Welcome to European Elite Athletes Association

EU Athletes was set up in 2008 and is the leading European multi-sport federation of player associations (sports trade unions) with 35 members in 17 different European countries in a wide range of different sports.

More than 25,000 elite athletes are represented through the membership.

EU Athletes brings the member player associations together to share best practice, form collective policies on behalf of players, and develop and deliver education and training programmes.

EU Athletes is owned by its members.

Impact of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic on players and their associations

On 14th of October 2020, EU Athletes held an online exchange with the member player associations,...

EU Athletes supports Belarusian athletes and calls for the release of Yelena Leuchanka

EU Athletes shares serious concerns expressed by the international community regarding the...

Covid-19 impact on players and their player associations

Today EU Athletes publishes the results of its preliminary research on impact of Covid-19 on...