inform the drafting of the next […]

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