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Play the Game 2019 conference guide
Find more news on conference themes, speakers and practical conference information in the Play the Game 2019 conference guide.
Join Play the Game 2019
You still have the chance to join leading stakeholders in debates on sports governance, corruption and crime, safeguarding of athletes, the future of anti-doping and other vital issues in sport.
Bring your ideas, solutions and expertise to Play the Game 2019 in Colorado Springs (CO), USA, from 13-16 October.
Nancy Hogshead-Makar receives the Play the Game Award 201916.10.2019 /On the last day of Play the Game 2019, the Play the Game Award was awarded to long-time advocate for protection and support of girls and women in sport, Nancy Hogshead-Makar. >
The great doping battle16.10.2019 /The two directors of the national anti-doping agencies in Russia and the U.S. discussed the future of anti-doping with the chairman of iNADO and two athlete and media representatives at Play the Games 2019. >
Athlete activism: defending the right to protest16.10.2019 /Political movements like #metoo and #blacklivesmatter have spilled over into the sporting arena. Should athletes enjoy the same freedoms as others to protest? >
FIFA governance under renewed assault16.10.2019 /Potential rivals to Gianni Infantino would need a war chest of at least £2 m to challenge the FIFA president in a future election, said former chairman of FIFA’s Governance and Review Committee at PtG 2019. >
Play the Game 2019 on tour to USOPC training hub16.10.2019 /After some intriguing days of debate, the Play the Game 2019 delegates went on tour to the Colorado Springs Olympic & Paralympic Training Center. >
IAAF shares viewpoints on Semenya after Play the Game 2019 debate16.10.2019 /The Director of Legal & Business affairs of the IAAF has asked Play the Game to share the federation’s viewpoints in response to a debate about the Semenya case at Play the Game 2019. >
NCAA must strive to benefit student athletes16.10.2019 /At Play the Game 2019, a panel of NCAA experts discussed the future and the challenges the association faces. What is the role of the NCAA? >
Open letter to IOC President Thomas Bach from athlete organisations16.10.2019 /As Play the Game 2019 comes to an end, a group of athlete organisations sends an open letter to IOC Pres. Thomas Bach to bring attention to the important issue of human rights. >