Play the Game 2009

  • 20.07.2010 /
    Greg LeMond is again speaking out against doping and Lance Armstrong, much like he did at the Play the Game Conference in 2009.
  • 02.02.2010 /
    After lasts year’s successful conference in Coventry, bidders have lined up to host the seventh edition of Play the Game, which will take place in 2011. The conference is known as the only international meeting-place where sport’s top officials, experts and media people meet for unrestricted debate on doping, corruption, sedentary lifestyle, sport in developing countries and other challenges to sport.
  • 12.06.2009 /
    The Coventry Declaration was approved by conference delegates at Play the Game 2009, the sixth world communications conference on sport and society. The declaration calls upon the Canadian Government and Olympic authorities and to state their commitment to ensuring all Canadians and those visiting Canada will have their fundamental right to security of the person and freedom of expression protected as guaranteed by Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
  • 12.06.2009 /
    Canadian investigative journalist, author and academic, Declan Hill receives the Play the Game 2009 award in recognition of his groundbreaking research and documentation of the realities of match fixing.
  • 12.06.2009 /
    Public sector debts are swelling due to institutional deceit about the hosting of mega-events such as the Olympic Games, a leading Canadian academic told Play the Game.
  • 12.06.2009 /
    Should Oscar Pistorius have been allowed to compete at the Beijing 0lympics? Mike McNamee, Professor of Philosophy at Swansea University, thinks not.
  • 12.06.2009 /
    After five days of debate, discussion and constructive engagement, Play the Game 2009, the sixth world communication conference on sport and society came to an end in Coventry, UK.

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