Presentations from Play the Game 2015
Sunday 25 october 2015
Opening session: Global sport: reform or revolution
Jens Sejer Andersen - Reform or revolution? In any case the silence must be broken
Richard W. Pound - Global Sport - a SWOT Assessment
Bonita Mersiades - Whistleblowing – The Fifth Pillar of Democracy
Peter Nicholson - Exploiting the connection: sporting rule violations and criminality
Arnout Geeraert - Sports Governance Observer - highlights from a survey into 35 international Olympic federations
A new World Code against doping: Who is willing to comply?
Monday 26 october
Good governance in sport: Setting standards, raising bars
Arnout Geeraert - Sports Governance Observer - the full survey
Paquerette Girard Zappelli - Ethics and Good Governance, Olympic Agenda 2020
Wilhelm Rauch - Limits to autonomy? The Olympic family under Swiss legislation
Stanislas Frossard - Results of EPAS survey among governnments
Szabolcs Horvath - How the EU works for better governance in sport
Poul Broberg - Sport should work for sustainability rather than governance
The battle for integrity in sport: Governments vs. sports organisations
Herman Ram - Stuck in the mud or moving fast forward? The status of anti-doping at the global level
Jesper Frigast Larsen & Christina Friis Johansen - Fighting doping and matchfixing
Focus on journalism: Baku 2015 - Sportswashing or nation building?
Gulnara Akhundova & Rebecca Vincent - Baku 2015: A failed attempt at "sportswashing" - Azerbaijan's image
Rasim Adjalov - The impact of the European Games on Azerbaijan
What national governments can do for sports governance
James Ceely- Australia's response to improving governance in the national sports system
Taisuke Matsumoto - The Japanese guidelines for good governance in sport
Marko Begovic - Compliance of the National Sport Federations within Legal System in Montenegro
Elvira Baze - For a good governance in sport, the situation in Albania
Sports Governance Observer: The role of athletes in good governance and more (I)
Arnout Geeraert - Sports Governance Observer - the full report with more details
Brendan Schwab - The role of athletes in delivering good governance
When sports researchers come in from the cold
Maja Pilgaard - The concept of "sport light" – myth or evidence?
Jens Alm - Stadiums for professional sport. Business or philantrophy?
Trygve Laub Asserhøj - Arctic challenges: How to develop sport in Greenland?
Rethink sports philosophy: Towards a democratic body culture
Ove Korsgaard - Building democracy with bodies in movement
Henning Eichberg - Play, game, sport - and democratic self-determination
Tim Walters - Football in the Twenty-First Century: A Manifesto
Tim Walters - Text
Johan Ekberg - Deconstructing Olympism
Scott Jedlicka - The International Sport Regime: A Reconsideration of International Sport’s Political Status
Brazil: The permeable fortress and the road to Rio
Juliana Barbassa - Favelas in Pre-Olympic Rio de Janeiro: Renewal or Removal?
Claudia Sanen - Sport mega-events and the attitude towards government. The perception of Rio de Janeiros forced evicted
Elizabeth Martin - Spectator no more: a call to action for spectators when the stakes are so high
Aníbal Chaim - FIFA: How Havelange got it
Anti-doping as the athletes see it
YaYa Mayumi Yamamoto - Fairness in Sport and the Factors that Influence Athletes in Sport and Life: Case of Japan
Lisa Whitaker - A qualitative examination of athletes' willingness to dope:
a choice or imperative?
Nils Zurawski - Sport as a way of life! A thick description of athletes‘ everyday lives, sports, performance enhancement and the assessment of doping.
Daniel Westmattelmann - Trustworthiness of high-performance sports and the fight against doping from the athlete’s point of view
Kelsey Erickson - University sport: An inhibitor or facilitator of doping prevention?
Professional sport: Battles on and off the pitch
Till Müller-Scholl & Louis Moustakas - Mega Sporting Events and Children Rights: The Variety of Media Coverage in 2014 in 22 countries
Geoff Arbourne - Beitar (working title) directed by Maya Zinshtein
Harry Arne Solberg - Football tournaments - the battle for the revenues
Steve Menary - Football’s Wild West - the commercialisation and corruption of the pre-season friendly
Gigi Alford - No Contest: The Human Right of Access to Effective Remedy Supersedes FIFA’s Ban on ‘Recourse to Ordinary Courts’
Reforming football: To be or not to be... a FIFA President
Tuesday 27 october
Match-fixing: Governments versus gangsters - what are the odds?
Alex Inglot - Match-Fixing’s decade: Understanding the last ten years and what it means for the next ten
Physical activity in Europe: Cause for concern?
Maja Pilgaard - Teenage girls and sport – have a break or have a problem?
Martin Holzweg - Changing the school
Rose-Marie Repond - Health Enhanced Physical Activity (HEPA)
Michael Filtenborg - Physical activity at the workplace – a beneficial cause
Richard Bailey - 10 Steps to Reversing the Physical Inactivity Epidemic
Sports Governance Observer: Benchmarking sports governance in the future (II)
Arnout Geeraert - More highlights from the Sports Governance Observer report
Focus on journalism: How to raise standards in times of twittering?
