• Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    10.07.2015 /
    The first results from Play the Game’s new Sports Governance Observer paint a picture of international sports federations often lacking proper tools against corruption, undemocratic procedures or other characteristics of poor governance.
  • Photo: European Union
    23.01.2015 /
    At a summit held in the European Parliament, a coalition of FIFA critics and presidential aspirants argued that an independently overseen ’FIFA Reform Committee’ must be established.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    20.10.2014 /
    Play the Game has renewed and broadened an agreement with KU Leuven to examine and develop better governance in international sports federations.
  • Photo: Michael Melanson/Flickr
    11.07.2014 /
    Impunity may soon be over for sports leaders who excel in corruption in Swiss-based organisations. But law changes cannot stand alone and should be followed up by governance changes, writes Arnout Geeraert in this analysis.
  • 08.07.2013 /
    FIFA has responded to Roger Pielke Jr.'s Report Card on FIFA Reform posted on Play the Game's website last month. Pielke replied by inviting FIFA to join him on stage for a further discussion at Play the Game 2013 in October.
  • 16.04.2013 /
    There is an increasing demand from the outside world for sports’ international organisations to take an active role in fighting corruption and undemocratic forms of leadership in their own ranks. This became evident at Play the Game’s seminar on sports management in Brussels on 8 April. The question is how quickly and efficiently sport is able to respond.
  • 09.04.2013 /
    Presentations from the one-day seminar 'The Challenge for Europe in the Governance of Sport' have now been made available for download.
  • 09.04.2013 /
    On 8 April 2013, Play the Game hosted a one-day seminar in Brussels titled 'the Challenge for Europe in the Governance of Sport'. The seminar marked the conclusion of the AGGIS project, and provided a platform to reveal the final findings of the project and launch the 'Sports Governance Observer'. A number of other EU funded governance projects also revealed their findings and more than 100 experts participated. This is Jens Sejer Andersen's opening speech from the seminar.

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