Play Fair Code
Signing the Council of Europe Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions was the formal kick-off for building and structuring a solid foundation for the future National Platform Austria. Following a request by its Ministry of Sport, Austria’s Council of Ministers decided in January to sign up to the Council of Europe’s Convention on Manipulation of Sports Competitions. The Convention was officially signed by Austrian Minister of Sport Hans Peter Doskozil on 2 June 2016, as part of an international conference being held in Vienna. At the joint press conference of the Ministry of Sport and the Play Fair Code on February 27th 2017, Austrian Minister of Sport Hans Peter Doskozil confirmed his clear commitment to the Play Fair Code as well as to the Council of Europe Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions. Two milestones for the integrity of Austrian sport.
16 February 2021
Trust as the basis of information exchange – Supporting the Erasmus+ project T-PREG
In addition to the three Erasmus+ projects AMFix (Against Match Fixing), EPOSM (Evidence-based Prevention Of Sporting-related Match-fixing) and SEE-I (South Eastern European Countries for the Integrity of Football Clubs), in which the Play Fair Code is currently involved, other EU-projects are regularly supported with expert contributions as requested.
10 February 2021
3rd Advanced NOCs Virtual Training on the Prevention of the Manipulation of Competitions
The well-established long-term partnership between the IOC, the Austrian Olympic Comité (ÖOC) and the Play Fair Code recently led to another invitation to contribute to what is now the third “Advanced NOCs Virtual Training on the Prevention of the Manipulation of Competitions” at the beginning of February 2021.