• 21.04.2015 /
    Book review: In his new book, economist Andrew Zimbalist analyses the benefits and risks of hosting a sports mega-event and finds that the economic risks by far exeed the benefits.
  • Photo: seanknoflick/Flickr
    17.04.2015 /
    A planned anti-Qatari protest ahead of a match between Chelsea and Manchester United, the first major fan demonstration against the 2022 World Cup host, and the imminent publication of a Sunday Times book documenting Qatari political interference in world soccer body FIFA’s 2011 presidential election that returned Sepp Blatter to office at the behest of the FIFA president casts a shadow over next month’s FIFA election and is likely to renew debate about the integrity of the Qatari bid.
  • 16.04.2015 /
    In a move to enhance awareness about and action against corruption in sport, Transparency International has launched a new initiative named ‘Corruption in Sport' that collects and distributes knowledge and promotes collaboration on sports integrity.
  • Photo: kris krüg/Flickr
    16.04.2015 /
    Following the implementation of the Agenda2020, the International Olympic Committee has begun the work of reforming the 120 years old organisation. First steps have been to amend the bidding process, establish a whistleblower hotline and making the indemnities of the IOC members public.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    25.03.2015 /
    Opening the conference on a Sunday will make it easier to address the wider public and add a workday for supplementing activities. The new dates are 25-29 October 2015.
  • Photo: www.thesportreview.com/Flickr
    24.03.2015 /
    Speaking at the UEFA congress in Vienna today, Blatter passed another opportunity to present his plans for a possible fifth term as FIFA president.
  • Photo: Swiveler/Flickr
    20.03.2015 /
    The final draft of the revised international charter of physical education, physical activity and sport is ready to be adopted at the UNESCO General Conference in November.
  • Photo: shutterstock
    19.03.2015 /
    The Centre for Journalism Ethics based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites to a one-day conference on the subject of ethics and sports journalism on April 10, 2015.

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