• 26.10.2005 /
    Three years ago Michel Zen-Ruffinen had to leave the highest administrative post in world football after a showdown with FIFA's powerful president Sepp Blatter.
  • 24.10.2005 /
    The Olympic Winter Games in Italy has become a focal point for appropriate means to fight doping in sport.
  • 24.10.2005 /
    DR Sport from the Danish Broadcasting Corporation has agreed to become host broadcaster for Play the Game and will also use the conference as the basis for a special theme night about “Sport and Fraud” on the national DR2 television channel
  • 24.10.2005 /
    Greece is rapidly becoming a very dangerous place for sports journalists. On 30 September 2005, sports journalist Periklis Stellas was brutally attacked by an unknown assailant – taking the number of sports journalists attacked in Greece up to three within the past year.
  • 21.10.2005 /
    Knowledge bank: Sports federations need to consider ethical guidelines and other precautionary measures against an escalating culture of match fixing. Otherwise match fixing will replace doping as the biggest threat to the credibility of sport in a few years.

    So argues Henrik H. Brandt, director of the Danish Institute for Sports Studies (idan.dk) and in this article he provides an overview of a number of recent match fixing scandals.
  • 07.10.2005 /
    At Play the Game 2005 you will get a rare first-hand account from a top athlete on why she took performance enhancing drugs. The athlete is Kelli White, former World Champion sprinter, who was felled in the BALCO scandal and is now serving a two year ban from competition.
  • 06.10.2005 /
    When it comes to Beijing 2008, China’s human rights record is not the only thing worth talking about. At Play the Game 2005, the debate broadens its scope from human rights to including the Chinese concept of humanistic Olympics and how China might change our idea of Olympism.
  • 06.10.2005 /
    A floating Olympic Stadium is not only a technical possibility but also a necessity if the world wants to live up to the ethos embodied in the Olympic Charter, argues a team of researchers from Technion at Israel Institute of Technology.

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