• 24.05.2018 /
    New doubts about the safety of LGBTQ tourists coming to Russia to follow this year’s FIFA World Cup raised by Footballer Supporter’s Federation and others.
  • 17.05.2018 /
    Russian authorities made a step back on their decision regarding Hajo Seppelt's visa, the German investigative journalist that divulged information on doping in Russian athletics.
  • 15.05.2018 /
    One month before the first match kicks off in Russia, a campaign calling for international leaders to secure a ceasefire in Syria ahead of the World Cup, is launched.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    14.05.2018 /
    In spite of a FIFA accreditation to cover the 2018 World Cup, German journalist Hajo Seppelt has been denied access to the host country, Russia. German officials are calling on both Russia and FIFA to act.
  • Photo: Mark Botham/Flickr
    03.04.2018 /
    In spite of measures designed to secure competitive balance in European football, the transfer market still lacks transparency and regulation in a number of areas, says new report from the European Commission.
  • 01.03.2018 /
    The North American bid has taken clear lead in front of Morocco’s before the FIFA decision on the World Cup 2026 hosting. For weighty financial and political reasons, FIFA seems strongly in favour of an American world cup.
  • By Jens Weinreich
    28.02.2018 /
    One of the most significant persons in the history of IOC marketing past away last week. In his daily and very personal tales from the Olympic hotel lobbies in PyeongChang, journalist and blogger Jens Weinreich wrote about the death of Jean-Marie Weber and his important role in the world of modern sport. Play the Game brings an adapted version in English.
  • 31.01.2018 /
    A new book details how the Australian government spent millions in an attempt to win the hosting rights for the 2022 World Cup, but ultimately attained just one out of 22 votes.

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