Play the Game 2017

  • 21.11.2017 /
    Sexual violence against children and young athletes in sport is a problem that has only in recent years started to be published broadly. Yet, a number of brave victims have now started to stand up to tell their stories publicly, and it is obvious that the problem has existed for way too long.
  • By Christina Friis Johansen
    21.11.2017 /
    Whistleblowing has become one of the hottest topics in discussions on sports integrity. Independent voices have been instrumental for disclosing problems of doping, corruption or other types of crime. But who should guarantee the necessary support and protection when whistleblowers are endangered?
  • Photo:Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    17.11.2017 /
    “Change or be changed” was the warning the IOC President sent to the sports world when the ‘Agenda 2020’ reform package was adopted. Three years later it is time to ask: Did change actually happen?
  • 17.11.2017 /
    The international anti-doping crisis, the widespread sports corruption, the increasing number of revelations of sexual abuse cases and other controversial issues will be debated by almost 200 leading experts and sports leaders when the 10th edition of the Play the Game conference comes to the Netherlands.
  • 17.11.2017 /
    The daily sports practice, the local clubs and teams, the facilities, the events, the leagues and tournaments, the peak performance: The digital and technological revolution is changing all aspects of sport and physical activity as you read these lines.
  • 16.11.2017 /
    Professional sports has proven an attractive scene for criminals and other shady figures with ambitions of tax evasion, money laundering, human exploitation, betting fraud, match-fixing and other forms of crime.
  • 09.11.2017 /
    Hassan Al Thawadi declares ready to debate issues related to Qatar’s hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the current blockade by neighbour countries. Moreover, RUSADA adds its voice to doping panel.
  • 09.11.2017 /
    Key stakeholders will meet at Play the Game 2017 and exchange visions and experiences from what is still a massively successful entertainment industry, but with a high price tag paid by public coffins.

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