|22 April 2010|
The official website of the Association of European Team Sports (ETS), of which FIBA Europe is a founding member, has gone live at www.europeanteamsports.com.
The main objectives of ETS are to represent and promote the interests of European team sports and to discuss questions concerning team sport in Europe.
ETS is working toward a proper recognition in Europe, and in particular at EU level, of the European Sports Model, based amongst other things on the autonomy of sport, the central role and autonomy of sports federations, and the specificity of sport.
ETS also aims to maintain friendly relations and to foster cooperation, exchange of experiences and information between its members.
Note to editors: ETS was founded on 8th December 2009, in Nyon, Switzerland.The members of ETS are FIBA Europe (basketball), UEFA (football), EHF (handball), IIHF (ice hockey), FIRA-AER (rugby) and CEV (volleyball).