Sports Governance Observer

  • Photo: Duncan Rawlinson/Flickr
    08.01.2018 /
    55 out of 58 national bodies for sport are now fully compliant with the requirements of a new Code for Sports Governance, according to UK Sport and Sport England.
  • 29.11.2017 /
    Play the Game interviewed Arnout Geeraert on the new National Sports Governance Observer and the first results.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    26.11.2017 /
    National sports federations in Europe have better governance than their international counterparts, but they still need more involvement with athletes and the surrounding society, a new survey shows.
  • Photo: Colourbox
    24.09.2017 /
    The preliminary results of the National Sports Governance Observer will be revealed at Play the Game 2017, taking place in Eindhoven, 26-30 November. Hear about the project partners’ expectations of the outcome of the project in a series of video interviews.
  • Photo: The U.S. Army/Flickr
    06.07.2016 /
    New ISSF constitution rejected by the ISSF General Assembly. The assembly agreed to continue the Kuwait suspension and promised to increase transparency.
  • Photo: Republic of Korea/Flickr
    30.06.2016 /
    It seems that not all 35 Olympic Federations are concerned with the IOC’s increasing demand for good governance in sports. Critics are targeting the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) for its governance practices.
  • Photo: Transparency International book cover
    24.02.2016 /
    Integrity building in sport must be accelerated, says Transparency International (TI) in their latest ‘Global Corruption Report’, which this year focuses on sport, and provides a long range of recommendations for approaches to reforming sport.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    22.02.2016 /
    In a joint statement, ministers of the Nordic countries warn that corruption, doping and manipulation of sports competitions undermine the core values of sport. There is an urgent need for action, they state.

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