13
Jul
2009

Sport for Development - Dream or Reality? - Play the Game Conference

This session discusses whether sport can stimulate social development. It includes Poul Hansen, William Bennett, Bob Munro, Andrea Selliaas and Fred Coalter discussing sport and its relationship to development, equality, peace and reconciliation.

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12
Jul
2009

New Challenges Against Doping in Sport - Session 1

This first session discussing doping in sport includes talks from Sandro Donati, Herman Ram and Yves Kummer.This first session discussing doping in sport includes talks from Sandro Donati, Herman Ram and Yves Kummer.

12
Jul
2009

New Challenges Against Doping in Sport - Session 2

The second session discussing the implications of doping in sport. This session includes talks from Anne-Marie Kappelgaard, David Howman and a panel session with Greg Lemond.

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13
Jun
2009

Play the Game Closing Session - Jens Sejer Anderson and Andrew Jennings

In this closing session from the Play the Game 2009 Sport and Society Conference we hear Jens Sejer Anderson and Andrew Jennings give us some closing comments about this years conference with some thoughts for the future.

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12
Jun
2009

Greg LeMond - ‘Cycling is dying through drugs’

Greg LeMond, the former three-times winner of the Tour de France, said at the Play the Game Conference that cycling is on a "slow death march" because of widespread, systematic doping, and added: "In 20 years, drugs will have damaged cycling so much it might not be at the Olympics."

His stance on anti-doping and performance enhancing substances has brought him into conflict with some of the most famous names in the sport. Here he talks about his career and his highly contentious opinions and attitudes toward drugs in sport.

12
Jun
2009

Threats to Editorial Independence - Andrew Moger

Andrew Moger is Executive Director of the News Media Coalition in the UK. Here he talks about the relationship between the news media and the sporting world. This session is follwed by the Question and Answer session for the 'Mega-events: Can they drive development?' sessions at the Play the Game 2009 Conference.

12
Jun
2009

What we should REALLY expect in 2012 - Simon Chadwick

Simon Chadwick is Professor in the Business of Sport at Coventry University. Here he talks about what we should REALLY expect from the Olympic Games in London 2012.

12
Jun
2009

London 2012: Delivering the Promise - Brigid Simmonds

Brigid Simmonds works for the CCPR (Central Council for Physical Recreation) who lobby the Government on behalf of sport and they also help smaller bodies to deliver the sporting agenda. Here she talks about delivering the promises at London 2012.

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12
Jun
2009

Olympism - Privatised Profit and Socialized Debt - Chris Shaw

Chris Shaw is a Professor at the University of British Columbia in Canada. He talks about the hidden 4th pillar of olympism: Privatised Profit, Socialized Debt and whether Olympism actually boosts and helps local economies.

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12
Jun
2009

How the Swiss ‘EUROphoria’ Boosted Sport For All - Lorenz Ursprung

Lorenz Ursprung is Head of Sport Promotion at the Federal Office for Sport in Switzerland. Here he talks about EURO 2008 and how it helped sport for all.

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