Sports Governance Observer

  • 24.09.2017 /
    The preliminary results of the National Sports Governance Observer will be revealed at Play the Game 2017, taking place in Eindhoven, 26-30 November. Hear about the project partners’ expectations of the outcome of the project in a series of video interviews.
  • Photo: The U.S. Army/Flickr
    06.07.2016 /
    New ISSF constitution rejected by the ISSF General Assembly. The assembly agreed to continue the Kuwait suspension and promised to increase transparency.
  • Photo: Republic of Korea/Flickr
    30.06.2016 /
    It seems that not all 35 Olympic Federations are concerned with the IOC’s increasing demand for good governance in sports. Critics are targeting the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) for its governance practices.
  • Photo: Transparency International book cover
    24.02.2016 /
    Integrity building in sport must be accelerated, says Transparency International (TI) in their latest ‘Global Corruption Report’, which this year focuses on sport, and provides a long range of recommendations for approaches to reforming sport.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    22.02.2016 /
    In a joint statement, ministers of the Nordic countries warn that corruption, doping and manipulation of sports competitions undermine the core values of sport. There is an urgent need for action, they state.
  • Photo: Candice Imbert/Council of Europe
    05.02.2016 /
    A motion for a resolution calling for the follow-up on the Council of Europe’s recommendations regarding the crisis in sports governance, inspired by Play the Game’s Sports Governance Observer report, has been tabled.
  • Photo: Shawn Carpenter/Flickr
    29.01.2016 /
    North America and Europe dominate the international sports federations, shows new study conducted by the Danish NOC.
  • Photo: Sam Cox/Flickr
    20.11.2015 /
    Lack of transparency makes national FAs susceptible to corruption, says newly released report from Transparency International who provides recommendations for football organisations to follow in order to increase their accountability.

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