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The winners and the drugs - Doping accusations of the last ten winners of Tour the France

October 26th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Tour de France and doping has been two inseparable words the last years. But what are the facts. How many winners have used doping?

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Tags: Theme: Anti-doping

Mega events – The good the bad or the ugly?

October 26th, 2007 · 11 Comments

When talking about mega events - sporting events that attract enormous attention on a global scale like the Olympics, the opinions differ greatly on what benefit the region or city amounts from hosting it.

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The EU White Paper on sports – concrete solutions or empty statements?

October 26th, 2007 · 4 Comments

EU aims to identify the challenges for sport in Europe and make solution proposals for the way forward. Critics say it is more words than action.

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Tags: Theme: Autonomy of sport

The next step in the fight against doping

October 26th, 2007 · No Comments

The 15th to 17th of November The Municipal Congress Center in Madrid will be the centre of an important debate, when WADA and other stakeholders gather to discuss and revise the The World Anti-Doping Code rules also called The Code. Here the next step in the fight against doping will be made.

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From Shooting to Chess - doping is everywhere

October 26th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Doping is efficient. That is why it is used in all sports from cycling and rowing to mentel sports like chess and bridge.

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Tags: Theme: Anti-doping

Sexual harassment and abuse of children in sport

October 26th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Where children and youngsters gather it always attract sex offenders and paedophiles. Ph.d. Jan Toftegaard Støckel from Denmark believes that sports associations around the world could do a lot more to prevent this.

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Tags: Theme: Children in sport

The future of doping in cycling

October 26th, 2007 · No Comments

By Alexander Nielsen and Janus Laursen
The latest massive scandals of this summer’s Tour de France have once again been a reminder of the major doping use problems in sports. While the World Anti-Doping Agency, WADA, has been working to introduce a personal register on blood values for each athlete, a so-called biological passport, within the […]

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Volleygate – an ongoing battle

October 26th, 2007 · No Comments

Mario Goijmans struggle against Rubén Acosta has been unfolding for several years. Goijman claims that FIVB’s, Federation International de Volleyball, president Acosta mismanages the organization and hopes to have him dethroned. So far he has not succeeded.

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Tags: Theme: Autonomy of sport

Violence in sports – A red card or jailtime?

October 26th, 2007 · 6 Comments

Normally it is the sportsorganizations, clubs, assosiations or others, responsibility to suspend athletes or give them fines, when their actions go beyond the threshold. But in which cases are it a matter for the Court of law, or is it at all?
Should the world of sports be allowed to follow their own rules?

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Tags: Theme: Autonomy of sport

Children in sport

October 26th, 2007 · 4 Comments

Self-esteem, competition, sexual abuse, violence, friends? What is in it for the children, when it comes to sport?
In several articles, multimedia productions and other contributions, we will focus on the childrens role in sports around the world throughout the week of PlaytheGame 2007.
Furthermore we want you as users to contribute with thoughts, ideas and questions […]

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Tags: Theme: Children in sport