Politics

  • 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.
  • Photo: Anna Armstrong/Flickr
    06.01.2015 /
    How eager are governments around the world to make a national sports policy making people more active and meeting some of the most important global threats to sport? This will be tested over the next year as UNESCO asks all countries to discuss a new “International Charter of Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport”
  • Photo: Ideraldo Gomes / Flickr
    04.11.2014 /
    Ghoncheh Ghavami, the British-Iranian woman, who was jailed in June this year for attending a men’s volleyball match in Iran, has been sentenced to one year in prison.

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