Play the Game is an initiative promoting democracy, transparency, and freedom of expression in world sport

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Nasser Al-Khelaifi
PtG Analysis 12.06.2024
EURO 2024: Meet the man that secures Qatar’s grip on European football
Men running in forest
PtG Article 03.06.2024
New study challenges European Model of Sport as EU ministers move to support self-organised sport
Tine Vertommen
PtG Opinion 27.05.2024
"We should aspire to create a world where safeguarding is not just a policy but a lived reality"
Boxers fighting
PtG Article 23.05.2024
Rich Gulf states are taking over combat sports
Sebastian Coe greets winner
PtG Article 14.05.2024
Money for medals divides the Olympic movement
Manchester City players celebrating goal
PtG Article 02.05.2024
Thousands of players are part of MCO groups without regulations that protect their interests
Conference participants
PtG Article 24.04.2024
Join our webinar for partners interested in hosting Play the Game 2025 or 2027 
FIFA president Gianno Infantino and Saudi Arabia's sports minister Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Saud
PtG Article 23.04.2024
Doing journalism in FIFA land
Pat Cummins batting at criket game
PtG Opinion 17.04.2024
Creating a liveable sporting future through climate leadership, environmental justice and citizen science
The Stepanovs at Play the Game conference in 2019
PtG Article 04.04.2024
Ten years of trouble for a whistleblower couple on the run from Russian retribution
2024 conference
PtG Article 04.04.2024
Who wants to host Play the Game 2025 and 2027? Calling interested partners
Football girl with rainbow armband
PtG Opinion 26.03.2024
Practical suggestions on how sports federations can be fair to transgender athletes

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Research projects

FBI raids CONCACAF
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ClearingSport: Countering corruption, protecting integrity
Mohammed Bin Salman
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Dataset on sports power relations in Saudi Arabia
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The financing of grassroots sport in Europe
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National Sports Governance Observer (NSGO)
Swimmers
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Sports Governance Observer (SGO)

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Sport and climate change

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Benchmarking sports governance

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Special journalistic investigations

Publications

People running
PtG Publication June 2024
European sport: one or several sporting realities?
Books
PtG Publication January 2024
When the silence of sport was broken - Sports politics in the times of Play the Game
The football stadium of Maracana in Rio de Janeiro
PtG Publication December 2023
Research on the Sports Legacy of Brazilian Stadiums from the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Runners hugging
PtG Publication September 2023
Strengthening Athlete Power in Sport - Final report
PtG Publication June 2023
Strengthening Athlete Power in Sport - A guide to opening new ways in sports governance
FBI raids CONCACAF
PtG Publication June 2023
ClearingSport - Towards an agency countering crime and protecting integrity in world sport
Skiers
PtG Publication February 2023
Mapping the sport and climate space
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PtG Publication January 2023
Evaluation of Play the Game 2022 - is there a cure for sport?
Trophys
Idan Publication June 2022
Elite sports in Finland
Badmintonspiller. Foto: GettyImages/Lintao Zhang
PtG Publication January 2022
A vote with a weight
The CAS building in Lausanne
PtG Publication November 2021
Tipping the scales of justice - the sport and its "supreme court"
Grass. Photo: GettyImages/Jurgita Vaicikeviciene/EyeEm
PtG Publication November 2021
National Sports Governance Observer 2: Benchmarking governance in national sports organisations