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The"Play the game"magazine gives you extensive journalistic coverage of the Copenhagen conference in November 2000. You can download it free of charge in pdf-format by clicking on the titles below:

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Front page



Photo: Niels Nyholm


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Refreshing an old love affair


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Licence to speak
A prominent doping fighter, Italy's Sandro Donati, was almost banned from speaking.

Next step: Gene doping
Genetic manipulation is an impending reality in sports.


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Power struggle
WADA's president, Dick Pound, urged governments to support sport's anti-doping battle.


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The man they love to hate
British reporter Andrew Jenning is gaining ground in the IOC he whips.


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Corruption in FIFA
German sports editors Kistner and Weinreich hit hard on world football's establisment.



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Wanted: More reform
Norway's IOC-member Gerhard Heiberg pleads for continued democratisation.



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Optimism under pressure
Two anti-drug officers fought hard for letting optimism prevail.



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Danger zone
Eating disorders are widespread in elite sports, told Jorunn Sundgott-Borgen.



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Painter, poet, philosopher, tennis player  - at the age of 72, Torben Ulrich, is a true sports artist.



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Money at risk
Governments might withdraw their support to sport, warned the Danish Minister of Culture.



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The bidding game
The bonanza of televised sport poses a threat to democracy, said two of three media experts.



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Not for the public eye
Websites owned by big clubs could threaten sport in public media, says BBC's Pete Clifton.

Ethics in business

Sponsors work with ethical standards - why don't sports organisations? That was the question raised by Carlsberg's sponsor director.



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Money in - values out
English soccer culture has been wiped out by commercialisation, and many other countries feel the heat of a new professional sports structure.



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Unequal match
African football lovers read more about Manchester United than about their local teams. Why? asks IOC director Fekrou Kidané.



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Exploitation or mutually beneficial business?
Women demand their place in sport.



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Mass sports rather than medals
Third World countries should focus on people's sport, says economy professor Wladimir Andreff.



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Power in hands of agents
African track and field talents are fair game for European money makers, says experts. Broad ranging solution.



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Failing integration
Elite sport doesn't serve racial integration, says US professor John Hoberman.



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Winning sport losing ground
Winning sport is becoming a risky business for African leaders, concludes Terry Monnington, expert in African sports.



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The many we's in sport
The troll, the golem and the joker: Key figures in sport according to Dr. Phil Henning Eichberg.



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The price of protest
Canada's Giles Néron paid a high price for his fight for fair play.



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The daily sport: A gift to the media
Football for fun and Balkan democracy.



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Facts and quotes



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