A meeting took place between the National Platform for Fair Sports and the Badminton Federation of Ukraine

A meeting took place between the National Platform for Fair Sports and the Badminton Federation of Ukraine

The event participants agreed on future cooperation and joint information and educational events for the younger generation of badminton players

In March at the Olympic House there was a meeting members of the National Platform for Fair Sports with representatives of the Badminton Federation of Ukraine. The event was dedicated to the development of clean sports and combating corruption in sports competitions.

The key topics that were discussed by specialists from the Ministry of Youth Sports, the NOC of Ukraine and the Badminton Federation of Ukraine during the event were the risks and problems of manipulation in sports competitions at the national and international level, as well as the actions of the IOC and NOC of Ukraine to prevent them.

Photo: Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine

Federation employees also shared their experience in implementing the world’s best practices in ensuring the purity of sports, and representatives of the Fair Sports Platform spoke in detail about the activities of the platform and the existing mechanisms for reporting manipulation.

The event participants agreed on future cooperation and joint information and educational events for the younger generation of badminton players.

“I am grateful to the participants for the fruitful discussion and willingness to continue working together in this direction. Today, the National Platform consistently embodies the provisions of the Macaulin Convention against the manipulation of sports competitions, and such events are an excellent tool for turning ideas into real steps to cleanse Ukrainian sports and support sports ethics.”says the head of the department of international cooperation and European integration of the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the head of the “National Platform for the Virtue of Sports” Natalia Radchuk.

Photo: Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine

The interdepartmental working group “National Platform for Fair Sports” is a consultative and advisory body of the Ministry of Youth Sports consisting of representatives of the NOC of Ukraine, the National Police, NAPC, CRAIL, UAF and gambling operators.

Last year, FAVBET became a partner of the platform. The company provides support for platform events and also participates in the exchange of information about suspicious matches and results.

In 2023, with the assistance of FAVBET, a meeting of platform specialists with representatives of team sports federations was held, as well as the first joint event with the Ukrainian Hockey Federation. It was dedicated to the presentation of anti-corruption developments, as well as the approval of an action plan to promote the principles of fair sports in 2024.

FAVBET is one of the largest sponsors of national sports. The company is a partner of the Ukrainian Hockey Federation and the Ukrainian Basketball Federation, as well as a number of football clubs, sponsors talented athletes and supports the development of children’s sports through the Favbet Foundation.

Source: Sportarena

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