Safety

  • 10.05.2019 /
    One in five Canadian athletes surveyed in a new report have experienced maltreatment including emotional, physical and sexual abuse, harassment and neglect. In another case, testimonies from dozens of Danish swimmers about a psychologically abusive coaching environment paint a similar picture.
  • 03.05.2019 /
    Over the years, press freedom in sport has been a recurring subject for Play the Game. On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, Play the Game has put together a compilation of articles that look into some of challenges that sports journalists face in their line of work and discuss sports journalism in broader terms.
  • 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.
  • Photo: Colourbox
    29.03.2019 /
    Expert conference looks at ways to upscale action that conbats sexual violence against women and children in sport.
  • John Brook/Flickr
    26.11.2018 /
    Transparency and openness are key if sport wants to create an environment that is safer from various types of harassment and abuse than today, says Swedish PhD and researcher Susanne Johansson and outlines seven broad, fundamental priorities for sport to embark on.
  • Photo: Gutiérrez/Flickr
    21.06.2018 /
    When Argentina plays at the 2018 World Cup in Russia they are not alone. A group of ‘Barrasbravas’, as the Argentine ultras are known, are following their team to Russia. The Barrasbravas are not the only fan group with a violent record.
  • Photo: ILO/FLickr
    16.12.2016 /
    International sports brands enrich themselves in tax free economic zones in the Third World. Are 'Corporate Social Responsibility' merely fine words on a website? Play the Game tells the story of the free economic zones in the Philippines.
  • Photo: ILO/Flickr
    16.12.2016 /
    International sports brands score gigantic profits in the Third World, while their workers live on starvation wages. Play the Game tells the story about the big sports brands.

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