Organisations

  • 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: Shawn Carpenter/Flickr
    08.05.2017 /
    John Coates has been re-elected as president of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and is now facing the task of uniting the AOC and bring about sought after change.
  • 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.
  • Photo: Marc/Flickr
    08.12.2016 /
    Governments have a growing interest in the governance of national sports organisations. Since 2013, Australia has required public supported sports organisations to follow a set of mandatory governance principles. Now, UK and Belgium are following suit and introduce new governance codes.
  • Photo: Michael swan/Flickr
    By Rowland Jack, Founder, I Trust Sport
    30.11.2016 /
    Wider adoption of term limits for elected officials would be an important step forward in tackling democratic failings in International Federations (IF), argues Rowland Jack in this comment piece, noting the limited competition in recent IF presidential elections.
  • 28.11.2016 /
    The Kuwaiti Government has dissolved the National Federations for equestrian, gymnastics and squash ahead of November 28 parliamentary elections.

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