Play the Game 2009

The title for this year's Play the Game 2009 conference is Visions for Sport in Times of Crisis. It is to be hosted at the Centre for the International Business of Sport at Coventry University from 8-12 June. Themes include:
  • Ethics in governance: Will sports federations come clean?
  • Between Beijing and London: Mega-events as drivers of development
  • Business battles: The power struggles in football
  • Match-fixing: A blow to the core of sport
  • Terrible teenagers? Sport’s quest for the hearts and minds of the youth
  • Anti-Doping: Will the technological arms race come to an end?
  • Paralympic athletes: More different than the rest?
  • Sport for the Good: What is it good for?
  • Open forum
There is still time to submit papers, the deadline is 31 March.