Being physically active is good for people’s mental and physical health and social contacts. But too few people in the Netherlands get enough exercise. The government encourages everyone to take up sport and lead more active lives.
- Sport and physical activity close to home
- Physical activity and health
- Disability sport
- Safety in sport
- Fair, clean competitive sport
Cabinet approves bill on implementing anti-doping policy
Following a proposal by Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport Edith Schippers, the cabinet has decided to approve the bill on...
Statement Minister Schippers EU council Ministers of Sport
Sport is great fun, but only if the game is played fairly: on the field and in the boardroom of sports organisations and of...
National Prevention Programme to kick off in February 2014
'Health matters'. That’s the title of a new National Prevention Programme proposed by Health Minister Edith Schippers and State...
Tough approach to hooligans, more room for supporters
In the coming years, football hooligans will be dealt with severely in order to prevent them from disturbing the peace at or in...
Dutch gaming policy will be modernised
The legal offer of games of chance will be expanded. State Secretary Teeven intends for Dutch gaming policy to move with the...