Ethics

  • Photo: Thomas Couto/Flickr
    10.05.2017 /
    The FIFA Council has voted to replace the heads of both chambers of its Ethics committee, Eckert and Borbély. The two hit back in a statement claiming that this signals the end of FIFA’s reforms. FIFA has also chosen to part with Miguel Maduro, Head of FIFA’s governance and review committee.
  • Photo: Tine Harden/Play the Game
    By Jens Sejer Andersen, International director, Play the Game
    05.10.2016 /
    Today, the president of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB), Ary Graça, uncontested seeks reelection for an eight-year term. And today, he also stands a unique chance to prove that he is made of something else than his controversial predecessor, Ruben Acosta, says Play the Game’s international director, Jens Sejer Andersen, in this open letter in which he calls on the sports community to take responsibility and help whistleblower Mario Goijman return to a dignifying life.
  • Photo: Kate Tee Haar/Flickr
    15.07.2016 /
    A new website will make it easier and more secure for sources to get in touch with investigative journalists with information about doping and corruption in sport.
  • Photo: Fotos GOVBA/Mateus Pereira/Secom/Flickr
    06.01.2016 /
    FIFA's secretary general, Jérôme Valcke, who was suspended in October 2015 pending an investigation into reports of unethical behavior, may look forward to a nine-year ban from FIFA.
  • 26.10.2015 /
    Watch author of the Sports Governance Observer 2015 report, Arnout Geeraert, speak about what international sports organisations can do to improve their governance standards.
  • Photo: Felipe Sampaio Quintanilha/Fotoarena/Flcikr
    02.10.2015 /
    Due to a ‘disloyal’ payment to Michel Platini, Sepp Blatter has become the focus in the Swiss investigation into FIFA corruption, placing both under scrutiny from several sides.
  • Photo: Ed Coyle/Flickr
    12.08.2015 /
    FIFA has appointed former IOC director general Dr. François Carrard as independent chairman of the 2016 FIFA Reform Commission. The composition of the commission has already sparked critique.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    14.07.2015 /
    The US senate has scheduled a hearing into FIFA governance and the US’s role in international football. Andrew Jennings is one of four witnesses to speak at the hearing.

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