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Women basketball players seek to change the sporting landscape and pave the way for future female athletes

Friday 6 July 2018

This week in Brussels, the World Players and UNI Europa Sport, the World Players’ European Branch, held an important meeting to consolidate a European Basketball Alliance and to help break down the barriers that many female basketball players face. In the framework of the European Commission financed project “European Social Dialogue targeted initiative: strengthening social…

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Basketball players in Spain unite behind their union in bargaining dispute

Tuesday 13 February 2018

The players of the top Spanish basketball competition “Liga ACB” have announced their resolution to strike indefinitely from tomorrow, 14 February 2018. The players and their union, the “Asociacion de Baloncestistas Profesionales” (ABP), took this decision after the breakdown in negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement with league officials. Chief among the causes for…

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World Players Association launches Universal Declaration of Player Rights

Friday 15 December 2017

Today, the world’s leading player associations unveiled the Universal Declaration of Player Rights (the Declaration) to protect players from ongoing and systemic human rights violations in global sport. The Declaration, the first comprehensive articulation of athletes’ rights, sets a benchmark for international sporting organisations to meet their obligations to protect, respect and guarantee the fundamental…

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Bulgaria launches national campaign for the rights of children in sport

Tuesday 5 December 2017

Today, during the International Conference “Access to Sport: Sport – an Instrument for Social Inclusion”, the national campaign “The Rights of Children in Sport” was launched in partnership by Special Olympics Bulgaria, Bulgarian Tennis Federation, Bulgarian Union of Physical Education and Sport, ProSport Foundation, European Law Society and UNI Europa. This campaign was inspired by…

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