Play the Game

  • 13.03.2020 /
    Until the end of March, Play the Game’s staff will work from home, but communication efforts and project management will continue as planned.
  • 20.02.2020 /
    Two out of three participants at Play the Game 2019 rated the conference experience in Colorado Springs as ‘very good’, the top mark in the anonymous survey. The internal evaluation is now available at playthegame.org.
  • 11.12.2019 /
    Play the Game/the Danish Institute for Sports Studies is recruiting an academic researcher who will contribute to developing the professional profile of the institute and strengthening our international leadership role within the governance of sport.
  • 27.11.2019 /
    Play the Game calls upon potential partners to declare their interest in hosting Play the Game 2021, the 12th world communication conference on sport and society.
  • 25.10.2019 /
    On the final day of Play the Game 2019, participants heard about the Canadian struggle for safe sport and how attempts to establish an independent Pan-Canadian body to oversee safe sport in the country – built on elements and principles known from the establishment of the national anti-doping agency – have stalled due to political hesitation and push back from national sports organisations. Yet the Canadian experience may still serve as an inspiration for other countries.
  • 24.10.2019 /
    In the final session of Play the Game 2019, a powerful panel of experts warned that far greater efforts are needed to combat match-fixing.
  • 16.10.2019 /
    Aided by social media, athletes are increasingly speaking out against perceived injustices. Political movements like #metoo and #blacklivesmatter have spilled over into the sporting arena. Should athletes enjoy the same freedoms as others to protest?
  • 16.10.2019 /
    The two directors of the national anti-doping agencies in Russia and the U.S. discussed the future of anti-doping with the chairman of iNADO and two athlete and media representatives at Play the Game 2019 - but without the presence of WADA.

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