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Government of Ukraine launches the process of handing over powers to the sports federations
14.08.2015 | 15:25
Information and Communication Department of the Secretariat of the CMU

Within the framework of decentralization and deregulation, the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine has launched an experiment by transferring more powers to the sport federations. The relevant agreements between the Ministry of Youth and Sports and four federations were inked on August 13. In the frames of the experiment, the federations will independently organize and hold sports competitions and training exercise, ensure participation of national teams in international competitions.

The experiment will take place through 1 September 2015 - 31 December 2016, with participation of the Basketball Federation, Ukrainian Weightlifting Federation, Ukrainian Athletic Federation, Ukrainian Diving Federation.

"The Ministry creates the conditions, while each particular federation should develop particular sports and bears responsibility for the number of medals, for the results in the international arena, for the training of athletes and for the popularizing of the particular sport in Ukraine," Ihor Zhdanov stressed.

On the outcomes of the experiment there will be prepared corresponding amendments to laws.


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