Delegates can now register online and receive a discounted delegate accreditation rate.
The 5-day long event saw leaders from the world of sports, sports industry and sports associations converge on the Black Sea resort city from all corners of the globe. With almost registered participants, the latest edition of the SportAccord Convention has broadened its scope to include in its participants from sports business and sports media.
One of these services is the SportAccord Academy.
Launched in Marchthe SportAccord Academy is aimed at providing sport-specific professional education to enthusiasts and professionals alike, around the world. Helmed by renowned sports academic, Dave Arthur, the course runs till the end of May after a series of interactive lectures and online sessions.
Malta was one of these countries who participated and 52 students are currently following this MOOC in Sport Management which is offered free.
Those still interested in joining can register here.
Many sport leaders came to the booth to ask questions about how the Academy could be of use to their organisation, amongst them was Gabriela Szabo, Minister for Youth and Sport for Rumania.
Gabriella Szabo won a Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal in the and Olympics in Athletics and showed a great interest in the Academy and its potential at the education of sport professionals in her country.
SportAccord President Marius Vizer fiercely criticised the International Olympic Committee for a lack of transparency on Monday during his opening speech, sending shock waves through the Olympic movement.
Vizer called for International Federations to be given a greater say in the future of the IOC and for a fairer distribution of money. The full interview can be followed here.SportAccord president Marius Vizer issued a point plan on Thursday that he hopes could be discussed in a potential meeting between SportAccord and the International Olympic Committee.
Envic Galea advisor for SportAccord Academy attends SportAccord Convention World Sport and Business Summit in Sochi Friday, May 1, , Sochi, Russia: With the promise of bringing the sports world closer, the edition of the SportAccord Convention World Sport and Business Summit opened in Sochi, Russia on Sunday 19th April.
A day after his blistering attack on Olympic leaders, Marius Vizer faced isolation and a growing backlash Tuesday as international sports bodies suspended or broke off ties with his umbrella.
The world judo chief urged Japan Monday to clean up its act after the sport was sullied in its birthplace by scandals including abusive coaching, misuse of funds and sexual harassment.
International Judo Federation (IJF) president Marius Vizer told a news conference in . However, the IOC’s new president, Thomas Bach, elected in , did not get along with the new president of SportAccord, Marius Vizer, the head of the judo IF, who was elected the same year as Bach.
Însoțit de Marius Vizer, președintele Rusiei, Vladimir Putin, a fost în tribunele arenei din Baku pentru meciul Rusia – Germania. ” La fiecare etapă a fost prezent președintele țării, nu mai vorbesc despre personalități de aici, care chiar dacă nu aveau sportivi în competiție, au venit să onoreze publicul.