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

News

PtG Comment 23.01.2023
Match-fixing in handball: A reminder of the need for a World Anti-Corruption Agency
PtG Article 12.01.2023
The expansion of Saudi investments in sport: From football to esport
PtG Article 11.01.2023
Play the Game employs new analyst to strengthen analytical competencies
Football player
PtG Article 22.12.2022
A global map of Qatar’s sponsorships in sports
Alex Schwacer walking
PtG Article 16.12.2022
Race walker Alex Schwazer continues his fight against sport's jurisprudence system
Football players getting off a plane
PtG Article 30.11.2022
A sportswashing Qatarstrophe
PtG Comment 19.11.2022
Football may unite the world, but FIFA works to divide it
Ivo Ferriani and Thomas Bach
PtG Article 18.11.2022
World sports federations may give up their own independent platform
PtG Article 27.10.2022
The Saudis in sport: Ambitions much larger than sportswashing
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PtG Article 17.10.2022
Play the Game seeks new analyst
Photo from the EU anti-corruption session
PtG Article 07.10.2022
Political campaign for a world anti-corruption agency launched at the European Parliament
Viola von Cramon
PtG Article 28.09.2022
Member of European Parliament launches call for a world anti-corruption agency for sport

Find photos, videos and presentations from Play the Game 2022

Themes

Athletes in front of spectators
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Athlete power and representation

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Benchmarking sports governance

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Do your own sports governance benchmarking

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Special journalistic investigations

Research projects

Athletes
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Strengthening Athlete Power in Sport (SAPIS)
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National Sports Governance Observer (NSGO)
Swimmers
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Sports Governance Observer (SGO)

Publications

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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
Basketball players. Photo: Getty Images/Icon Sportswire
PtG Publication September 2021
Strengthening athlete power in sport - A multidisciplinary review and framework
Runners. Photo: Getty Images/Alan Thornton
PtG Publication June 2021
National Anti-Doping Governance Observer - final report
Runner winning by far. Photo: GettyImages/Paul Bradbury
PtG Publication May 2021
National Anti-Doping Governance Observer - indicators and instructions
Race walker Alex Schwazer
PtG Publication April 2021
Schwazer vs. sport: A race walker’s long and winding route towards doping rehabilitation
Others Publication June 2020
Playing against the clock
Conference panel. Photo: Thomas Søndergaard
PtG Publication February 2020
Evaluation of Play the Game 2019 – Athlete power on the rise