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26.04.2018
We inform you that we are looking for 4 motivated EVS volunteers for Bulgarian sports development association, Sofia, Bulgaria. BASIC INFO Venue: Sofia, Bulgaria; Start: 11 of August 2018; End: 08 of October 2018; Duration: 59 days (2 months); Number of Vacancies: 4; Deadline to apply: 20th of June 2018; EVS Accreditation number: 2016-1-BG01-KA110-024094; This call is open to participants from: Bosnia and Herzegovina (2 participants), Portugal and Slovakia 1 participant per country.
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24.04.2018
Validation of the European values through sport and combating doping in sport are among the main priorities of the Ministry of Youth and Sports during the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU. This was announced by the Minister of Youth and Sport - Krasen Kralev, who opened the first meeting of the European Commission's Expert Group "Integrity" (XG INT), held in Varna (23-24 April 2018). The expert group includes representatives of the governments of all member states, as well as representatives of international institutions working in the field of integrity in sport - Interpol, Europol, UN, Sporttardar. According to Krasen Kralev, sport allows the imposition of values for the integration of communities to prevent violence and aggression among adolescents. That is why it is important to ensure fair competition on equal terms in all sports. The minister also said that the use of doping is no less manipulative than the previously agreed outcome for betting profit, because it violates the equality of rivals.
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24.04.2018
On 25.04.2018 in Sofia was held a sports promotional event under the project Young Ambassadors of Sport Volunteer (YASV) at 109 Hristo Smirnenski School, which was held jointly with the Ahil Sports Club. The small participants got acquainted with interesting topics related to the prevention of school hooliganism. Young Ambassadors of Sport Volunteering project is a joint partnership between four countries and aims to promote volunteering in sport, equal opportunities and awareness of the importance of a healthy lifestyle by increasing participation in sport for all. The project provides 3 transnational meetings to present the results achieved at each stage and to provide a quality monitoring process. During international training, a team of qualified trainers will help prepare ambassadors for the organization and promotion of sporting events, motivation for sport and volunteer activities of their peers, and will structure the preparation of events to be held during the European Week of sport - September 2017.
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23.04.2018
Kubrat Pulev met the girls from the Bulgarian team on integrated football. Our best professional boxer visited the team during a tournament at the Olympic Park in Berlin.
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15.04.2018
The third international meeting on the Just Sport project was held from 12 to 15 April 2018 in Umeå, Sweden, and gathered the project partners who, within two working days, discussed the activities, activities and initiatives to be undertaken and the preparation at the upcoming international conference which is going to be held in June in Rijeka, Croatia. Ivailo Zdravkov member of the Managing Board of the Bulgarian sports development association, which is a partner of the project from Bulgaria, took part in the meeting.
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05.04.2018
On 05/04/2018, Bulgarian sports development association organized sports activities for residents in the House for adults with mental disabilities in the town of Banya, Karlovo. The sports session that took place in the home is a final workout for the participation of representatives of the institution in an international sports event, which is going to be held in Berlin, Germany, between 19-22 April 2018. The sports activities were held jointly with the students of the specialty "Adapted Physical Activity and Sports" at the National Sports Academy "Vasil Levski" and the Confederation "Health Protection". Local community members also took part in.
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05.04.2018
The #GoodGovernanceSport project aims to find a way to analyze, collect and disseminate good practices for visibility of decisions made in sports organizations, information on governing bodies and the transparency of public funding.
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30.03.2018
In the period 27 - 30 March, 2018 in Sofia was held the first international meeting on the project "Good Governance in Sport", which is going to be coordinated by the Bulgarian Sports Development Association in a period of 36 months and which aims to provide analyzes and specific tools to improve management processes in the area of sport. The meeting was attended by representatives of the partner organizations of the project from Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, which during the meeting, have examined the goals that the project will achieve and the steps for the implementation of the activities which are going to ensure greater transparency of the public face of sports organizations through a methodology for analyzing their websites, training and certification activities, including an online training module, activities to promote values and good governance principles as well as specific instruments for achieving sustainable and transparent governance in the sector.
