Asia

  • 03.11.2017 /
    The International Olympic Committee stands firm behind Jose ‘Peping’ Cojuangco Jr., despite serious fraud allegations.
  • 20.09.2017 /
    While the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games is heralded as the most important event in the history of Turkmenistan, the population suffers, findings in recent report by Human Rights Watch show.
  • 19.09.2017 /
    Another ‘Thrilla in Manila’ goes down on 21 September. This time, though, it is not a boxer taking severe punches. Instead, a president of a National Olympic Committee enters the ring. Will he survive?
  • Photo: seanknoflick/Flickr
    By James M. Dorsey
    13.09.2017 /
    Efforts to clean up international and regional sports governance six years into one of the worst crises in its history have yet to tackle the elephant in the room: the incestuous and inseparable relationship between sports and politics as indicated in Play the Game’s Autonomy Index.
  • Photo: OCA
    18.04.2017 /
    A new strategic partnership between Chinese Alisports and the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) will bring e-sports to the 2022 Asian Games.
  • Photo: Toshihiro Gamo/Flickr
    09.01.2017 /
    By 2016, the cost of preparing the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games had almost quadrupled the initial budget. But then, Tokyo got a new governor.
  • Photo: ILO/FLickr
    16.12.2016 /
    International sports brands enrich themselves in tax free economic zones in the Third World. Are 'Corporate Social Responsibility' merely fine words on a website? Play the Game tells the story of the free economic zones in the Philippines.
  • Photo: ILO/Flickr
    16.12.2016 /
    International sports brands score gigantic profits in the Third World, while their workers live on starvation wages. Play the Game tells the story about the big sports brands.

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