The Lega Pallavolo Serie A is the association of the top flight teams in men’s volleyball. The Volleyball League, in collaboration with the Volleyball Federation, organizes the Superlega, the top division of the Italian men’s volleyball championship. Whoever wins the Super League boasts the title of Campione d’Italia. President of the Volleyball League which is based in Bologna is Massimo Righi.
Finnish Coaches Association is a non-profit organisation for coaches from different sports in all levels. Both voluntary and professional coaches are welcome to join coaches own association. Association’s mission is to play key role in ‘coaches’ team of Finland’, to promote success and well-being of coaches. Majority of 4000 members are individual coaches, but membership is also available for sports organizations, who want to take care of their coaches. Association’s main tasks can be summarize through five themes: appreciation, know-how, sense of community, to be a coach and co-operation. These five themes in focus organization is working for the benefit of all coaches in Finland.
Assist is a non-profit Volunteers Association founded in 1999 to promote and defend the rights and the image of WOMEN ATHLETES and women sport workers, to foster equality and respect in sport, contrast gender stereotypes and discriminations in sport, as well as promote a positive sports culture.
Assist aims at protecting and representing the rights of female athletes of all sport disciplines at professional level, as well as of all the staff employed in the field of sport (trainers, sport managers, professional experts on sport communication). Assist also aims at raising awareness about all topics concerning Equal rights in sport, Equal access to sports practice and sports culture in general.
In order to reach these objectives, Assist organizes national events, campaigns and conferences and produces Promotional materials and media campaigns.
The Alice Milliat Foundation is the first european Foundation dedicated to women’s sports. It was officially born on March 29, 2016 at INSEP during the launch of 11 Tricolore, la France au rendez-vous, in the presence of the French President François Hollande. The Foundation is supported by the French Sport Foundation Henri Sérandour and is recognized as a public utility.
The Foundation was created in response to the inequalities between women and men in the world of sport. It was born from the desire to improve the media coverage of women’s sport in France and Europe, whether amateur or professional. While media coverage is progressing, thanks to the creation of specialized media, there is still a long way to go to achieve a fairer place for women in sport and to set up role models for millions of young girls.
The Fare Network is an umbrella organization that brings together individuals, informal groups and organisations driven to combat inequality in football and use the sport as a means for social change.
Fare’s commitment to tackle discrimination through football’s inclusive power is based on the principle that the game, as the most popular sport in the world, belongs to us all and can propel social cohesion.
Fare combats all forms of discrimination, including racism, far-right nationalism, sexism, trans- and homophobia and discrimination against disabled people.
The Serbian Rugby League Federation was founded in 2001 and became Full Members of the European Rugby League Federation, which they achieved in August 2011. It led the second incarnation of a code which was played liberally in the 1950s and 1960s before abandonment by the old Yugoslavian sports authorities.
The Serbian Rugby League Federation was one of the founders of the European Rugby League Federation and one of the five original Affiliate Members. After federal government recognition in 2005 the Serbian Rugby League Federation eventually completed its official status following inclusion into the Serbian Sports Association in 2009.
The seat of the Federation is in Belgrade, Serbia’s historic capital city. The Serbian Rugby League Federation is managed by the five-member Board, which is chosen by members of the general assembly quadrennially. The general assembly consists of all Serbian clubs, departments and regional federations and holds its Annual General Meetings at the end of every year.
The main Serbian Rugby League Federation competition is the Serbian Rugby League Championship, followed by Serbian Cup. Both are played from March-October. The “University League“ or student competition is staged during the winter off-season. Serbia deploys national teams at senior (the Eagles) and junior levels (U18 and U16 ). The representative season also comprises the Serbian Origin Cup.
Regional federations (Belgrade, Vojvodina and South) administer youth development and organize U16 and lower age grade competitions. Coaching and Match Official Departments provide education in each sector.
They became International Rugby League full members in May 2012.
KEA FAIR PLAY CODE HELLAS was founded in 2014 according to the Hellenic association law as a non-profit association and uses the brand name “KEA ” acronym in its daily tasks.
The aim of the KEA is to act as an independent greek sport integrity and transparency platform and to achieve and guarantee clean transparent and integrity sport events and competitions together with its sport stakeholders, member network, the athletes, trainers and the club and association managers in Greece.
The KEA platform covers three pillars that are essential for the fight against corruption namely:
- Prevention (training, education and awareness-raising)
In this area, individually designed training programs for athletes, referees, club and association officials and young athletes are used. The main aim of the training is to raise awareness of the issues of sport irregularities corruption doping sexual harassment bulling match manipulation and betting fraud in personal face to face awareness raising conversations with the athletes and to show possible and correct behaviors in such situations. Videos, case studies and the clear demonstration of the consequences of “sport corruption” accompany these training courses. In addition, work is being carried out on a general awareness of the problem of sport corruption, so that not only those directly addressed players in sport, but also other groups of people with an affinity for sports and the general public are aware of the problem.
- Monitoring (observation and analysis)
This means the observation and analysis of sport events, games and game results. Monitoring, when combined with investigative work under the national anti doping agency police and association law, is a very efficient protection for athletes with the declared aim of keeping the sport clean and free of doping irregularities manipulation where necessary by means of intervention or sanctions.
- Sport whistleblowing platform
At the national level, KEA set up and established first a safe and secure whistleblowing platform and an ombudsman service as a point of contact for athletes, coaches, supervisors and other affected parties.