The grassroots sport sector: An Olympic Games “party killer” or voice of reason?

Rio_Olympic_Games_bid_win_Photo_Rachel_Payne

Comment by ISCA President Mogens Kirkeby: I sincerely hope the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will be a peaceful event, a great show and a good party for the participants, the Brazilians and the guests of the country. The Olympic Games is a big party – and an expensive party, of course. The […]

Innovation propels grassroots sport and physical activity sector forward

Karen Creavin_MOVE Congress

At the MOVE Congress 2015, which took place from 5-7 November, Copenhagen’s popular street sport facility, GAME, turned into arena for innovative practices that are driving the global grassroots sport movement forward. The event, organised by the International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA), is one of the few conferences in the world that focuses solely […]

Defying the “inferiority complex” in physical activity advocacy

Vicky Pryce_MOVE Congress 2015

The plenary session of the MOVE Congress 2015 on 6 November aimed to connect the data with the doers in physical activity promotion. In other words, grassroots stakeholders in physical activity are the mobilisers who can deliver compelling data to policy-makers, provide the solutions and ultimately make a difference. But often they are lacking the […]