FICTS President Prof. Ascani in Athens: “Sport for All without limit of age”

9 Jun 2017

FICTS – Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs in the within of the “Memorandum of Understanding” with UESPT – European Sport for All Federation, is a partner of the “World Senior Games 2017” (, multi-sport event (15 sport disciplines including tennis, golf, cycling, archery, swimming, etc.) for over 50 participants, scheduled in the municipalities of Vari-Voula- Vouliagmeni (Greece) from June 9th to 11th.

The FICTS President Prof. Franco Ascani, in capacity as President of UESpT as well as Member of IOC Commission for Culture and Olympic Heritage, will attend the International Congress “Sports, Health, Wellbeing: the Challenges and Perspectives” (divided into three sessions) with a report on topic “Promoting actions for developing sports for all programs”. The topics covered will be the integrity and fair play as key elements of the life of the athletes at all levels and the study of psycho-social factors that lead to deviations in the sports world, etc. Prof. Bill Baltzopoulos, Director of the Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences at John Moores University, Liverpool, Stephen Studd of the EOSE – European Observatoire of Sport And Employment will be the speakers in the congress.

The International Congress is organized by the UESPT – European Sport for All Federation and the City of Vari -Voula-Vouliagmeni under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sport, the Ministry of Tourism, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Greek National Tourism Organization and the Attic Region.

The event will end the “Three days of sport for all” is included in the “One week, All sports project (prepared by the UESpT Executive), which include the “Trofei di Milano 2017″, the Interscholastic Championships for motor activities And training sessions, organized by FICTS Italia asd, nique event for feedback and approval in the panorama of “Sport in the School” as well in “Sport for All” to which have been attended 45.000 students, has recorded the participation of 3 million three hundred thousand students from 1964 till today through an initiative totally devoid of any profit.

Prof. Ascani has convened the UESpT Board of Directors at the Hotel Divani Apollon on Saturday, June 10th. During the work, the UESpT 2018-2019 Program will be discussed and approved, covering a wide range of actions: strengthening recreational and wellness through free activities; The promotion of sporting values, the development of cultural activities and sports education programs for Federations affiliated with its stakeholders; The search for creative solutions in the communication of “Sport for all”, the strengthening of the dialogue with the European Commission and the establishment of a Observatory on sport-social policies, on culture through sport, on solidarity and on social inclusion As a point of reference for athletes, managers, journalists, volunteers, etc. The synergistic actions aimed at promoting the “Sport for All” and the values ​​of the sporting image provided by the “Memorandum of Understanding” with FICTS will be defined. All the information are available on