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Whether practised at professional or amateur level, on a regular or occasional basis, sport has become one of the most widespread human activities. Beyond the pure health aspects, sport contributes to social integration, is part of the non-formal education process, encourages intercultural exchanges and creates employment within the European Union (EU). Sports policy remains essentially an intergovernmental matter. Nevertheless, European institutions have an important role to play in terms of consultation and promotion, be it in relation to sport in general, the role of sport in terms of the economy and society, or its part in combating racism, violence and the use of drugs.
- Work Plan for Sport 2011-2014
- European dimension in sport
- White Paper on sport
- Building on the achievements of the European Year of Education through Sport 2004
- European Year of Education through Sport 2004Archives
- Incorporating the specific characteristics of sport and its social functions into the implementation of common policies
- INTERNAL MARKET FOR SPORT
- FIGHT AGAINST DRUG USE
- FIGHT AGAINST HOOLIGANISM
- The Directorate-General for Education and Culture website devoted to Sport