The Play the Game magazine gives you extensive journalistic coverage of the eighth world communication conference on sport and society, which took place in Aarhus, Denmark from 28-31 October 2013.

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Magazine 13 FPContents

4 Declan Hill's bullshit detector
5 Match-fixier: I did to survive
6 Target fixers ahead of players, investigator siad
7 New international convention

8 Sports reform: how to change the tone at the top
9 Don't betray your family
10 FIFA reform - is it producing results?
11 The socceroo that felt swindled by FIFA

Sport for all
12 Facilities don't fill themselves
13 Sports clubs stand in the way of their own members

15 Mega-events are not helping sports participation
16 Why taxpayers end up with the bill for white elephants
17 The lagal cost of hosting a mega-event
18 The Brazilian mega-event challenge
19 Licence to kill?
20 Europe is still dominating the global event race

22 Charting the shift in Olympic power and sport's future challenges
24 Democracies hold the power in international sport
25 Altletes are enslaved

Social media
26 Football scammers on social media
27 Sochi: Focus on press freedom

Freelance fighters
28 The truth cannot be concealed

30 The Armstrong case - lessons from the fall of a sporting icon
32 Pound points to the lack of incentive to catch drug cheats

The conference
33 Play the Game Award 2013
34 Sponsors
35 Facts about Play the Game/Idan

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