Governance

  • Photo: Agência Brasíl Fotografias/Flickr
    02.11.2016 /
    Nigeria is currently at a sporting low point caused by a lack of governance and sports strategy. Implementing better governance standards and increasing focus on grassroots and school sports could help the nation reach its potential.
  • Photo: Government ZA/Flickr
    01.11.2016 /
    With the signing of a large, but undisclosed, sponsorship deal and the prospect of Issa Hayatou’s continuous reign, the governance of African football remains in the deep, dark night. Osasu Obayiuwana reports.
  • Photo: Joe Flintham/Flickr
    27.10.2016 /
    Anti-doping leaders call for reforms securing stronger independence between the anti-doping work and the sports organisations.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    24.10.2016 /
    Cycling might have done better by following how Major League Baseball documents its steroid era, in letting history stand, but with asterisks, says Dr. Roger Pielke, Jr. in an interview with Play the Game about his new book ‘The Edge’.
  • Photo: Play the Game
    09.10.2016 /
    In an open letter, Play the Game has called on the FIVB to do right by whistleblower Mario Goijman and help him restore a decent life. FIVB leaders have now met with Goijman.
  • Photo: Bobby Hidy/Flickr
    06.10.2016 /
    In a move to establish an integrated approach to sport policy in the European Union, the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) is hosting a hearing on European sport policy.
  • 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: Mark Botham/Flickr
    04.10.2016 /
    The allegations of corruption among FA managers and officials, including former English manager Sam Allardyce, have entailed critique of the FA but also calls for a broader look into the governance of sport.

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