Conference examines leveraging legacies of Brazilian major sports events for school and youth sport

Policymakers and international academics will convene in São Paulo (Brazil) this week to determine how sports mega-events can improve physical education and youth sport in Brazil. Focusing on the upcoming Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, the conference will produce guidelines for the Brazilian Ministry of Sport, as they seek to ensure a fruitful legacy for both school and youth sport following the Games.

Conference examines leveraging legacies of Brazilian major sports events for school and youth sport

Policymakers and international academics will convene in São Paulo (Brazil) this week to determine how sports mega-events can improve physical education and youth sport in Brazil. Focusing on the upcoming Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, the conference will produce guidelines for the Brazilian Ministry of Sport, as they seek to ensure a fruitful legacy for both school and youth sport following the Games.