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.
11 November 2020
Coach the coaches - trainer education with the Play Fair Code
As a long-term partner of the Austrian Football Federation (ÖFB) and the UEFA, the Play Fair Code has already trained thousands of football-players and their entourage in club- and national team workshops giving them an understanding of the risks and dangers of match-fixing and betting fraud.
14 October 2020
Risks are ubiquitous: also in the female world of football
On the occasion of the FIFA Women's World Cup in France last year, the renowned New York Times published a noteworthy article about the subject of match-fixing and came to the conclusion that women's soccer is not immune to criminal schemes either.