Independent report into the circumstances that enabled the many abuse cases of former US Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar finds USOC to be among the organisations whose ‘inaction and concealment’ had consequences for the athletes.
A grant from Erasmus+ allows Play the Game to partner up with athletes, anti-doping bodies, and academic institutions, analysing together how to benchmark good governance in anti-doping. The two-year project starts in early 2019.
Transparency and openness are key if sport wants to create an environment that is safer from various types of harassment and abuse than today, says Swedish PhD and researcher Susanne Johansson and outlines seven broad, fundamental priorities for sport to embark on.
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.