Doping

  • 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
    29.11.2017 /
    On the last day of Play the Game 2017, the biennial Play the Game Award was shared between Yulia and Vitaly Stepanov as well as Hajo Seppelt for their uncovering of the unprecedented doping conspiracy among Russian and international sports leaders.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    29.11.2017 /
    In a panel on the Russian doping crisis during Play the Game 2017, experts discussed WADA’s role in the anti-doping fight, how to finance the anti-doping work and the best way to sanction offenders.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    By Andreas Selliaas
    29.11.2017 /
    The IOC is struggling with the decision on Russia. With all the information we have now, they have just one option: suspension of Russia.
  • 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: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    26.11.2017 /
    Opening address at the 10th international Play the Game conference, 26 November 2017 in Eindhoven, the Netherlands
  • Photo: Joe Flintham/Flickr
    16.11.2017 /
    A WADA board today voted Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA non-compliant with the WADA Code.
  • Photo: US Army IMCOM/Flickr
    14.11.2017 /
    Analysis: What we are now witnessing in the field of doping is an unprecedented drama in the world of sports mirroring the drama we see in the world of international politics. And the big question is: what to do with Russia?

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