The biggest active street party in Denmark

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Silkeborg, a city in the heart of Jutland and this weekend it will host one of the biggest active street parties in Denmark. If you’re thinking of a Distortion-style party spilling into the streets, think again. In fact, think active: thousands of runners, cyclists, rollerbladers let loose on a new highway before it opens to […]

#DanceLikeNoOneIsWatchingYou

The #FlashMOVE is just around the corner and Europe is not just waiting for the clock to signal the starting time: 11am CET. Many of our MOVE Agents have taken the time to practice their moves and share with us and their communities their FlashMOVE preparations. Those who have taken up the #FlashMOVE dance-off challenge […]

Students from 6 continents on a mission to move people

Next week will be a big week for 40 international students from Denmark’s Ollerup Academy of Physical Education as they embark on four days of moving people in Copenhagen. On Monday evening they will join the running NGO Right to Movement for some activities and from Tuesday to Thursday they plan to go “wherever the […]

Guess who’s riding the fifth-longest distance during the Journey of Hope?

Clue: She’s Slovenian and you may know her well. The International Sport and Culture Association’s Head of Projects, Saska Benedicic Tomat, has been having an active month. And that suits her perfectly. But this one has been an even bigger adventure, as she is the person who will ride the fifth-longest distance in the Journey […]

How to Get Fit in 5 Easy Ways

By Debbie Rodrigues (Debbie in Shape) Are you new to fitness? Or are you looking for a new activity? You don’t need much to be in shape. You don’t have to work out for countless hours per day to get fit. To give you some inspiration, I have chosen 5 easy ways to get and stay […]

“We will bring the world to Copenhagen for the European Week of Sport”

Students from the Ollerup Academy of Physical Education on the Danish island of Funen love moving people. The international school has been an active supporter of the NowWeMOVE campaign since it started in 2012 and a new group of MOVE Agents are getting ready to create a “wave” of activity in their community and Copenhagen […]

Slovenia won’t miss the chance to dance

On 10 September at 11am CET, the #BeActive FlashMOVE will be performed at the official opening of the European Week of Sport in Slovakia and simultaneously in at least 18 more European countries – including Slovenia. The 2016 FlashMOVE will be particularly a meaningful occasion for Slovenia, as the choreography was created by its national […]

My 1000km, 5-day adventure to be part of the Journey of Hope

By Mihai Androhovici, Romanian Federation Sport for All I am the Vice President of the Romanian Federation Sport for All, and next week I will drive to Krakow, Poland, with three of the organisers of Skirts on Bicycles in Suceava city to bike with the Journey of Hope team and join in the side events on […]

Why fitness is mandatory for a healthy lifestyle

By Debbie Rodrigues (Debbie in Shape) You surely have already heard a lot about fitness. But have you ever taken the time to understand why you need fitness in your life today? I wouldn’t be surprised if your answer is no. It happens to most people. But I’m here to share with you 3 reasons why […]

As the world’s spotlight turns to the Rio Olympics, don’t underestimate grassroots sport’s diplomatic power

For ISCA President Mogens Kirkeby, the release of Sport and Citizenship’s journal on Sport and Diplomacy comes at a timely moment in sport, when the world’s focus will turn to its biggest elite sport spectacle, the Olympic Games, this Friday. “We are heading towards the biggest (and most expensive) celebration of elite sport – the summer Olympics […]