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.
19 February 2020
Kick-off event on the new Erasmus+ project EPOSM & Sport Infoday 2020
For the fifth time the Play Fair Code has been chosen as an expert partner to an Erasmus+ project. The official launch event for "Evidence-based Prevention of Sporting-related Match-Fixing", EPOSM for short, was held in Ghent recently. Just a few days later the European Commission hosted its Sport Infoday 2020 in Brussels.
28 January 2020
Play Fair Code at the UEFA FIP Winter School
Once again, the Play Fair Code was invited to partner the UEFA for education reasons. This time to bring in its expertise in the course of the UEFA Academy Football Integrity Programme. The prominent staffed convention was held between January 27th and 31st at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon.
24 January 2020
Play Fair Code expertise at the Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne / St. Moritz
The "Believe in Sport" campaign launched by the IOC and co-developed over the recent years by the Play Fair Code as a supporting expert, was designed to educate athletes, officials and coaches about the threat of competition manipulation and to safeguard the integrity of sport.