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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
Watch: Environmental standards and certifications in sport

Our first GAMES webinar, hosted on Monday 6 November 2023, explored environmental standards and certifications in sport. Bob Ramsak, Head of Sustainability at World Athletics, and Tiberio Daddi, Associate Professor at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, presented their knowledge and experience in this field.  Attendees learned: – How World Athletics is developing its own […]

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GAMES
2023
Building Collaborations for Sustainable Events at Budapest 2023

During the 2023 World Athletics Championships, World Athletics hosted the ‘Building Collaborations for Sustainable Events’ panel discussion at the ASICS house in Budapest on Friday 25 August. The session focused on three areas: Reviewing and examining the ambitions of World Athletics and the Budapest LOC around delivering an event in alignment with the World Athletics […]

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In focus
2023
The GAMES project joins WMTRC 2023 to measure its environmental footprint

One of the key tasks of the GAMES project foresees the calculation of the Environmental Footprint (EF) of the main activities conducted in the framework of a large sporting event among athletics, biathlon and floorball.  With this aim, researchers from SSSA, with the valuable help of World Athletics, will carry out the study of the […]

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In focus
2023
Budapest 2023 sustainability initiatives marked by World Athletics ISO 20121 certification

GAMES partner World Athletics will integrate their Sustainable Event Management System (SEMS), ‘Athletics for a Better World’, at the Budapest 2023 World Athletics Championships in August. The validity of this system and World Athletics’ ability to deliver sustainable events was recently recognised by being awarded the ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation) 20121 standard, a comprehensive […]

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Interviews
2023
How GAMES will help make the 2024 Men’s Floorball World Championships more sustainable

The International Floorball Federation (IFF) is one of the GAMES project’s main partners, meaning sustainability is at the forefront of the Swedish Floorball Federation’s agenda (SFF) in organising the 15th Men’s World Floorball Championships (WFC) on 7-15 December, 2024 in Malmö Arena, Sweden.  With more than 110,000 licensed players and 840 clubs, floorball is the […]

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