Commissioner Navracsics signs an agreement with UEFA

Commissioner Navracsics signs an agreement with UEFA

On 21 February, the European Commission and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) signed a new arrangement for cooperation covering the period up to the end of 2020, consolidating and strengthening the existing cooperation.

People participating in the Sport diplomacy conference 2017

Seminar on Sport Diplomacy 2017 – Report

On 6 December 2017 Sports Ministries, universities, the European institutions, national, European, and international sports organisations, the Olympic Movement, and other sports stakeholders discussed the role that sport should have in the EU's external relations agenda. The conclusions have now been summarised in a report.

Kicker and money

Fighting match fixing – a European effort

For many people, sporting competitions offer opportunities to also learn about other cultures. Take the Icelandic team in the Euro 2016 – people loved the Viking Thunderclap and the amazing support of the Icelandic fans. Sport also brings people together, just look at how Belgium becomes one when their football team is playing, or the recent Davis Cup Final.