• 20.04.2018 /
    In March 2018, on the eve of the Commonwealth Games in Australia, the MSE Platform for Human Rights and the Institute for Human Rights and Business released a guide, which introduces human rights to sports bodies. Indeed, human rights are central to the sporting world and sports bodies are the organisations in charge of ensuring their respect within the sports environment.
  • 19.04.2018 /
    While the latest ASOIF review into the governance of the Olympic summer sports federations shows an improvement, there are still challenges to be met.
  • 28.02.2018 /
    A ministerial investigation into corruption and mismanagement in the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC), seeping through to various of the country's sports federations, is currently being carried out.
  • By Jens Sejer Andersen, International director, Play the Game
    22.01.2018 /
    The first major sports political battle of the year will take place this week when parliamentarians from 47 European countries discuss external oversight of international sport. FIFA attacks a parliamentary report as “incomplete, missing or downright wrong”. In contrast, UEFA is jubilant. But the perspectives reach much beyond football.
  • Photo: Duncan Rawlinson/Flickr
    08.01.2018 /
    55 out of 58 national bodies for sport are now fully compliant with the requirements of a new Code for Sports Governance, according to UK Sport and Sport England.
  • Photo: Lars Andersson
    19.09.2017 /
    Another ‘Thrilla in Manila’ goes down on 21 September. This time, though, it is not a boxer taking severe punches. Instead, a president of a National Olympic Committee enters the ring. Will he survive?
  • Photo: Duncan Rawlinson/Flickr
    06.09.2017 /
    UK sports organisations are expected to comply with the national sports governance code by end October to maintain public funding. But is this type of sanction beneficiary for a sport and how to ensure that the code does not end as a tick-box exercise, observers ask.
  • Photo: tableatny/Flickr
    By Rowland Jack, Founder, I Trust Sport
    06.09.2017 /
    The crisis in sport arising from widespread loss of trust and credibility is far from unique - the phenomenon is common to almost all sectors. As the sports movement looks to address the issues, there may be lessons to learn from some recent initiatives in the business and charity spheres.

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