• 21.02.2018 /
    An extensive report into USA Swimming claims that the swimming body has knowingly ignored and actively covered hundreds of abuse cases taking place in a culture that accepted sexual relations between coaches and under-age athletes.
  • 06.02.2018 /
    Leading beach volley players from around the world square up against the existing governing bodies of the sport and form new union.
  • By Jens Sejer Andersen, International director, Play the Game
    06.12.2017 /
    After much hesitation, the IOC has taken a clear stance against the overwhelming evidence of systemic doping in Russia. Russia has greater projects in the making than the Winter Olympics, and the ball is rolling towards an uncomfortable FIFA.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game.
    28.11.2017 /
    Starting with a highly personal and emotional story, Play the Game 2017 discussed the far-reaching consequences of sexual abuse, its prevalence and how to prevent an often overlooked problem.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    27.11.2017 /
    The ability of sports’ governing bodies to impose rules that supersede national law was placed under focus at Play the Game 2017. Recent reforms, the conference heard, suggest that the times may be changing.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    26.11.2017 /
    The formation of the World Anti Doping Agency in 1999 was hailed as a breakthrough in the global fight against drugs in sport. However, despite nations and sporting bodies agreeing to strict testing and compliance standards, the drug scandals have not gone away. Play the Game 2017 asked if WADA is fit for the future or whether it needs deep-seated reform.
  • Photo: kris krüg/Flickr
    30.10.2017 /
    Athlete commissions must be elected in order to respect principles of democratic legitimacy and diversity, conclude stakeholders at an Olympic Summit meeting.
  • Photo: Paul Wilkinson/Flickr
    11.10.2017 /
    Chief executive of World Olympians Association (WOA) asks athletes to be fitted with microchips in fight against doping.

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