Sports Campaign

16 May 2016 09:51

Head of Winter Olympics in South Korea resigns from his post after workers’ rights violations

On Tuesday the head of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games in South Korea, Cho Yang-ho, announced that he will step down from his post. Read more...


16 May 2016 09:47

On 19-20 April 2016, a national conference on the 2018 World Cup Decent Work Campaign took place in St-Petersburg, Russia.Read more...


16 May 2016 09:22

A total of 11 workers have died in the construction for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro over a period of three years, according to information gathered by members of the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) and state labour inspectors.
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25 April 2016 13:04

Today FIFA’s President Gianni Infantino announced that it would, “create an oversight body with independent members to ensure decent working conditions at FIFA World Cup stadiums.”Read more...


21 April 2016 13:26

A new report points out an agenda for FIFA how to respect human and labour rights across its global operations.
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19 April 2016 09:38

Migrant construction workers building the Khalifa International Stadium for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar have been subjected to a range of exploitative practices including forced labour according to a report from Amnesty International. Read more...


11 April 2016 15:25

Earlier this month, leaders of BWI affiliates in Sweden was awarded for their hard-work on ensuring better working and living conditions for workers in the construction sector in relation to international mega-sports events.Read more...


11 April 2016 15:10

An article published by the British newspaper The Guardian, on March 2nd , 2016, shows concern about the possible increase in the number of cases of slavery-like working conditions in Brazil due to not only the suspension of the Dirty List, instrument that implement business restriction to companies benefited directly or indirectly from slavery-like working conditions; but also the proximity to the Olympic games.Read more...


11 April 2016 15:09

At least two workers have lost their lives due to the inhuman work pressure at construction sites for the Winter Olympic Games 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea.Read more...