News articles

  • 21.11.2017 /
    Amidst all the talk about reform and structural changes in sport, are policy makers paying enough attention to rights of the athletes without whom there would be no sport?
  • 21.11.2017 /
    Sexual violence against children and young athletes in sport is a problem that has only in recent years started to be published broadly. Yet, a number of brave victims have now started to stand up to tell their stories publicly, and it is obvious that the problem has existed for way too long.
  • 20.11.2017 /
    Recently re-elected Hassan Moustafa is poised to continue his enlargement of the International Handball Federation (IHF) following vote to extend his 17-year tenure as President of the world’s handball body.
  • Photo:Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    17.11.2017 /
    “Change or be changed” was the warning the IOC President sent to the sports world when the ‘Agenda 2020’ reform package was adopted. Three years later it is time to ask: Did change actually happen?
  • 17.11.2017 /
    The international anti-doping crisis, the widespread sports corruption, the increasing number of revelations of sexual abuse cases and other controversial issues will be debated by almost 200 leading experts and sports leaders when the 10th edition of the Play the Game conference comes to the Netherlands.
  • 17.11.2017 /
    The daily sports practice, the local clubs and teams, the facilities, the events, the leagues and tournaments, the peak performance: The digital and technological revolution is changing all aspects of sport and physical activity as you read these lines.
  • Photo: Joe Flintham/Flickr
    16.11.2017 /
    A WADA board today voted Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA non-compliant with the WADA Code.
  • 16.11.2017 /
    For years, reporters have been fond of saying “FIFA mafia”, “Mobsters of Football”. It has made for good copy, sold lots of media space – but what words do we use now that there really is a trial that focuses on the widespread criminal activity inside FIFA?

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