News articles

  • 16.11.2018 /
    Play the Game’s launch event of two reports mapping governance in national and international sport showed broad consensus that many of sport’s governance reforms so far have not been substantial enough to have real effect.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    12.11.2018 /
    New research shows that main international sports federations still lag within essential governance areas and indicates that public pressure and independent monitoring are essential for improving sports governance.
  • Photo: Colourbox
    12.11.2018 /
    A new and groundbreaking study maps governance standards in national sports federations across Europe. The report reveals significant shortcomings in many sports based on a new measuring tool, ‘The National Sports Governance Observer’.
  • Photo: Colourbox
    06.11.2018 /
    Following revelations of sexual abuse scandals in US Gymnastics, the US Olympic committee has now taken the first steps towards revoking the federation.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    02.11.2018 /
    Athletes and leaders of national anti-doping agencies worldwide join in demand for WADA reform and an independent investigation into the culture of the agency following bullying claims.
  • Photo: Visit Flanders/Flickr
    25.10.2018 /
    The Head of the Athletics Integrity Unit, Brett Clothier, and ARD journalist Hajo Seppelt are among the international speakers when Play the Game reveals new data on sports governance in Europe and beyond on 13 November in Leuven, Belgium. New details on the programme are now released.
  • Photo: Pixabay
    22.10.2018 /
    For the establishment in the financial sector, cryptocurrencies and the ‘Blockchain’ are new innovations not to be trusted, but some of Europe’s biggest football clubs are starting to get involved. Is it hype or the future?
  • Photo: UCCS
    12.10.2018 /
    The capital of US sport will host the 11th edition of the international Play the Game conference, thanks to the engagement shown by the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS). It is the first Play the Game conference outside Europe.

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