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Sport

Education, training, youth, sport

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.

See also

  • The Directorate-General for Education and Culture website devoted to Sport
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