IOC confident of Tokyo Olympic Games success despite coronavirus

By |marec 3rd, 2020|coronavirus, News, Olympic games, Sports, Thomas Bach, Tokyo 2020|

The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s president and executive board gave further strong backing on Tuesday (3 March) to this summer’s Tokyo Olympics, with no talk of a postponement or move due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Milan offers some cheer to suffering bars as coronavirus cases climb in Italy

By |februar 27th, 2020|coronavirus, football, Health, Italy, News, Sports, Stella Kyriakides, WHO|

Bars and clubs in Milan can re-open in the evenings, local authorities announced on Wednesday (26 February), in the first rollback of tough restrictions imposed at the weekend to try to contain a coronavirus outbreak in Italy.

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French stadiums should ban fungicide use this year

By |februar 25th, 2020|carbon footprint, climate, Climate Change, environment, football, France, fungicides, Life Tackle, News, Pesticides, Professional football league, sport, Sports|

Fungicides, which are pesticides used to combat fungi, could be banned from French football stadiums this year. EURACTIV France reports

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French football clubs revisit transport modes in bid to reduce carbon footprint

By |januar 27th, 2020|Ajax, carbon emissions, environmental protection, football, France, Lille, News, Sports|

With the travel of football players and fans having a significant impact on the environment,  France's football clubs, including amateur ones, have started developing initiatives to reduce travel. EURACTIV France reports.

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Hoffenheim on tree-planting mission in Uganda

By |januar 6th, 2020|climate neutrality, football, News, reforestation, Sports, sustainability, Uganda|

Football club 1899 Hoffenheim is planting trees in Uganda to help protect the environment. In the past, sustainability in football meant switching off the stadium lights in the evening, but many clubs are now breaking new ground.

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How a Bulgarian city with decrepit sports base becomes a ‘European city of sports’

By |januar 6th, 2020|bad governance, Bulgaria, European Parliament, News, Sports|

At a recent ceremony in the European Parliament in Brussels, the Association of European Capitals and Cities of Sport awarded the title of 'European City of Sport for 2020' to Pazardzhik. Valia Ahchieva takes a closer look at the Bulgarian city, whose ...

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EU will not ban artificial turf pitches but could impose restrictions

By |julij 31st, 2019|artificial turfs, European Chemicals Agency, football, Microplastics, News, plastic, sport events, Sports, sustainability|

The European Union will not ban artificial turf pitches, at least yet, but the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) is looking at alternatives, as this material is an important source of microplastics.

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How sustainable can football be?

By |julij 5th, 2019|Climate Change, CO2 emissions, FIFA World Cup, football, News, Sports, waste management|

Football inspires, it brings people together and is like a religion to some – as we may well see at the Women's World Cup final in France on Sunday. But football also has its downsides: heaps of rubbish, squandering of water and a big CO2 footprint. The Life Tackle initiative now wants to change that.

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National team competition is vital for preserving European sports model

By |junij 1st, 2018|cohesion, European values, integration, News, Sports|

At the latest Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council meeting, a number of European sports ministers expressed concern over the impact of commercial trends in elite sports on the integrity of the European sports model, based on solidarity. Kamil N...

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European Commission raids offices in sports broadcasting investigation

By |april 11th, 2018|Cartels, Competition policy, News, Rupert Murdoch, Sports|

The European Commission yesterday (10 April) raided the offices of a number of companies involved in sports broadcasting rights, including a unit of Rupert Murdoch's Fox, as part of an investigation into a possible cartel.

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