FAIR GAME, a group of 25 value-driven clubs supported by 40 world-renowned football expert, revealed their new vision for football at a prestigious launch at Plough Lane, the home of AFC Wimbledon, today.
The government is currently developing policies on how to change the national game as part of Tracey Crouch’s football governance review. Fair Game aim is to help develop the long-term realistic solutions needed.
The details of that vision are outlined in Fair Game’s 48-page manifesto, Putting Pride Back In the Shirt: Fair Game’s Solution for the National Game.
It details solutions to various problems within football, including the owners and directors test, financial sustainability, protecting the heritage of clubs, a fairer distribution of TV revenues, opposing the European Super League, and tackling discrimination.
The Organising Committees for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024 and the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026 have today announced a collaboration agreement, which is aimed at encouraging joint initiatives and activities in an effort to stage more sustainable, innovative and spectacular Games in 2024 and 2026.
Swimming Australia is pleased to announce two-time Olympic gold medallist, Kieren Perkins OAM, has been elected as the President of Swimming Australia by the Board this week.
The FIFA World Cup 2022™ First Sustainability Progress Report provides an update on the progress made by FIFA, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) and the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 LLC in 2019 regarding their five sustainability commitments, including human rights, diversity and environmental protection.
As a result of the challenges posed by COVID-19, a one-year arrangement has been reached with the players accepting a 25% reduction in remuneration compared to the previous year.
- New report outlines sustainability features of each tournament venue
- Reduction of capacities and cooling technology aim to ensure venues are used post-event, year-round
- Energy and water efficiency are above international benchmarks
The COVID-19 crisis has had a destabilising financial impact on many industries, including football. At ECA, we have conducted an analysis on the financial footprint the pandemic has left on European football clubs.
The Innovation in Action and Reimagine Football ventures are exploring new ways to take the sport forward in the fields of fan engagement and carbon footprint reductions.
- Participation is one of the three core pillars of World Rugby’s strategic plan launched in April
- Plan is focused on empowering the 128 member unions and six regions by increasing their capacity and capability
- Ambition to increase the total global playing population to over 10 million by 2025
- In line with strategic commitment to grow the women’s game, this plan aims to increase active female players by a further 10 per cent
- Successful Get into Rugby and Impact Beyond programmes to be expanded
The Olympic Truce comes into force from today, 16 July, seven days before the start of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, and will remain in effect until 12 September, seven days after the end of the Paralympic Games.
The UCI armed with a comprehensive plan for sustainable development and commits to better representation of women on its Management Committee
The Management Committee of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is meeting on 2 and 3 June at the Olympic House, headquarters of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne (Switzerland), with some members physically present and others joining by videoconference.
Stronger together: IOC hails partnership with UN on its 75th anniversary and emphasises role of sport in building solidarity
As the United Nations (UN) celebrates its 75th anniversary, the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, has hailed the collaboration between the two organisations, while also emphasising the role that sport can play in fostering global solidarity in the face of the coronavirus crisis.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) partner Procter & Gamble (P&) has launched an initiative that awards 52 grants worth USD 10,000 (EUR 8,452) each to support an athlete’s charitable cause and help advance their work in the community.
A new guide by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will help make sports organisations and their events more sustainable, addressing issues such as climate change and biodiversity loss, economic inequality and social injustice.
The 24th ECA General Assembly, the first of its kind to be held virtually, took place on 8 September, bringing together 178 ECA Member Clubs.