• By Jens Sejer Andersen- International director, Play the Game
    18.12.2020 /
    The wounds in the international anti-doping community are unlikely to be healed after the Court of Arbitration for Sport put a legal end to six years of the Russian-international doping scandal. Was CAS under influence of the IOC, or is sports law not strong enough yet?
  • Photo: Andy Miah/Flickr
    05.11.2019 /
    The President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, calls for tougher sanctions against athletes’ entourage in his speech at the World Anti-Doping Agency’s fifth World Conference on Doping in Sport in Katowice, Poland.
  • By Ali Jawad
    13.09.2019 /
    An independent response from Ali Jawad, Olympic Para-Powerlifter and Global Athlete Start Up member, to the article entitled ‘WADA president ‘welcomes feedback’ from iNADO after call for a separation of powers’.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    27.08.2019 /
    Interview: Sir Craig Reedie says WADA reforms are the first step in an ongoing process with regards to good governance and independence. Two experts in sports governance and sports law explain why it is difficult to separate legislative, executive and judicial powers in both WADA and CAS.
  • Michael Ask at Play the Game 2015
    02.08.2019 /
    Interview: After the controversy surrounding Russian state doping, WADA and iNADO have decided to look ahead. But according to the new iNADO chairman, Michael Ask, the powers of sport leaders and politicians in WADA are still causing suspicion of conflicts of interest. He calls for a separation of powers which should also apply to the Court of Arbitration in Sport.
  • Photo: visitcampnou/Flickr
    25.04.2019 /
    The CEO of iNADO, Graeme Steel, says that a new study on scientific integrity in anti-doping by Roger Pielke Jr. and Erik Boye raises many valid questions with respect to the current anti-doping regime, but he also has some critical viewpoints.
  • Science -lab _doping _Philippe Delavie _Pixabay
    25.04.2019 /
    A new research paper launches critique of the current anti-doping system and calls the regulation under WADA ‘arbitrary and too often not grounded in a solid foundation of evidence’. But while scientific rigor and robustness are of primary importance to WADA, there is more to managing an anti-doping case than science, says WADA, commenting on the critique.
  • Richard Pound Play the Game 2017
    21.02.2019 /
    The world of sport is better off with WADA in it than without it, says former WADA president Dick Pound in an interview with Danish newspaper, looking back at achievements and disappointments from the first 20 years of the World Anti-Doping Agency.

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