Corruption

  • By Jens Sejer Andersen, International director, Play the Game
    31.12.2019 /
    It was not primarily the athletes that drove the radical change of the sports agenda in the decade we leave. But there are signs that athletes will be at the heart of the agenda of the 2020’ies, writes Play the Game’s international director in a wind-up of ten turbulent years in world sport.
  • 18.12.2019 /
    For the first time, the International Partnership Against Corruption in Sport invited all nations of the world to join in. While other stakeholders are still kept outside, governments now seem to be engaging more in fighting corruption inside and around the organisations that run sport.
  • By Osasu Obayiuwana, journalist
    08.10.2019 /
    A change of leadership brought hopes of better times to the African Football Confederation (CAF). 30 months later, its problems seem to go broader and deeper than ever. Osasu Obayiuwana reports from a soccer-mad continent on an uncertain course.
  • 07.10.2019 /
    At Play the Game 2019 top speakers from IOC and UEFA along with investigators looking into corruption in FIFA will debate governance related issues in the biggest sports organisations.
  • 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.
  • Tokyo 2020 banner
    12.03.2019 /
    While the recently initiated French investigtion into Japanese Olympic head Tsunekazu Takeda and his alleged corruption is unlikely to affect the Games themselves, it has not reflected well on Takeda.
  • Photo: kris krüg/Flickr
    11.01.2019 /
    Tsunekazu Takeda, president of the Japan Olympic Committee and chair of the IOC marketing commission is being investigated for ‘active corruption’, media reports.
  • Photo: COLOURBOX
    24.08.2018 /
    An audit looking into the use of public funds for the IAAF U18 World Youth Championships shows that half of the $35 million invested has disappeared. Kenyan sports minister is summoned to parliament for an explanation.

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