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Study on anti-doping and data protection – report published

The study provides an inventory of current relevant legislation in all EU Member States, defining provisions providing a legal basis for the processing of personal data in the context of anti-doping activities, and an analysis of personal data processing practices in anti-doping in sport, notably on the basis of the anti-doping practice defined in the World Anti-Doping Code and its associated standards.

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Coaching: a pillar of sports education

Quality coaching plays a central role in ensuring the correct development of sports skills and can help determine if an athlete pursues a professional career in sports. The role of coaches in sport and in society at large is one of the priorities of the Estonian Presidency.  

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Safeguarding young people in sport

Sport is the most popular activity undertaken by children and young people in every European member state, however, young athletes can be very vulnerable.

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Sport + adult education = health and inclusion

When sport and adult education are combined, great results can be achieved. Erasmus+ projects are studying and testing this combination with refugees, prisoners, mentally handicapped people and senior citizens.

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Celebrating the power of sport

Sport is fun, exciting and brings people together. It is based on fairness and respect - playing a vital role not only in individual health and fitness, but in shaping our wider European society. Erasmus+ sport supports young athletes and promotes social inclusion - and there are new funding opportunities lining up!

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Sport: a small but very active part of Erasmus+

Sport might not be the best-known part of the Erasmus+ programme, but it is a very dynamic one. Since 2014, almost 400 grants have been awarded in priority areas for Erasmus+ Sport. The programme supports various activities such as collaborative partnerships - including on a small scale since 2016 - and European not-for-profit sport events.

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SPEED: A new approach to sport education

There is an ever-increasing recognition that sport can play a major role in boosting the well-being of individuals and fostering socio-economic development. With this comes a new approach to the way universities teach in this sports sector. Learn more about what the SPEED project has achieved!

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