WADA calls on anti-doping stakeholders to take action to protect minors as 2024 Global Education Conference concludes in France 

Montreal, 29 February 2024 Today, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) concluded its 2024 Global Education Conference in Cannes, France, with a clear call to action for anti-doping stakeholders internationally: stronger steps must be taken to further protect minors in sport.  This fourth edition of the conference, which kicked off on 27 February, wrapped up with WADA stating

SportAccord 2024 – sneak ‘Peaky’ at Summit’s social events

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – Birmingham and West Midlands – the famously friendly city and region, with world class sport and major events expertise and a spectacular cultural and industrial reputation – is set to make a lasting impression on over 1,500 delegates and exhibitors at SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit on 7-11 April. SportAccord – the

Meet the world-class speakers on SportAccord’s Plenary sessions

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – SportAccord has unveiled the latest wave of renowned speakers set to address some of the biggest challenges and opportunities in global sport during the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit’s Plenary Conference. Under the theme “The Power of Sport”, sport’s most influential industry gathering will take place from 7 to 11 April

WADA publishes membership of Executive Committee and Foundation Board for 2024

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to publish the memberships of its Foundation Board (Board) and Executive Committee (ExCo) as of 1 January 2024.  Structure  In line with WADA’s 2022 governance reforms, the ExCo and Board in 2023 increased from 14 to 16 and from 38 to 42 members respectively.   The 16-member composition of the ExCo is as follows:  The 42-member composition of the Board is

HealthAccord Spotlights Mental Health and Female Athlete Well-being

Supporting elite athlete mental health and maximising female athlete well-being to improve performance will be the focus at HealthAccord, one of the four specialist streams at this year’s SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit. Sport’s most influential industry gathering will take place from 7 to 11 April in Birmingham -West Midlands and bring together around 1,500 leaders and

Dragon Boat Leadership on Chinese TV

International Dragon Boat Federation President, Claudio Schermi, and Honorary President, Mike Haslam, had the honor to be invited to China, the motherland of Dragon Boat, to a special TV Program “The Beauty of Shared Arts” dedicated to the sport and art of Dragon Boating which incorporates sporting competitions, cultural education and exchange, from the motherland

Gangwon 2024 comes to an end as an example of legacy and solidarity

The Winter Youth Olympic Games Gangwon 2024 have been a “great demonstration of Olympic legacy and solidarity”, as highlighted by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach. The IOC President, joined by Gangwon 2024 Coordination Commission Chair and IOC Member Hong Zhang, congratulated the Gangwon State authorities, the Gangwon 2024 Organising Committee, the PyeongChang 2018 Legacy Foundation

Discover the SportAccord Summit sessions!

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit 2024 in Birmingham – West Midlands on 7-11 April will feature an exciting central conference programme with four specialist streams – CityAccord, HealthAccord, LawAccord and MediaAccord – united under the theme “The Power of Sport”. Today – less than 70 days to go to sport’s most influential industry gathering for over 1,500 delegates at