For ice hockey in Canada, reducing barriers to entry and increasing the visibility of refugees is integral
One of the most popular sports in Canada, ice hockey is witnessing increased conversations about race and diversity. As these conversations grow, a lot more work needs to be done to make refugees feel more welcome inside and outside the sport.
Four steps for co-designing sport programmes with refugee-background young people
With a growing emphasis on sports-based programming for displaced populations, there is a need to co-create programmes that recognise young people's strengths, capabilities and resources, and include all the involved stakeholders.
Call for speakers - (Anti)racism in sports
We invite all sports persons, former sports persons, professionals, technicians, supporters, as well as academics in the fields of sports sociology, critical race theory and decolonial studies, as well as activists who struggle against all forms of raci
Addressing mental health issues
Studies show that many children and adults will get diagnosed with depression due to the lockdown and school closures. Mental health issues will become more prevalent due to our lifestyle changes to maintain social distancing for the next 1-2 years.
GAISF President Raffaele Chiulli: We must continue to empower youth through sports
GAISF and SportAccord President Raffaele Chiulli marked the United Nations (UN) International Youth Day by calling on the global sports community to continue to empower and engage the world’s 1.2 billion youth aged 15-24.
Non-state actors as game changers in sport diplomacy
Diplomacy is often limited to government action on foreign policy, while many non-state actors are actively involved. This is all the more true in sports diplomacy, an area where associations and NGOs play a major and recognised role.