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20.03.2018
On the 12th of March 2018, an anti-doping seminar JUST SPORT was launched, which aimed to train and inform fitness instructors and fitness center owners within 5 days about the negative consequences that the uncontrolled use of nutritional supplements in the field of grassroots sports (mostly in fitness centers) could lead to.
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17.03.2018
In the period 09.03.-16.03.2018 in Gulcholazi, Poland, a training course under the project "Start Now! - Strategic partnership for health promotion among youth under the Erasmus + program Key Activity 2: Strategic Partnerships. Representatives from different youth organizations from three countries - Bulgaria, Cyprus and Poland - took part. During the training course, various non-formal education methods were discussed to promote a healthy lifestyle. An online platform was presented, where all the training modules developed at the project will be available: www.startnow-learning.eu. The training was organized by the HOPP Organization from Opole, Poland. A total of 7 representatives of youth organizations from Bulgaria took part in the training course, including Kalinka Gudarovska, a member of the Management Board of the Bulgarian sports development association.
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31.01.2018
The European Commission and the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) organized an Information Day on the 30th of January 2018 in Brussels to inform potential candidates about the possibilities of Erasmus + Sport, EU funding mechanisms and EU sports policy.
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25.01.2018
The International Seminar "Preventing the Use of Doping in Professional and Sport for All through Training and Investigation" took place on 24 and 25 January in Sofia and gathered 80 foreign and 40 local experts in the field of sport. More than 120 representatives of international anti-doping organizations, representatives of EU member states and anti-doping organizations from Europe, as well as representatives of sports federations in Bulgaria attended the first day of the seminar.
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22.01.2018
Joanna Dochevska, Chairwoman of the Bulgarian sports development association, In Development, 22.01.2018.
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13.01.2018
Target group: fitness instructors and fitness center owners Training period: 12-16 March 2018, 10:00 - 12:00 Location: Vitosha Park Hotel, 1 Rosario Str., Studentski Grad
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12.01.2018
On January 12, 2018, the first local event on YSDA project was organized by Nikola Zdravkov, one of the ambassadors of sports development in Bulgaria. Nicola is 16 years old, from Sofia, and organizes for her friends a basketball game where 20 youngsters were sporting and having fun. This is the first of ten consecutive events that each of the four ambassadors in Bulgaria will realize by April 2018. The events in Plovdiv will be organized by Galin Genov and Alexander Iliev, and in Yakorouda by Musalina Dzhaliland youngsters up to 24 years of age from these cities can install the official mobile application of the project and participate in the events.
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10.01.2018
The main objective of the PASSPORT (Project for Academy Sport SupPORT) project is to promote and support good governance in sport and dual careers of athletes. It addresses the aforementioned objectives by raising the awareness of dual carrier for athletes. Athletes often face challenges to combine their sporting career with education. According to international research, one-third of all participants from sports each year as they consider that sport takes up too much of their time. PASSPORT promote and support dual careers for athletes by setting up a transnational network of partners that will develop a platform for the training of athletes in the sport management, hence contributing to their employability.
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08.01.2018
In the last years, European and international organizations have been deeply worked to describe the capabilities of sport as a tool to promote social changes and to encourage its use to achieve social developments. Yet, many improvements still need to be done. The main objective of the project Platform for Inclusion, Culture and Sport /PICS/ consists in promoting voluntary activities in sport, together with social inclusion, equal opportunities and awareness of the importance of health-enhancing physical activity through increased participation in, and equal access to, sport for all.
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30.12.2017
Project title: Upload Sport & Mediterranean Diet and Upload sedentary life and fast food /START/. The project intends to highlight the benefits of physical activity, including sports and regular exercise, over a lifetime are huge and include a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and some types of cancer and diabetes, improving musculoskeletal health and weight control, as well as positive effects on the development of mental health and cognitive processes. The project, therefore, wishes to affirm in an incisive way, this concept: "Sport is a human activity resting on fundamental social, educational and cultural values. It 'a factor making for integration, involvement in social life, tolerance, acceptance of differences and playing by the rules." Declaration of the European Council in Nice, in December 2000.
