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Federal Councilor Viola Amherd presents a package of measures

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Protection against violence in sport

Federal Councilor Viola Amherd presents a package of measures

Sports Minister Viola Amherd wants to give the Swiss sports associations new ethical guidelines. She will inform the media about this at 3.45 p.m. today. Follow the media conference in the live stream.

Published: 11 minutes ago


Updated: 10 minutes ago


The Magglingen protocols have triggered a scandal in Swiss top-class sport. Former top athletes reported intimidation and humiliation.

It was a record of horror: in the Magglingen reports, former top gymnasts described how they were humiliated and intimidated in the performance center of the Swiss Gymnastics Association in Magglingen.

Now the Federal Council wants to react. Sports Minister Viola Amherd (60) presented the following measures to the media this afternoon: Athletes should be better protected against physical and psychological violence. And: Sports organizations now only receive money from the federal government if they are committed to safe and fair sports.

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