Growing Terrorism Challenge for Sports Events

  • 17 Mar 2016 14:48

The attacks in Paris in November 2015 that included an attempt to target the Stade de France highlights the increasing threat posed by Islamist-related terrorism against sports.


Attention is now focused upon the upcoming Euro 2016 Football Championships in France and the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Our briefing paper considers the evolving threat towards global sporting events and their attractiveness to terrorist groups. Click here to download your free copy

Fundamental issues for consideration include: 
  • Target hardening and heightening stadium security 
  • Displacement of the threat, making approach routes, nearby amenities and public transport hubs viable secondary targets.
  • Crowd management pre- and post-events, stadia access and egress, and management of people within the vicinity 
  • Corporate considerations when attending global sporting events
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