Study points to underfunding as a structural problem in sport in Portugal | Olympic Committee of Portugal
On Thursday morning, at the Centro Cultural de Belém, in Lisbon, a presentation of the study Priority and general areas for the sport sector in Portugal. An International Olympic Committee and Organized by the International Olympic Committee and Organized by the Olympic Committee is a problem facing one of the major financial sectors.
This work, carried out in partnership with Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC), was based on an analysis of the Portuguese sports landscape (also compared to the European reality) and the impact of covid-19 on the sector, defining challenges for the future and near. general for this area.
Cláudia Rocha, one of the pandemics, said that during the speech the authors of the study said that during the speech it affected sports organizations “and they are also linked to sport”, adding that the covid-19 “brought-19” only from “brought -19” are very present. no sector”.
When compared to the European sports scene, Portugal “has many aspects of the minority, from the regular practice of physical exercise, the level of success in high performance sport”. Moreover, in terms of regular sports practice, Portugal is among the countries with the lowest levels of activity in Europe, and, compared to elite sport, and despite being able to qualify several athletes for Olympic competitions, it has weaknesses that make it impossible to country of realizing its potential in winning medals.
Cláudia Rocha also underlined that, “despite the widespread knowledge of the importance of sport for society, sport still does not have the due prominence”. And among the problems chosen, the work highlights funding (public underfunding and innovation of support), the need for greater sports participation, the need for greater sports participation, social responsibility and a better strategic project.
Importance of investing more efficiently and transparently, as well as improving working conditions in the sports sector is, therefore, one of the key ideas of the work, which also defends a “greater and appreciation of teachers” of the specialization discipline of Physical Education .
In turn, Francisco Assis, president of the Economic and Social Council, said that Portugal “is one of the countries that practices less sport”, noting that this sector is “very important for the training of any human being” and also emphasizing that “a society that practices more sport is a healthier society”.
At the closing of the ceremony, José Manuel Constantino, from the Portuguese Olympic Committee, explained to the president that “the challenge is a challenge that arises in other social areas, adding that the capital is important for reinforcement by the State”, through “means and resources”.
Text edited by Nuno Sousa