Governance

  • By Ali Jawad
    13.09.2019 /
    An independent response from Ali Jawad, Olympic Para-Powerlifter and Global Athlete Start Up member, to the article entitled ‘WADA president ‘welcomes feedback’ from iNADO after call for a separation of powers’.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    27.08.2019 /
    Interview: Sir Craig Reedie says WADA reforms are the first step in an ongoing process with regards to good governance and independence. Two experts in sports governance and sports law explain why it is difficult to separate legislative, executive and judicial powers in both WADA and CAS.
  • Photo: Colourbox
    15.08.2019 /
    The Erasmus+ supported project, the National Sports Governance Observer (NSGO), scores 87 out of 100 possible points in an evaluation carried out by the EU’s funding agency.
  • 13.08.2019 /
    A new report from US Congress highlights that the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) and USA Gymnastics failed to protect its athletes from sexual abuse. The investigators propose a new bill that challenges the autonomy of sport.
  • Photo: kris krüg/Flickr
    By Sylvia Schenk,Transparency International – Germany
    08.08.2019 /
    Sports organisations like to see themselves as promoters of social development and high ethical standards. But sport must also actively avoid harm and improve the human rights situation wherever sport is linked to risks and abuses. Sylvia Schenk writes on the higher expectations that sports organisations meet nowadays.
  • Photo: Pulkit Sinha/Flickr
    23.05.2019 /
    Cricket remains in the grip of an elite, whose appetite for growth is typified by the sport’s lack of interest in the Olympic movement, meanwhile, cricket commands higher TV rights than any other sport outside football but is struggling to grow globally due to historical, cultural and structural reasons.
  • 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.
  • 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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