Edition Mayo 2022

ICSSPE & UNESCO - Empowering Future Leaders
Let’s Get Moving Together - A Toolkit for Grassroots Sport Leaders


The International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE) has published a toolkit for future leaders in grassroots sport, the result of its Empowering Future Leaders in International Grassroots Sport project.

Sport for Prevention of Extremism in Youth
SPEY Final Conference


The Sport for Prevention of Extremism in Youth SPEY Project Final conference will take place on 14 June 2022 in Brussels. 

New Member: World Alpagut Federation


ICSSPE welcomes the World Alpagut Federation to its members. 

Sport Research Institute & Olympic Studies Centre UAB
New PhD programme in Sport Sciences


The Sport Research Institute and the Olympic Studies Centre of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) have launched a new PhD program on Sport Sciences. The new UAB PhD programme in Sport Sciences includes a specific research line on Olympic Studies.

The Social Side of Sport Science
ICSSPE Executive Board & Development Committee in Berlin


For the first time in over two years, the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE) Executive Board and Development Committee were able to hold their annual joint working meetings face to face, with the two-day hybrid-event taking place at the ICSSPE office in Berlin Olympic Park from 12 to 13 May 2022.


Policy, Evidence and Knowledge in Coaching
PEAK Framework and Handbook Published


ICSSPE and partners have successfully finalised the PEAK-project with the publication of the PEAK Framework for Coaching Policies and the PEAK Handbook for Coach Education.


International Paralympic Committee
New PARA SPORT Programme Launched to Grow Awareness and Participation


The International Paralympic Committee (IPC), in its capacity as the governing body of Para sport and the international federation for multiple Para sports, has created a new grassroots-to-high performance programme called PARA SPORT. It aims to support National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) and International Federations, bringing together events, activities and organisations to help change the story around persons with disabilities.

ICSSPE Biennial Working Programme Grants
ISHPES & University of Pitesti Receive ICSSPE Grants


The International Society for the History of Physical Education (ISHPES) and the Sport & University of Pitesti, Romania, have been announced as the first two recipients of the ICSSPE Biennial Working Programme Grants 2022/23.

International Institute for Research and Knowledge Transfer in Sport e.V.
Willibald Gebhardt Institute celebrates 30th Anniversary


The Willibald Gebhardt Institute (WGI) was founded on 5 May 5 1992, as a registered, non-profit association in Essen. As such, on 5 May 2022, the WGI, based in Münster since 2017, celebrated its 30th anniversary.


Sport for Prevention of Extremism in Youth
SPEY Project Presentation in Berlin, 12 May 2022


The European project SPEY – Sport for Prevention of Extremism in Youth will be presented in Berlin on Thursday, 12 May 2022 from 10 am to 12 pm CET. Register now! 

European Commission
Final Call for 2022 #BeActive Awards Proposals


Applications for the 2022 EU #BeActiveAwards close on 19 May 2022. Submit your proposals now!

IOC Research Grant Programmes
Olympic Studies Academic Research Opportunities


Information on the Olympic Studies Centre Academic Research Opportunities have been published. 

Special Olympics
2022 Special Olympics Virtual Global Youth Leadership Summit


The 2022 Special Olympics Virtual Global Youth Leadership Summit on 21-22 May 2022 will unite Youth Leaders with and without intellectual disabilities (ID) from around the world in a single online platform for inclusion and change.

Sport for One Humanity Initiative
Call for Applications by 25 May 2022


The Sport for One Humanity initiative is calling for applications of civil society organisations active in the field of sport for development and peace.

European Commission
Last Call: Task Force on Harmonised Sport Statistics


The EU Commission is calling for experts for a Task Force on harmonised sport statistics in the EU (TF SPORT).

WomenSport International
Global Analysis of Gender Parities in Media Coverage


Rewatch WomenSport International Webinar: Global analysis of gender-based disparities in media coverage of elite sport.

World Anti-Doping Agency
2022 WADA Annual Symposium


The 2022 WADA Annual Symposium is scheduled to take place on 11-12 June 2022 at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland. 

Sport for Prevention of Extremism in Youth
SPEY Workshop at University of Cordoba


The SPEY project (Sport for the Prevention of Extremism in Youth) held a Violent extremism and sport workshop at the University of Córdoba at the end of April.

Play the Game
2022 Conference Programme Published


Play the Game has published the programme for its 2022 conference, taking place in Odense, Denmark from 27 - 30 June 2022.

Job Opportunities at TAFISA


There are currently two job vacancy at the TAFISA head office: Programmes Manager and Office Manager.