Governance

  • Photo: robfarrelltho/Flickr
    02.06.2017 /
    On 12 April 2017 CAS lifted the suspension of Kuwait Shooting Federation imposed by the General Assembly of the International Shooting Sport Federation. The CAS ruling could have a long term impact on Kuwait’s suspension from multiple sports and the associated international intrigues.
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    01.06.2017 /
    European swimming president’s battle to overtake the presidency of world swimming gains ammunition from the withdrawal of an election procedure proposal allegedly in breach of FINA constitution.
  • 24.05.2017 /
    Corruption has been haunting Philippine sports for decades. The latest example is in volleyball, where an intense in-fight with all means has left the old federation benched internationally.
  • Photo: MCaviglia/Flickr
    18.05.2017 /
    Two more members of FIFA’s governance committee have left their seat after last week’s council meeting revealed that the former chairman would not be reappointed.
  • 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: Jill Christina Hansen/Copencold Hawaii
    02.05.2017 /
    Is it surfing with a paddle or canoeing on a board? A feud in international sport on stand up paddling brings up the question of who owns a sport in a world of monopoly sports federations.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    05.04.2017 /
    Analysis: How far should governments go controlling the governance of international sports federations? A public hearing held in Aarhus, Denmark, demonstrated that there is no clear consensus on the right balance between autonomy and intervention.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    04.04.2017 /
    A governance review of the Olympic summer sports reveals some good practices but also “significant room for improvement” across the 28 international sports federations who have filled in questionnaire that forms the basis of the review.

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