US News Coronavirus: Distraught, the CNOSF and 95 sports federations denounce stigmatization in the face of the crisis

13:20  27 october  2020
13:20  27 october  2020 Source:   20minutes.fr

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The CNOSF and 95 sports federations signed an open letter to Emmanuel Macron

Illustration © Shutterstock / SIPA Illustration OMNISPORTS - The CNOSF and 95 sports federations signed an open letter to Emmanuel Macron

Undermined by the coronavirus health crisis, French sport is angry with Emmanuel Macron , to whom the CNOSF and 95 federations have sent an open letter. The signatories deplore, among other things, being left behind and denounce "a stigma that is as violent as it is unfounded".

In this letter, the signatories say they are "distraught to note that the federated sport sector, , with its unique social and economic model, bearer of values ​​essential to the republican social fabric, clearly does not count in the priorities of action of our country in times of crisis ”.

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SOS: Sport in distress!

On behalf of the French Sports Movement, 95 sports federations send an open letter to the President of the Republic, @EmmanuelMacron : https://t.co/wDFz4VDY3U . pic.twitter.com/L12Y5wDJ7V

- France Olympique (@FranceOlympique) October 26, 2020

“For several months, we have been doing everything possible to adapt to the vagaries and to the multiple divergent and sometimes contradictory applications of health doctrine on field. […] Despite these efforts, our scheduled or rescheduled competitions and events are canceled, often at the last minute and due to excessive and unjustified application of health measures by local authorities, "they denounce.

A quarter of fewer memberships

"We are already deploring more than a quarter of fewer memberships, to the point that many clubs are now wondering if they will be able to make it through the year because more than 80% of between them, only led by volunteers, pillars of amateur sport, are still today excluded from the aid mechanisms provided for in the support plan piloted by the Ministry of the Economy ”, continue the signatories.

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"You will therefore understand our incomprehension of being subjected to a stigma that is as violent as it is unfounded, because it is not supported by objective elements. How can we understand and explain why other activities are still permitted, including in the areas most affected by the epidemic, but not the practice of sport in areas that are more preserved? "

" We do not want to disappear before Covid-19 "

The CNOSF and the signatory federations denounce" the failure to take into account the specificities of [their] sector by an appropriate support system ". “From a budgetary standpoint, we deplore that the few euros promised here are taken back to us there, in unworthy and humiliating sleight of hand. "

" We must therefore live with [the virus] as long as it has not been defeated but we do not want to disappear before it ", conclude the signatories, recalling France's hosting of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024 Emmanuel Macron will convene a Defense Council on Tuesday before his Prime Minister Jean Castex receives at the end of the day "the political forces" then the social partners in Matignon, suggesting a hardening of measures to fight against Covid.

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