News articles

  • Sailing Hempel Aarhus 2018_leo Nielsen _Flickr
    07.05.2019 /
    World Sailing has laid forward a proposal for a root-and-branch governance reform of the federation that includes simplifying decision-making processes, making more room for athlete voices and securing more independence for enforcement committees.
  • Mics _football _hongkong -Andy Leung _Pixabay
    03.05.2019 /
    Over the years, press freedom in sport has been a recurring subject for Play the Game. On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, Play the Game has put together a compilation of articles that look into some of challenges that sports journalists face in their line of work and discuss sports journalism in broader terms.
  • Semenya _Yann Caradec _Flickr
    02.05.2019 /
    After more than two months of deliberations, CAS dismisses South African runner Caster Semeneya’s motion to amend proposed rules on female athletes with high levels of testosterone. Critics call the decision ‘shocking’ and ‘dissapointing’.
  • Play the Game 2017. Thomas Søndergaard
    26.04.2019 /
    Former head of FBI investigation into FIFA among new keynote speakers when Play the Game 2019 comes to Colorado Springs this fall. New deadline for abstracts/storylines is Monday 20 May.
  • Photo: visitcampnou/Flickr
    25.04.2019 /
    The CEO of iNADO, Graeme Steel, says that a new study on scientific integrity in anti-doping by Roger Pielke Jr. and Erik Boye raises many valid questions with respect to the current anti-doping regime, but he also has some critical viewpoints.
  • Science -lab _doping _Philippe Delavie _Pixabay
    25.04.2019 /
    A new research paper launches critique of the current anti-doping system and calls the regulation under WADA ‘arbitrary and too often not grounded in a solid foundation of evidence’. But while scientific rigor and robustness are of primary importance to WADA, there is more to managing an anti-doping case than science, says WADA, commenting on the critique.
  • Andrew Jennings
    15.04.2019 /
    For some journalists, reporting on integrity breaches in sport comes at a price, says this paper and presents various dangers that sports journalists face. The paper is commissioned by EPAS as part of their work with UNESCO’s Kazan Action Plan.
  • Photo: Colourbox
    12.04.2019 /
    An open letter from athlete coalition Global Athlete urges athletes at IOC’s Athletes’ Forum to ask for ‘concrete solutions’ to the many calls for reform coming from an increasingly strong athlete voice.

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