— Published 20 January 2021

Global Sports Week dévoile son programme

  • Programme complet en pièce-jointe et sur ce lien
  • Des contenus digitaux exclusifs disponibles sur la plateforme Global Sports week du 1er au 5 février
  • 3 jours de livestream (2 au 4 février) depuis la Tour Eiffel incluant des liaisons en direct de Beijing, Tokyo, Dakar, Milan et Los Angeles
  • Des speakers de renoms mobilisés autour des plusieurs thématiques : Gerard Piqué, Tony Parker, Mark Tatum, Francesca Schiavone, Christophe Dubi, Andrew Parsons, Andrea Gaudenzi, Alessandro Benetton, Tony Estanguet, Kathy Carter, Janet Evans, Kilian Jornet, Mike Lu, Bebe Vio, Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux.
  • Pour la deuxième année consécutive, la Global Sports Week est placée sous le haut patronage de M. Emmanuel MACRON, Président de la République, ainsi que de l’UNESCO.

Demande d’accréditation média digitale : à compléter en ligne

LES SPEAKERS (au 19 janvier 2021)

Athlètes

Gerard Piqué (Spain) – FC Barcelona legend, FIFA World Cup champion, Founder of Kosmos (owner or the Davis Cup)

Kilian Jornet (Spain) – legendary mountain athlete, who holds the record (26 hours) for climbing Everest without oxygen

Bebe Vio (Spain) – Paralympic champion in Fencing and star of 2020’s Netflix hit Rising Phoenix

Francesca Schiavone (Italy) – Italy’s first Grand Slam singles champion, campaigner and entrepreneur, who has returned to coaching following a diagnosis of Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2018

Tony Parker (France) – former NBA all-star, MVP of the 2007 NBA Finals and leading athlete-entrepreneur

Abhinav Bindra (India) – India’s first (and only) individual Olympic Champion

Manasi Joshi (India) – Para-Badminton World Champion preparing for her sport’s debut on the Paralympic programme; inspirational champion who featured on the cover of TIME in 2020

Federica Brignone (Italy) – Olympic medallist and reigning World Cup champion skier

François Gabart (France) – Vendée Globe-winning skipper at the age of just 29, record-holder for the solo round-the-world

Sports leaders

Andrea Gaudenzi (Italy) – newly elected President of the ATP

Kathy Carter (USA) – Chief Revenue Officer of LA28

Janet Evans (USA) – four-time Olympic Champion in swimming and Chief Athlete Officer of LA28

Mark Tatum (USA) – NBA Deputy Commissioner and COO

Amadou Gallo Fall (Senegal) – President of the NBA’s new Basketball Africa League

Andrew Parsons (Brazil) – President of the International Paralympic Committee

Christophe Dubi (Switzerland) – Olympic Games Executive Director

Tony Estanguet (France) – three-time Olympic Champion in canoeing, President of the Paris 2024 Organising Committee

Seb Coe (UK) – IAAF President, former Chairman of the London 2012 Organising Committee who set 12 world records and won four Olympic medals during his athletics career

Patrick Mouratoglou (France) – renowned coach of Serena Williams, whom he has so far guided to 10 Grand Slam titles

Julie Uhrman (USA) – Founder and President of Angel City FC, Los Angeles’ A-list backed new NWSL franchise with a mission to revolutionise women’s sports

Dale Vince (UK) – Chairman of Forest Green Rovers FC, recognised by FIFA and the UN as ‘the world’s greenest football club’

Tony Liu (China) – Head of Legacy, Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games Organising Committee (BOCOG)

Ibrahima Wade (Senegal) – General Director of the Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2026, the first Olympic Games in Africa

Business leaders

Nicolas Hieronimus (France) – incoming CEO of the L’Oréal Group

Arthur Hoeld (Germany) – adidas Managing Director EMEA

Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux (France) – President of MEDEF, France’s leading business confederation, which represents 173,000 French firms

Alessandro Benetton (Italy) – Former Chairman of Benetton Group, husband of Olympic skiing legend Deborah Compagnoni, President of Cortina Foundation 2021

Entertainment leaders

Robert Xiao (China) – CEO of Chinese gaming giant Perfect World

Greg Nugent (UK) – Producer of Netflix hit Rising Phoenix, which tells the story of the Paralympic Games

Miki Nakamachi (Japan) – Karate champion and Japanese lifestyle influencer

Society leaders

Fiona Bull (Australia) – Head of the World Health Organisation’s Physical Activity Unit

Gabriela Ramos (Mexico) – UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Human and Social Sciences

Delphine O (France) – Ambassador and Secretary General of the Generation Equality

Lindita Xhaferi-Salihu – Sports for Climate Action Lead at UN Climate Change