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2024
Join us for our mid-term conference: #MakingSportSustainable

The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences (NIH) in Oslo will be the venue for the mid-term conference of the GAMES project, co-funded by the European Union #MakingSportSustainable will reflect on the findings of the project, which has been investigating good practices for decarbonising events in the sports of athletics, biathlon and floorball, since June 2022. […]

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In focus
2023
IBU reiterates commitment to tangible climate action ahead of 2023/2024 season

GAMES partner, the International Biathlon Union, reinforced its commitment to delivering impactful climate initiatives as it continues to advance the implementation of its Sustainability Strategy and work to reduce the sport’s climate impact by 50% by 2030, in alignment with the Paris Agreement. One of the first sports organisations to join the global UN Race […]

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GAMES
2023
IBU nominated for BBC Green Sports Award

The GAMES project was mentioned on the BBC Sports website as the IBU is nominated in the ‘Elite Organisation of the Year’ category of the BBC Green Sports Awards The IBU has been recognised for its sustainability work in the second edition of the annual BBC Green Sports Awards. Nominated in the ‘Elite Organisation of […]

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2023
International Biathlon Union decarbonisation workshop addresses fan travel

Almost 100 organising committee representatives discussed decarbonisation practices at the IBU’s annual meeting On June 24th, the International Biathlon Union (IBU) hosted a workshop during the federation’s organising committee (OC) meeting in Prague, Czech Republic – the nation where the 2024 World Championships will be held – on ‘How to effectively implement decarbonisation best practices.’ […]

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2023
Moving from energy efficiency to long-term decarbonisation

Athletes, partners, national federations and scientists were given a platform to share their knowledge, spark ideas and express climate concerns at the International Biathlon Union’s (IBU) first Sustainability Seminar. Organised to coincide with the World Championships Biathlon 2023 in Oberhof, Germany – and funded by the Erasmus+ GAMES project – the seminar explored how we can […]

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2023
GAMES partners kick off 2023 with athlete ambassadors, sustainability plans and improved governance

World Athletics welcomes ‘Champions for a Better World’, IFF plans for 2024 and IBU celebrates governance reform results Aside from our core activities around the project, the GAMES sports partners have their own sustainability objectives and achievements. Each month, we explore their work. World Athletics welcomes ‘Champions for a Better World’ World Athletics closed 2022 […]

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2023
GAMES project kicks off with two environmental audits

Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, the project’s technical partner, also conducts literature review of sport and carbon management reports, guides and documents The aim of the GAMES (Green Approaches in Management for Enhancing Sport) project is to raise awareness and increase the adoption of climate change mitigation practices by key sports actors in order to […]

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