Politics

  • Photo: ISCA/Nowwemove
    19.06.2015 /
    With a new report, the ‘Inactivity Time Bomb’, ISCA continues the NowWeMove campaign aiming at getting 100 million Europeans moving more by 2020.
  • Photo: Richard Messenger/Flickr
    15.06.2015 /
    While stadium construction is being shelved for various political reasons in Turkey and Saudi Arabia, Qatar is moving full steam ahead with its preparations for the World Cup, including the construction of at least eight stadia that would be dismantled after the tournament.
  • Photo: Council of Europe
    12.06.2015 /
    A new agreement will enable a closer dialogue between European governments and the experts, whistleblowers and NGOs represented at the upcoming Play the Game 2015 conference.
  • Foto: The Sport Review/Flickr
    02.06.2015 /
    FIFA President Sepp Blatter has announced that he will lay down his mandate at an extraordinary elective Congress. Extensive reforms in FIFA may follow.
  • Photo: Plotr Drabik/Flickr
    06.05.2015 /
    By amending a sports law according to UEFA and FIFA requirements, Greek football has warded off a ban from international competition.
  • 30.04.2015 /
    Observers and commentators have been following the repercussions from the spat that started during the SportAccord convention last week. The overall perception seems to be that Vizer, by presenting his critique the way he did, blew a chance to secure his organisation as an important link between Olympic and non-Olympic federations.
  • Photo: Davis Meenagh/Flickr
    21.04.2015 /
    Book review: In his new book, economist Andrew Zimbalist analyses the benefits and risks of hosting a sports mega-event and finds that the economic risks by far exeed the benefits.
  • Photo: newfifanow.org
    16.01.2015 /
    FIFA critics gather at a summit to discuss how to achieve change in the international football body. The summit is organised by ‘New FIFA Now’; a campaign initiated by UK MP Damian Collins.

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