Governance

  • Photo: Jill Christina Hansen/Copencold Hawaii
    20.06.2017 /
    The row over which federation should govern Stand-up Paddle has gone to the next level with the implicated parties asking the Court of Arbitration for Sport to mediate in the conflict.
  • 08.06.2017 /
    According to the Olympic Charter, every National Olympic Committee must be free from government interference. A new survey from Play the Game shows that at least one in seven NOCs have leaders with formal ties to their national governments.
  • Photo: robfarrelltho/Flickr
    02.06.2017 /
    On 12 April 2017 CAS lifted the suspension of Kuwait Shooting Federation imposed by the General Assembly of the International Shooting Sport Federation. The CAS ruling could have a long term impact on Kuwait’s suspension from multiple sports and the associated international intrigues.
  • Photo: Marc/Flickr
    01.06.2017 /
    European swimming president’s battle to overtake the presidency of world swimming gains ammunition from the withdrawal of an election procedure proposal allegedly in breach of FINA constitution.
  • 24.05.2017 /
    Corruption has been haunting Philippine sports for decades. The latest example is in volleyball, where an intense in-fight with all means has left the old federation benched internationally.
  • Photo: MCaviglia/Flickr
    18.05.2017 /
    Two more members of FIFA’s governance committee have left their seat after last week’s council meeting revealed that the former chairman would not be reappointed.
  • Photo: Thomas Couto/Flickr
    10.05.2017 /
    The FIFA Council has voted to replace the heads of both chambers of its Ethics committee, Eckert and Borbély. The two hit back in a statement claiming that this signals the end of FIFA’s reforms. FIFA has also chosen to part with Miguel Maduro, Head of FIFA’s governance and review committee.
  • Photo: Jill Christina Hansen/Copencold Hawaii
    02.05.2017 /
    Is it surfing with a paddle or canoeing on a board? A feud in international sport on stand up paddling brings up the question of who owns a sport in a world of monopoly sports federations.

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