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  • 15.09.2017 /
    With 100 abstracts submitted, 40 conference sessions in the programme and generous donations from various sides, Play the Game 2017 is taking shape.
  • Photo: Nick Bokelaar/Eindhoven
    15.09.2017 /
    With a €100,000 donation from the Dutch sports ministry, the Netherlands have shown great confidence and engagement in this year’s Play the Game conference. The city of Eindhoven and Danish sports organisations have also volunteered generous support for Play the Game 2017.
  • 15.09.2017 /
    How does sport ride the waves of cultural, political, social and technological change? How is sport adapting to a world in change and the many calls for reform? Is sport too conservative to change? Help search for answers at Play the Game 2017.
  • 12.09.2017 /
    Thanks to support from Danish journalist organisations, Play the Game is happy to announce the availability of ten conference grants for media professionals from less privileged countries.
  • Photo: Jan Kruger/Getty Images for Soccerex
    06.09.2017 /
    Head of La Liga claimed to have produced analysis showing that Paris Saint-Germain’s acquisition of Brazilian striker is "financial doping" and served several blows to the Qatari-owned club when speaking at the Soccerex Convention today.
  • 06.09.2017 /
    Third party ownership remains a problem in football but on an unseen level, warned legal experts in football, who also cautioned that player contracts vary too much and still do not offer sufficient protection.
  • Photo: Duncan Rawlinson/Flickr
    06.09.2017 /
    UK sports organisations are expected to comply with the national sports governance code by end October to maintain public funding. But is this type of sanction beneficiary for a sport and how to ensure that the code does not end as a tick-box exercise, observers ask.
  • Photo: Jan Kruger/Getty Images for Soccerex
    05.09.2017 /
    A three-way bid for the 2026 World Cup and a change to the FIFA World Cup qualifying system could help CONCACAF resolve rift between regions.

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