Anti-corruption

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    26.04.2018 /
    The Independent Review Panel investigating corruption in tennis released its interim report at a press conference on Wednesday. The final report is expected later this year.
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    By Jean-Yves Lourgouilloux
    30.01.2018 /
    … and when the French state prosecutor and his colleagues started checking rumours on international sports corruption, most turned out true. But criminal investigations come with many practical hurdles, Jean-Yves Lourgouilloux told in an exposé to Play the Game 2017 in Eindhoven.
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    By Jens Sejer Andersen, International director, Play the Game
    22.01.2018 /
    The first major sports political battle of the year will take place this week when parliamentarians from 47 European countries discuss external oversight of international sport. FIFA attacks a parliamentary report as “incomplete, missing or downright wrong”. In contrast, UEFA is jubilant. But the perspectives reach much beyond football.
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    28.11.2017 /
    Few observers disagree that many of sport’s governing bodies lack accountability. The question is, how can they best be reformed? Should governments, NGOs or the athletes themselves take control - or can change be achieved from the inside?
  • 27.11.2017 /
    Interview with David Howman on the newly formed IAAF integrity unit
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    27.11.2017 /
    Corruption in sport needs reclassifying as crime according to a lively Play the Game 2017 panel on prosecuting poor governance.
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    01.03.2017 /
    After consultative meetings with human rights and labour organisations, the IOC, for the first time, has included an explicit reference to the protection of human rights principles in the Olympic Host City Contract.
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    13.02.2017 /
    In a step towards evaluating the policy path of the European Union in the area of sports, the European Parliament recently adopted a new resolution focusing on good governance, accessibility and integrity in sport.

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