News articles

  • 04.10.2019 /
    At Play the Game 2019 professionals, journalists and academics with extensive experience in the fight against match-fixing will present and discuss the global problem of fixed sport competitions which continue to threaten the credibility of sport despite various initiatives and measures to prevent it.
  • 03.10.2019 /
    When Play the Game kicks off its 11th world communication conference on society and sport the main theme will be athlete activism and the rights of athletes.
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    02.10.2019 /
    On the eve of the IAAF World Athletic Championship in Doha, new media reports of a corrupt bidding process tarnished the host country Qatar. Two weeks ago, Amnesty International accused the country of one more breach of the promise to improve workers’ rights. But according to the International Labour Organisation, Qatar has also made great progress and more is to come.
  • 02.10.2019 /
    At Play the Game 2019 top speakers from elite and college sport in the US will discuss the challenges and future for the relationship between elite sport and college education.
  • 01.10.2019 /
    At Play the Game 2019, top speakers from organisations such as FIFA, EOC and UEFA as well as advocates for human rights will present their thoughts and views on the future and challenges in relation to mega-events and human rights issues.
  • 27.09.2019 /
    Key players in the international doping debate will meet at Play the Game 2019 to exchange visions and discuss one of the hottest topics in international sport at the moment.
  • 25.09.2019 /
    Bryan Fogel, director of the Oscar-winning documentary 'Icarus' will be attending Play the Game 2019 together with other key players in the international doping debate. Head of Russian anti-doping, Yuriy Ganus, has secured his visa and confirms participation side by side with his U.S. counterpart, USADA CEO Travis Tygart.
  • 20.09.2019 /
    Interview: After exposing the Russian state doping regime, German journalist Hajo Seppelt and his doping editorial team at ARD and EyeOpening.Media became role models in investigative sports journalism. Now, the award-winning reporter has written a new book in which he explains how and why the team is fighting “the enemies of sport” in a billion dollar business of both industrial and political impact.

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