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30.12.2017
Equity through sport for youth development / ETSYD is a project that aims to improve social inclusion, equality, tolerance, fair-play, the reduction of educational difficulties and the lifestyles related to health thorough promoting and enhancing voluntary activities in sport for the young people aging 7-19 years old from 6 the most underprivileged schools from Bucharest, sector 3, Romania, for 18 months. According to the Bucharest municipality Sector 3, in 2011, the most underprivileged schools and high schools from sector 3 were: the Mexic Secondary School (286 pupils), the Secondary School No. 95 (568 pupils), the Decebal Theoretical High school (1240 pupils), the Special Secondary School No. 5 (209 elevi), the Voievod Neagoe Basarab Secondary School (319 pupils), the Secondary School No. 86 (760 pupils). The target group (the direct beneficiaries) represents the children and the teachers from these schools while the indirect beneficiaries of the results of the project will be the sport teachers, the parents, the friends of the youngsters involved directly in the projects activities as well as other education facilities informed through dissemination activities.
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30.12.2017
Protection of integrity of young sports people, young athletes involved in elite sports may put at risk their health because of increasing pressure to achieve results even at the lowest levels of competitions. Increased requirements of the training process in order to achieve better results carry a risk of disorders of vital functions in the body. Ignorance of the basic principles of the training process - the frequency, intensity and duration, combined with inadequate preparedness of athletes and their objective possibilities cause greater number of pathophysiological changes in the body.
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29.12.2017
Our country will also host the event, which is the most important for the development of the sector - the Sports Forum, said in the morning TV block Joanna Dochevska, chairwoman of the Bulgarian sports development association.
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19.12.2017
Between 17 and 19 December 2017, an interim meeting took place in Bergamo, Italy under The Youth Sport Development Ambassadors project, which will be implemented within 2 years, will focus on volunteering in the sphere of sport that promotes the social inclusion of young people between 16 and 24 years of age. The projects will be implemented by 4 young people in each country who will be young sports development ambassadors and will implement activities aimed at young people of their age who will acquire a higher degree of socialization in our society. Bulgarian sports development association" is the project partner responsible for the activities in Bulgaria, and the meeting was presented by Joanna Dochevska - Chairwoman of the Management Board. All the details of the project were discussed during the meeting, the timing of the project activities and the progress report on the work activities, the communication and the logistics details were synchronized.
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18.12.2017
Building healthy Communities, changing opportunities Small Collaborative partnership Project Num: 590548-EPP-1-2017-1-BG-SPO-SSCP Co-funded by: Erasmus+ Sport Programme of the European Commission
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17.12.2017
Today, December 17, 2017 at the National Sports Academy "Vasil Levski" - indoor athletics hall took place a Christmas tournament for children in track and field athletics. The celebration was organized to mark the International Volunteer Day with volunteering. The event involved more than 60 children and was conducted with over 20 volunteers. The event is organized by the Department of Athletics of the National Sports Academy "Vasil Levski", Sports Club "CLASs" and Bulgarian sports development association. The participants received awards from the sponsors of the event - Powers Marks. Each child also received a certificate for participation from the Bulgarian sports development association and the organizers hope this initiative, which is held for the third consecutive year, to raise the interest of the adolescents towards sport and physical activity and to motivate them to be active in your everyday life. The young athletes were awarded by Prof. Stefan Stoykov, Head of Athletics Department, Teresa Marinova, Olympic champion and teacher at NSA "Vasil Levski" and Ivaylo Lazarov - main organizer of the competition and lecturer at the Academy. In order to be involved in the physical activity of the children, a lottery was realized among the parents, the prize from the lottery was won by Velichka Georgieva.
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13.12.2017
The aim of project MOST Mobility of staff is to encourage the cooperation between the administrative sports bodies at the national and local levels. Additionally educate staffs who perform duties of administrational representatives of sports clubs and associations. Fight for the jobs on a training position administrator in sports that belong to competent people with the experience in the sport.
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13.12.2017
Good governance in sport sector has been a topic that is becoming more and more needed in the field, as we are seeing the endless problems, starting with:
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09.12.2017
On 9th of December 2017 in Sofia, Bulgaria,second dissemination sport event was held to promote the informal learning methods acquired during the Play Forward project, sport and physical activity was used as tools for improving and guaranteeing human rights among young people.
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