Sportel Unveils Virtual Platform -- Conferences & Conventions

Also: SIGA Web Summit on Female Leadership in Sport begins Monday; the Global Esports convention is April 9

Play the Game Moves to 2022 -- Conferences & Conventions

Also: Global Esports Federation convention coming in April; OTT Summit USA is virtual next week

Triathlon Industry Event Debut -- Conferences & Conventions

Also: Sports Business Expo Tokyo; SportsPro Events for first quarter 2020; Play the Game needs 2021 host city

SportsPro Offers Trio of Events -- Conferences & Conventions

Also: New format for SPORTEL spring event; Play the Game 2021 needs a host; 

Host Needed for Play the Game 2021 -- Conferences & Conventions

Also: SportAccord Pan America, Peace & Sport Forum next week; new format for Sportel Miami; OTT Summit Asia launch

A New Continent for Play the Game -- Conferences & Conventions

Also: SportelMonaco celebrates 30 years; SportsPro OTT Summit agenda; IF Forum focuses on athletes

Play the Game 2019 Program Unveiled -- Conferences & Conventions

Also: IOC members to speak at Host City 2019; Regional SportAccord Pan America update 

Monday Memo - Day of Reckoning in DC

(ATR) Key figures in US gymnastics abuse scandal ordered to Congress…Lessons from PyeongChang for Beijing…WADA Athletes Forum

#ICYMI: Play the Game Wrap; IPC Presence With Surfing; Karate Champs

(ATR) A look at some of the stories this week that you may have missed.

No 'Preaching to the Converted' at Play the Game 2017

(ATR) Play the Game Founder Jens Andersen says a variety of viewpoints at the conference is its greatest strength.

Richard Pound: IOC Members Becoming Disenfranchised

(ATR) The IOC doyen airs his grievances with a number of unilateral decisions by the IOC Executive Board.

Play the Game 2017: A Home for the Homeless Questions

(ATR) Doping reform, corruption and sexual abuse spark intense debate at the 2017 Play the Game conference in Eindhoven.

Sports Issues No Longer Taboo at Play the Game Conference -- ATRadio

(ATR) Play the Game founder Jens Andersen reflects on 20 year history of conference and previews next week on ATRadio.

Ethics, Fair Play at Heart of Play the Game Conference -- Conferences and Conventions

(ATR) Also: Olympians lead LA84 Foundation Summit; JLT Specialty extends partnership with IF Forum.

Play the Game Conference Early Bird Registration Extended -- Conferences & Conventions

(ATR) Also: Beijing Final Stop of 2017 Coliseum Summit Global Tour, ISSC Offers Digital Marketing Seminar, Peace and Sports Forum Seeks Social Transformation 

One in seven Olympic Committees are directly linked to governments

According to the Olympic Charter, every National Olympic Committee must be free from government interference. A new survey from Play the Game shows that at least one in seven NOCs have leaders with formal ties to their national governments.

IOC Offers Explanation for Perceived Lack of Whistleblower Activity

(ATR) The IOC responds to an article challenging the independence and scope of its whistleblower program.

Sportel America Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Miami -- Conferences and Conventions

(ATR) Also: Eindhoven to host next Play the Game conference; Leaders Hosts first bi-annual Sport Performance Summit of 2017

Dutch Minister Paves the way for Play the Game 2017 in Eindhoven

The next edition of the 'Play the Game' conference will be held in the Netherlands in November 2017.

Volleyball Leaders Meet Goijman

(ATR) A whistleblower and an international federation try to make peace in Buenos Aires.

World's Olympic Leaders Meet in D.C. -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Association of National Olympic Committees opens its 20th general assembly on Oct. 29 in Washington D.C.

Play the Game 2015 One Week Away -- Conferences & Conventions

(ATR) Also...IPC Vista conference 2017 set for Toronto...ANOC awards honor continental games athletes.

Final countdown to Play the Game 2015 and the Sports Governance Observer report

Play the Game 2015 will host 150 speakers who will address: Match-fixing, corruption, doping, trafficking, and more.

Bach Opening Inaugural World Olympians Forum -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: The 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships kick off on Oct. 23 in Glasgow, Scotland

Play the Game day revealed Brazilian appetite for more sports debate

Havelange Hospitalized; IOC on Saudi Women; New Asian Games Sponsor

(ATR) Former FIFA president in serious condition ... IOC "confident" Saudi Arabia plans to include women on Olympic team ... Korean Air signs with Incheon 2014 ... Russian ice hockey great tells NHL to send players to Sochi ...

Federations Roundup - Handball Allegations; Blatter Apology; Weightlifting Ban

(ATR) International Handball Federation responds to corruption allegations against its president Hassan Moustafa ... FIFA boss says sorry for suggesting football doesn't have a racism problem ... Weightlifting slaps Olympic champion with drug ban. 

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Olympic Newsdesk--Luge Pushing Relay; PyeongChang Team Grows

(ATR) Top sliders lobby for event's Olympic inclusion ... PyeongChang 2018 adds vice-chairs... Bartending in the Olympics?

World Briefs – Nuzman, Hickey Win Reelection, Ski Jumping Lawsuit, Chinese Athletes Raise Money for Quake

(ATR) Brazil's Carlos Nuzman and Ireland’s Patrick Hickey win new terms as NOC presidents, a 17 year old joins the women's ski jumping lawsuit and Chinese Olympians sell their gear to raise funds for Sichuan earthquake victims. These stories and more in World Briefs