News articles

  • 22.06.2018 /
    An independent Centre for Sport and Human Rights will be launched this month by the Mega-Sporting Events Platform for Human Rights (MSE Platform).
  • Photo: Jill Christina Hansen/Copencold Hawaii
    21.06.2018 /
    An 18-month long fight over the governing rights of stand-up paddle continues after attempts of CAS mediation.
  • 21.06.2018 /
    Caster Semenya, a South-African middle-distance runner and two-time Olympic champion, will go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport questioning the fairness of IAAF´s new rules on women with hyperandrogenism.
  • 21.06.2018 /
    When Argentina plays at the 2018 World Cup in Russia they are not alone. A group of ‘Barrasbravas’, as the Argentine ultras are known, are following their team to Russia. The Barrasbravas are not the only fan group with a violent record.
  • 20.06.2018 /
    A report issued by Women in Sport finds that 38% of women in the UK sports industry experience discrimination at work based on their gender.
  • 16.06.2018 /
    In this report about the opening days of the World Cup in Russia, Andreas Selliaas discusses the Saudi Arabian influence in international football, Gianni Infantino’s announcement of running for a new term as FIFA president and the ghost of Sepp Blatter.
  • Photo: Reporters Without Borders (RSF)
    14.06.2018 /
    Reporters Without Borders uses the 2018 FIFA World Cup to raise awareness about Russia's tight grip on media freedom.
  • Photo: Pixabay
    14.06.2018 /
    Potential corruption and match-fixing at the World Cup is aided by corrupt national football association officials, says Declan Hill in this 2018 FIFA World Cup curtain raiser. FIFA’s ‘often odd’ attitude towards these officials protects the fixers, he says and points to three factors that characterise matches vulnerable to match-fixing.

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