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PtG Article 04.07.2022
Many nations lack the will and resources to implement governance reforms
Panel debate
PtG Article 04.07.2022
Professor: Cut the amount of football in half for the sake of sustainability
Panel
PtG Article 04.07.2022
Call for nuances in media reporting of the World Cup in Qatar
Drago Kos at Play the Game 2022
PtG Article 04.07.2022
Play the Game may be the correct forum to develop a sports anti-corruption agency
Paneldeltagere til Play the Game
PtG Article 30.06.2022
A scandal is necessary to force CAS reform
Friba Rezayee holder oplæg
PtG Article 30.06.2022
Afghanistan’s first female Olympian: IOC is funding the Taliban-controlled NOC in Kabul
Panel at Play the Game 2022.
PtG Article 30.06.2022
Greed is the order of the day in top European football clubs
Rikke Rønholt.
PtG Article 30.06.2022
Without performance data for trans athletes, only principles guide the discussions
Khalida Popal i paneldebat
PtG Article 30.06.2022
Khalida Popal: The international community has failed the women of Afghanistan
Anders Solheim, CEO, Anti-Doping Norway
PtG Article 30.06.2022
Punishing athletes should not be the only approach to tackling anti-doping

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Idan June 2022
Elite sports in Finland
Badmintonspiller. Foto: GettyImages/Lintao Zhang
PtG January 2022
A vote with a weight
The CAS building in Lausanne
PtG November 2021
Tipping the scales of justice - the sport and its "supreme court"
Grass. Photo: GettyImages/Jurgita Vaicikeviciene/EyeEm
PtG November 2021
National Sports Governance Observer 2: Benchmarking governance in national sports organisations
Basketball players. Photo: Getty Images/Icon Sportswire
PtG September 2021
Strengthening athlete power in sport - A multidisciplinary review and framework
Runners. Photo: Getty Images/Alan Thornton
PtG June 2021
National Anti-Doping Governance Observer - final report
Runner winning by far. Photo: GettyImages/Paul Bradbury
PtG May 2021
National Anti-Doping Governance Observer - indicators and instructions
Race walker Alex Schwazer
PtG April 2021
Schwazer vs. sport: A race walker’s long and winding route towards doping rehabilitation
Others June 2020
Playing against the clock
Conference panel. Photo: Thomas Søndergaard
PtG February 2020
Evaluation of Play the Game 2019 – Athlete power on the rise
Man snowboarding. Photo: Pexels
PtG October 2019
Sports Governance Observer 2019. An assessment of good governance in six international sports federations.
Tiny football. Photo: Colourbox
PtG December 2018
National Sports Governance Observer - leaflet