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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.
Interwetten is a new member of the Play Fair Code
27 May 2020
Interwetten joining the Play Fair Code
The online sports betting pioneer wants to further strengthen its efforts and activities in combating match-fixing and betting fraud.
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22 April 2020
Integrity workshop 2.0 - Virtual seminar for the German Sport University
At the invitation of the German Sport University, Play Fair Code CEO Severin Moritzer was to host a "Sports Integrity" workshop as part of the University’s Sports Management Master's programme in Cologne this April. However, since the current situation made a regular face-to-face lecturing impossible, both the Sport University and the Play Fair Code entered new territory and switched the event into a "digital classroom".
Spring 2020 training-kickoff
16 April 2020
Good planning is (only) half the realization – spring 2020 training-kickoff
For this spring, the Play Fair Code had actually put together an ambitious and intensive training schedule. In addition to a first-time workshop series in the professional women football-league, follow-up training sessions were planned with all twelve Austrian football academies, in the semi-professional Third League and in the Basketball Super League. But then...
Participants of the kick-off meeting Erasmus+ Project SEE-I
16 April 2020
SEE-I: Another new Erasmus+ Sport Project
In late February 2020,a further Erasmus+ project with an involvement of the Play Fair Code was launched in Bucharest. The project named SEE-I focussuson the topic of sports integrity with special emphasison professional and semi-professional football in Southeastern European countries.