• By Jens Sejer Andersen, International director, Play the Game
    12.07.2012 /
    Comment: The publication of the ISL dossier leaves FIFA with a number of inconvenient questions, including the most sensitive: Can FIFA accept a president who allowed his allies to steal massive values from his own enterprise?
  • By Jean-Loup Chappelet
    09.07.2012 /
    If the size of the Olympics are not reduced, they may become awarded only to rich and authoritarian regimes in the future. Professor Jean-Loup Chappelet, sports governance expert at IDHEAP in Lausanne, analyses the risks of Olympic gigantism
  • By Jens Sejer Andersen, International director, Play the Game
    27.06.2012 /
    The Olympic ticket scandal is a symptom of a more widespread disease in the Olympic family. Europe looks for a remedy, but will Rogge add reform to his own legacy?
  • By Henrik H. Brandt, Søren Bang, Jens Alm
    09.05.2012 /
    COMMENT: International sport and local politicians are responsible for the waste of resources worth billions of dollars when demanding oversized stadiums that mainly serve the interests of the contractors who build and maintain them.
  • By Jens Sejer Andersen, International director, Play the Game
    02.04.2012 /
    As so often before, FIFA’s Exco avoided to make convincing reform decisions, but investigation into the past may become possible later this year comments Jens Sejer Andersen, international director at Play the Game.
  • By Laura Robinson
    23.03.2012 /
    Another professional skier died this month, and little is being done to make the sport safer. Canadian author and journalist, Laura Robinson, comments on sports officials' tendencies to put the fight for new viewers by making the sports more dangerous and exciting above the safety of the athletes.
  • By Nikki Dryden
    27.02.2012 /
    Comment: Will 2012 be our year, asks the Olympic swimmer and human rights attorney Nikki Dryden on behalf of the stakeholders in swimming who are calling for more transparency, accountability and democracy in the top of the international swimming federation (FINA).
  • By Lasana Liburd
    23.02.2012 /
    Trinidad and Tobago and wired868.com journalist Lasana Liburd believes that Warner isn’t finished yet despite renewed allegations against the former FIFA Vice-President.
  • By Jens Sejer Andersen, International director, Play the Game
    16.02.2012 /
    Comment: FIFA and the IOC have recently wasted a couple of good opportunities to discourage minor and major crooks at the start of the Olympic year.
  • By Andreas Selliaas
    13.01.2012 /
    It is time to rank the most important sports political cases of 2011 and to offer a list of prophecies – what will be the most important cases in 2012?

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