A report from CIES Sports Intelligence, comparing the governance structures of national football federations across 20 countries, shows large differences, but also a general lack of female representation in the ExCos.
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.
Play the Game’s launch event of two reports mapping governance in national and international sport showed broad consensus that many of sport’s governance reforms so far have not been substantial enough to have real effect.
New research shows that main international sports federations still lag within essential governance areas and indicates that public pressure and independent monitoring are essential for improving sports governance.