• By Andreas Selliaas
    16.03.2018 /
    For the past year, Jan Jensen from the Danish daily Ekstra Bladet and I have tried to figure out how far back systematised and state-controlled doping in Russia has been going on. What we found is quite disturbing.
  • Photo: Marc/Flickr
    17.02.2018 /
    Independent Testing Authority’s independence is questioned by swimming coaches who call on aquatic sports to “not succumb to the massive pressure from the IOC” to join the ITA, calling it a ‘broken system’.
  • Photo: Play the Game
    09.02.2018 /
    CAS has dismissed the appeals from 45 Russian athletes and two coaches searching to overturn IOC’s decision not to invite them due to involvement in the Russian doping scandal.
  • By Jens Sejer Andersen, International director, Play the Game
    09.02.2018 /
    The battle against state-supported doping is over, and whoever fought it, lost. Play the Game’s international director takes a walk through the parallel reality of the Olympic Movement.
  • Photo: american rugbier/Flickr
    01.02.2018 /
    28 of the 42 appeals of IOC’s ban on Russian athletes will be upheld, said a CAS decision issued today. The athletes in question are not automatically invited to participate in the upcoming Pyeongchang Games, says the IOC.
  • 27.12.2017 /
    Vitaly Mutko will step down as head of the 2018 FIFA World Cup organising committee, he announced on Wednesday.
  • Photo: american rugbier/Flickr
    14.12.2017 /
    A recent report by researchers from the Nordic Journalist Centre (NJC) shed light onto Russian language media’s coverage of the Russian doping scandal.
  • 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.

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