GERTRUD PFISTER received the Inaugural European Women and Sports Award (EWS-Award) for research, leadership and exceptional achievements for women in sport.


Gigliola Gori, a leading sport historian in Italy and longtime member of ISHPES, as well as one of its current Vice-Presidents, has very generously donated a 1000 euro prize for the ISHPES Young Scholar Award. This award is intended to promote emerging scholarship among young scholars of sport history world wide through the organizational support of ISHPES and its members.

Congratulations to the three winners of the 2009 YOUNG SCHOLAR Award!