• 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.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    29.11.2017 /
    Football’s financing is characterised by shady owners, murky transactions and a lack of transparency. Play the Game 2017 focused on how the rules on investment and ownership are being flouted.
  • 16.11.2017 /
    For years, reporters have been fond of saying “FIFA mafia”, “Mobsters of Football”. It has made for good copy, sold lots of media space – but what words do we use now that there really is a trial that focuses on the widespread criminal activity inside FIFA?
  • Photo: Artifakts1/Flickr
    31.07.2017 /
    The Asser International Sports Law Centre (AISLC) hosts its first annual International Sports Law Conference on the 26-27 October 2017 in The Hague.
  • 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.
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    01.09.2016 /
    Russia’s latest attempt to have paralympic athletes compete in Rio has been dismissed by a Swiss Supreme Court.
  • Photo: Free Images
    By Antoine Duval, Senior Researcher, ASSER Institute
    01.07.2016 /
    Governance scandals have rocked the sports world in recent years. According to researcher Antoine Duval, the lack of transparency holds a great part of the blame. In this comment piece, Duval points to three areas in sports governance that are in need of greater transparency.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    05.04.2016 /
    FIFA has initiated an investigation into a member of its ethics committee after a major information leak that forces FIFA to once again deal with allegations of high ranking officials involved in dubious businesses.

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