• 16.03.2018 /
    The United States Anti-Doping Agency is exploring the use of government sanctions to penalise Russians involved in the state-sponsored doping scheme during Sochi 2014.
  • 01.03.2018 /
    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirms it has decided to lift the suspension of the Russian Olympic Committee.
  • By Jens Weinreich
    28.02.2018 /
    One of the most significant persons in the history of IOC marketing past away last week. In his daily and very personal tales from the Olympic hotel lobbies in PyeongChang, journalist and blogger Jens Weinreich wrote about the death of Jean-Marie Weber and his important role in the world of modern sport. Play the Game brings an adapted version in English.
  • 26.02.2018 /
    National anti-doping organisations call IOC’s decision to reinstate Russia, if there are no further positive doping tests, “pragmatic” rather than “principled”.
  • Photo: Marc/Flickr
    17.02.2018 /
    Independent Testing Authority’s independence is questioned by swimming coaches who call on aquatic sports to “not succumb to the massive pressure from the IOC” to join the ITA, calling it a ‘broken system’.
  • By Jens Weinreich
    14.02.2018 /
    Once again, suggestions of the IOC as a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize have been aired. From PyeongChang, journalist and IOC expert Jens Weinreich looks into the possible considerations and strategical maneuvers behind the idea.
  • Photo: Play the Game
    09.02.2018 /
    CAS has dismissed the appeals from 45 Russian athletes and two coaches searching to overturn IOC’s decision not to invite them due to involvement in the Russian doping scandal.
  • By Jens Sejer Andersen, International director, Play the Game
    09.02.2018 /
    The battle against state-supported doping is over, and whoever fought it, lost. Play the Game’s international director takes a walk through the parallel reality of the Olympic Movement.

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