Athletes

  • Photo: Colourbox
    06.11.2018 /
    Following revelations of sexual abuse scandals in US Gymnastics, the US Olympic committee has now taken the first steps towards revoking the federation.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    02.11.2018 /
    Athletes and leaders of national anti-doping agencies worldwide join in demand for WADA reform and an independent investigation into the culture of the agency following bullying claims.
  • Photo: Giovanna D'arco/Flickr
    30.08.2018 /
    The re-testing of Italian race walker Alex Schwazer’s urine samples shows anomalies that could help his year-long legal fight to get cleared of a 2016-doping conviction
  • Photo: citizen 59/Flickr
    03.08.2018 /
    In a letter to the IAAF President, Human Rights Watch asks the international athletics federation to “urgently revoke” new eligibility regulations. According to the human rights organisation they violate women’s fundamental rights.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    03.07.2018 /
    German athletes now have an athlete institution aiming to unite and empower athletes, funded independently of the country’s NOC, the DOSB.
  • Photo: Dave Holland/COC
    By Jens Sejer Andersen, International director, Play the Game
    13.06.2018 /
    “One of the best ways you can avoid being used is by making your voice heard in the public domain,” said Jens Sejer Andersen, International director at Play the Game, when speaking to athletes at the WADA Global Athletes Forum, held in Calgary, Canada, on June 4, 2018.

    Read the speech that he gave on the occasion.
  • Photo: Dave Holland/COC
    08.06.2018 /
    WADA’s first Global Athlete Forum was held in Canada this week; 104 athletes from 54 different countries gathered to discuss crucial developments in anti-doping.
  • Photo: Wikimedia
    08.06.2018 /
    The Italian court of Bolzano has released the motivations behind the convictions of FIDAL officials. They were accused of being knowledgeable about the doping substances taken by the athlete Alex Schwazer, but remaining silent.

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