• By Andreas Selliaas
    16.03.2018 /
    For the past year, Jan Jensen from the Danish daily Ekstra Bladet and I have tried to figure out how far back systematised and state-controlled doping in Russia has been going on. What we found is quite disturbing.
  • 09.03.2018 /
    Given its stained track record of discrimination against the disabled, North Korea’s participation in the Paralympics may seem surprising – or not?
  • 02.03.2018 /
    Scott Blackmun has stepped down as U.S. Olympic Committee President following criticism in the wake of the US Gymnastics sexual abuse scandal.
  • 01.03.2018 /
    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirms it has decided to lift the suspension of the Russian Olympic Committee.
  • 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”.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • By Andreas Selliaas
    23.01.2018 /
    The Pyeongchang Winter Games have already become a propaganda win for North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un. And it has become a much needed PR victory for the IOC after all the trouble with Russian doping. But everything is not as it should be.

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