Council of Europe Adopts New Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions

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Saturday, November 1, 2014
Author: 
Michael Plachta
Volume: 
30
Issue: 
11
Abstract: 
At its1205th meeting on July 9, 2014, the Council of Europe’s (CoE) Committee of Ministers has adopted an international convention aimed at facilitating national coordination and international cooperation towards the protection of the integrity of sport, namely the Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions. The Convention has been prepared by an intergovernmental Drafting Group set up by the Governing Board of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS).