IOC

  • 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.
  • 04.12.2017 /
    The statement from Russian whistleblower, Grigory Rodchenkov, came a few days ahead of IOC’s decision on the participation of Russian athletes in the Winter Olympics.
  • 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.
  • 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: 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?
  • Photo: kris krüg/Flickr
    30.10.2017 /
    Athlete commissions must be elected in order to respect principles of democratic legitimacy and diversity, conclude stakeholders at an Olympic Summit meeting.
  • 15.09.2017 /
    A series of ongoing investigations in Brazil and France displays the extensity of corruption surrounding last year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. IOC reaffirm its commitment to protect the integrity of sport.
  • Photo: seanknoflick/Flickr
    By James M. Dorsey
    13.09.2017 /
    Efforts to clean up international and regional sports governance six years into one of the worst crises in its history have yet to tackle the elephant in the room: the incestuous and inseparable relationship between sports and politics as indicated in Play the Game’s Autonomy Index.

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