Politics

  • 15.07.2017 /
    UNESCO’s sixth international governmental conference on physical education and sport, MINEPS VI, showed broad support for a new action plan aiming at strengthening sport and physical education.
  • By Jens Sejer Andersen, International director, Play the Game
    15.07.2017 /
    Through three simple steps, including protecting whiste-blowers, governments would render to sport the helping hand it so obviously needs, Jens Sejer Andersen said in his keynote speech at UNESCO's International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport.
  • 08.06.2017 /
    According to the Olympic Charter, every National Olympic Committee must be free from government interference. A new survey from Play the Game shows that at least one in seven NOCs have leaders with formal ties to their national governments.
  • 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: Play the Game
    27.03.2017 /
    The President of the UCI, an experienced French prosecutor and the COO of UK Sport are the latest additions to the list of speakers when PACE and Play the Game next Monday invite the public to a hearing into politicians’ role in reforming sports governance.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    14.03.2017 /
    Around 30 European parliamentarians will join sports leaders to discuss how to fight corruption in sport. This will happen at a public hearing in Aarhus, Denmark, organised by PACE together with Play the Game.
  • 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.
  • 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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