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8/5/2019

CSI team member Dr Lazuras presented project CSI to the students and academic staff and the Self-affirmation Research Group of the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex, on May 8th 2019. The project was discussed in the context of using behavioural science interventions to prevent the use of doping substances in elite and in amateur sport. A student-athlete from the audience commented Dr Lazuras for the relevance and importance of his research and said that such projects are really needed to safeguard athletes from doping and related threats to sport integrity.

14/4/2019

The CSI team promoted integrity in sports to the participants of the 14th International Marathon ‘Alexander the Great’, held in Thessaloniki, Greece. This is the biggest running event in Northern Greece, attracting more than 20.000 participants every year (marathon run, 1000m, 5.000m and 10.000m runs). The CSI team distributed leaflets to adult and minor participants, their escorts, as well as to spectators of the event, increasing their awareness about the hazards of corruption in competitive and recreational sport.

 

 

12-14/4/2019

CSI project team member Dr Daroglou presented the CSI modules at the 22nd International Congress of Physical Education and Sport Science in Thessaloniki, Creece.

10-13/4/2019

CSI project participated in the 4rth International Exhibition of Sports (SPORTEXPO) held in Thessaloniki, Greece. The CSI team distributed leaflets at the exhibition, and approached exercisers to inform them about sports integrity and increase their awareness about the hazards of corruption in competitive and recreational sport.

12th - 14th of December

CSI team member Dr Barkoukis presented the CSI project, the educational approach used in the project and presented the educational material of the project.

CSI August 2018  Newsletter

CSI August 2018 newsletter is already online.

https://mailchi.mp/7d5727c1e461/csi-newsletter-august-2018 

CSI at the PINFO Antidoping seminar in Sofia

    On 24 and 25 of January 2018, Dr Barkoukis, a CSI team member participated in the “Preventing Doping in Professional and in Grassroots Sport through Education and Investigation” in Sofia, Bulgaria. Current developments on anti-doping education, was presented by Dr Barkoukis and he introduced the basic concepts of CSI project to European NADO’s and Ministries’ representatives.

    On this high-level 2-day event, representatives from the European Commission and the European Parliament, the member states, the Olympic movement, the civil society organisations and further stakeholders came together. This event was opened by Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport.

    The first panel dealt with the investigation and data protection by presenting the Study on data protection and anti-doping which represents one of the many consequences of the new GDPR. Moreover, it has been showed the state of play of the fight against doping by the Interpol and WADA representatives and how the cooperation between law enforcement and anti-doping authorities should increase.

    The second day focused on prevention through education.

Kick-off meeting of the CSI
    The kick-off partner meeting of CSI project was held in Athens, Greece. The Greek partner presented the management and project monitoring procedures. Project’s partners discussed the content of the educating material and the layout of the training course, and set the milestones for the upcoming activities.