Whistleblowers

  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    29.11.2017 /
    On the last day of Play the Game 2017, the biennial Play the Game Award was shared between Yulia and Vitaly Stepanov as well as Hajo Seppelt for their uncovering of the unprecedented doping conspiracy among Russian and international sports leaders.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    29.11.2017 /
    The working conditions of sports journalists were in focus in a Play the Game 2017 session that shed light on dangers and difficulties when reporting on sports.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    By Andreas Selliaas
    29.11.2017 /
    The IOC is struggling with the decision on Russia. With all the information we have now, they have just one option: suspension of Russia.
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    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: Bryan Allison/Flickr
    23.10.2017 /
    For over two decades, more than 10,000 Chinese athletes made extensive use of doping substances, according to former athlete physician.
  • Photo: Play the Game
    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.
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    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.
  • Photo: Colourbox
    07.04.2017 /
    Two years after the launch of an IOC whistleblower hotline, expert raises questions regarding its independence and utility. The IOC offers little information about the extent of its use.

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