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£5.000 to conference participants

October 29th, 2007 · No Comments

As Play The Game takes place on Iceland, several conference participants have had a tough job raising money to travel from distant places to the island in the far north.

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“Media is important revealing problems in international sport”

October 29th, 2007 · No Comments

Vice president of the Danish Federation of Journalists says, that the media have a special role to play in covering the problems in international sport.

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Bob Munro: -The good guys can’t loose

October 29th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Bob Munro has been fighting the corrupt Kenyan football system for seven years. He hasn’t won yet, but is convinced he will in the end.

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Football fans could be freeloaders in the brave new media world

October 29th, 2007 · 16 Comments

In the near future football admission to matches in the English Premier League may be completely free for the fans. That remarkable prediction was put forward by Dr Simon Chadwick who is director of the Birkbeck Sport Business Centre at the University of London on a plenary session sunday night.
Though the basis for the scenario […]

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Finally hope for Kenyan soccer

October 29th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Last conference, at Copenhagen and Play the Game in 2005, Bob Munro told a shocking story about curruption and bad governance in Kenyan soccer.
He concluded with the statement that “now it can only get better”.
He was wrong.
It got a lot worse until it now finally seems to be better for Munro and Kenyan soccer.

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Home for the homeless questions in sport

October 29th, 2007 · No Comments

For ten years Jens Sejer Andersen has been the director of Play the Game. During these years he has been through stressfull periods of planning conferences. And everytime when the conference is up and running he knows why he does the work. The Pulse catched the busy director at the end of day one.
How do […]

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