In an exclusive interview with Play the Game, a former match-fixer tells how effectively criminal syndicates are still manipulating sports results despite all initiatives against it. The whole approach against match-fixing could be wrong, Declan Hill reports.
A new report from US Congress highlights that the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) and USA Gymnastics failed to protect its athletes from sexual abuse. The investigators propose a new bill that challenges the autonomy of sport.
One year before the opening of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo there is considerable resistance to the so-called ‘Reconstruction Games’ in Japan that critics fear will remove focus from the Fukushima disaster and undermine democratic values.
Interview: After the controversy surrounding Russian state doping, WADA and iNADO have decided to look ahead. But according to the new iNADO chairman, Michael Ask, the powers of sport leaders and politicians in WADA are still causing suspicion of conflicts of interest. He calls for a separation of powers which should also apply to the Court of Arbitration in Sport.