Andreas Selliaas - FIFA scandal: The failure of sports journalism
The power of data and analysis for sport for all strategies (I)
Koen Breedveld - Measuring sport. Can solid data contribute to better governance in sports for all?
Henrik H. Brandt - The biggest revolution in world sport? How the power balance of sport is rapidly changing without media and politicans paying attention
Johan Norberg - Are sports governing bodies up for the task in delivering sport to society as a whole?
Mega-events: Rights and risks of children
Playing with credibility: The corruption of international sports governance
Deborah Unger - The work of Transparency International on corruption in sport
Sergey Yurlov - Creating Of An Effective Sports Governing Body In The Russian Federation
Umaid Wasim - Pakistan's FF: More FIFA than football
Integrity in practice: How to fight the fixers
Nikolaos Theodorou - Athletic Arena, Sysyphean drama: Endless and unavailing fight against Greek sports corruption
Damian Voltz - Understanding the threat to the integrity of sport in Australia - how Australia developed a comprehensive understanding of the threats to the integrity of Australian Sport
Sarah Lacarrière & Evangelos Alexandrakis - The Actions of Lotteries to Safeguard the Integrity of Sports
The power of data and analysis for sport for all strategies (II)
Matthew Eames & Alex Burrows - Providing governments and federations real time intelligence on participation, activity programmes, facility investment and social return
Anne Pøhl - Delivering on sports participation. How Vision 25-50-75 challenges Danish sports organisations to develop their clubs and create new partnerships
Guy de Grauwe - Creating healthy work places: Company sport works for you
Anti-doping: Rethinking the system
Steve Maxwell & Joseph Harris - Professional Certification: An Innovative Approach to Anti- Doping
Myles Schrag - Doper’s Purgatory: What is a race director’s responsibility when convicted drug cheats return to run?
Lars Mortsiefer - Criminalizing athletes: Can criminal law help to ban doping from sport?
Carsten Kraushaar Martensen - Creating an anti-doping industry
Georg Facius - Gender testing in sport
One for the money, two for the show? Events in search of legacy
Frederik Munk - Denmark's efforts to ensure sustainable events
Spencer Harris - London 2012 and the mass participation legacy: Examining the reasons for policy failure
Matthias Fett - Does the FIFA World Cup boost the economy?
Jens Brinch - Arctic Winter Games: Sportification of culture?
Mega-events 1. The public revolts: A perfect storm for sport?
Mega-events 2. Can Agenda 2020 inspire sustainability in sport?
Chadia Afkir - UNODC strategy for safeguarding against corruption in major public events
Jürgen Griesbeck - Time to unleash the potential of football
FIFA's confederations: At the heart of football's challenges
Wednesday 28 October 2015
Transfers and trafficking: The human cost of broken dreams
Niko Besnier - Locating Sport Migrants in Structures of Kinship and Indebtedness
Jean-Claude Mbvoumin - Which protection for minors in the 21st century football?
Emanuel Macedo de Medeiros
Wil van Megen - Why the transfer system should be abolished
U.S. college sport: Unprotected amateurs in a billion-dollar business
B. Dave Ridpath - Alternative Models of Sport Development in America Outside of the Educational System - Can it work to Prevent an Educational Crisis?
Andrew Zimbalist - Crisis and Reform of Intercollegiate Athletics in the U.S
Rob Steen - A fair share? Collective bargaining in baseball
Benjamin Bendrich - A European Perspective on the Current Issues of Intercollegiate Athletics (NCAA)
Qatar and the soft diplomacy of sport
The future of journalism: Round table on investigative research
Movement facilities on the water front - Session and excursion
Peter Forsberg - Rethinking sports facilities. What kind of facilities do people actually want, and how can we make better use of what we have got
Jakob Færch - Reclaiming the blue element. Converting the water to the best arena for sports and recreation in town
Sports politics and governance: A global outlook
Catherine Ordway - Sports Corruption: Justice and accountability through international legislation
Peter Donnelly - Olympic Agenda 20 + 20: Will the reforms increase women’s participation?
Urszula Starakiewicz - Transparency of Polish sports federations - from a journalistic perspective
The migrant athlete in Europe: Risks and opportunities
Sine Agergaard - Does European dual career policies include migrating athletes?
Mark Hann & Uroš Kovačv - Subjective experiences of aspiring football migrants in West and Central Africa
Martin Kainz - The local operating of a global (European) football actor in Ghana – Using the example of the football academy Red Bull Ghana
Greg Lagowski - Limitations while transforming a football club into a fan-owned organisation
Marcus Hoy - Served his Time? The Ched Evans Dilemma
Edoardo Rosso - Sport, play and exercise for all? Increasing physical activity of adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
The new UNESCO Charter: Wonderful intentions, but how can they come true?