ICSSPE Newsletter

March 2022

ICSSPE Statement on Ukraine

ICSSPE Statement

The International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education is committed to peace and condemns all forms of aggression and war.

Recommendations for Coach Education

SPIRIT Project: Sport Coaching for Mental Well-being

The Sport & Psycho-social Initiative for Inclusive Training (SPIRIT) has published its recommendations for Coach Education and Club Management.  


David Legg Selected as Alberta Sports Hall of Fame Inductee

ICSSPE Executive Board News

Congratulations to ICSSPE’s Executive Board Member David Legg, who was recently selected as a new inductee to the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame.


Sport for Prevention of Extremism in Youth Project Update

Interviews with SPEY Volunteers

In newly published interviews, volunteers of the Sport for Prevention of Extremism in Youth (SPEY) project explain their experiences.

Paralympics - How to Follow What and When

Beijing 2022 Paralympic Games

The Beijing 2022 Paralympic Games start on Friday, 4 March and run through to 13 March 2022. Find out how you can follow: 

Empowering Future Leaders in Grassroots Sport

ICSSPE Workshop Series for Future Leaders

ICSSPE has launched its ‘Empowering Future Leaders in International Grassroots Sport’ project, which sees future leaders from Germany, Namibia, South Africa and Zambia come together over a series of online workshops.

Break the Bias

International Women’s Day 2022

International Women's Day on Tuesday, 8 March 2022 is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. 

Creating Feminist Seed Grant Programmes

Women Win - the Feminist Sports Champion Toolkit

Women Win and partners have launched a new toolkit to guide organisations in creating feminist seed grant programmes to benefit women and girls.

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Sports Clubs

Sport Development Report Germany

The German Federal Institute of Sport Science (Bundesinstitut für Sportwissenschaft) has published the Sport Development Report Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Sports Clubs in Germany.

Loughborough University Awarded UNESCO Chair

Sport, Physical Activity and Education for Development

Loughborough University has been awarded a UNESCO Chair in Sport, Physical Activity and Education for Development.


Results of the Feasibility Study Euregiade

Willibald Gebhardt Institut

The feasibility study of a transnational Euregiade was completed with the participation of the Willibald Gebhardt Institute at the end of 2021.

Selection of Pilot and Preparatory Projects Announced

EU Sport

The results of the European Commission – EUSport Preparatory Actions and Pilot Projects calls 2021 have been published.

Molloy Appointed as IPC Chief Membership & Impact Officer

International Paralympic Committee News

The International Paralympic Committee has appointed Canadian Kristina Molloy as its first chief membership and impact officer.

Mentoring Female Leaders in Sport for All

TAFISA and Made to Play Webinar

TAFISA, in partnership with Made to Play, are hosting a webinar on Mentoring Female Leaders in Sport for All on Wedesday, 9 March 2022, 1.00pm - 2.30pm UTC+1.

Alternative Voting Systems & Governance in Sport

Sport Governance Research by Play the Game

The voting system 'one nation, one vote' is used in most international sports federations, but it leads to challenges in good governance. In this article, Play the Game present new research to stimulate debate about alternatives to 'one nation, one vote'.

Commonwealth Debate on Sport & Sustainable Development

International Day for Development and Peace

Save the Date for the 6th Commonwealth Debate on Sport and Sustainable Development: Thursday 31 March 2022 from 18:00 to 20:00 (GMT).

Papers on International Sport Politics

Play the Game 2022 Conference

In the summer of 2022, Play the Game will for the 12th time open the doors for four days of intense debate on the hotspots in international sports politics.

ERASMUS+ Documents Online and Reminder for Proposals

ERASMUS+ Sport Info Day

ERASMUS+ Sport Info Day documents are available online. Please also note the deadlines for the Erasmus+ Sport call for proposals 2022. 

15th Baltic Sport Science Conference

Lithuanian Sports University

The 15th Baltic Sport Science Conference Challenges and Solutions in Sport Science hosted by the Lithuanian Sports University will take place on 28 - 29 April 2022 online.

Virtual Winter Symposium of The Human Motion Project

Registrations close 4 March 2022

The 9th Virtual Winter Symposium of The Human Motion Project will be held on 16 March 2022 from 09:00 to 16:30 CET virtually through Zoom.

IAKS 2022 Event Calendar Online

International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities

There is a lot going on in the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS).

ECSS Fellowships

European College of Sport Science

The European College of Sport Science (ECSS) is accepting applications for 2022 Fellows