Stanis Elsborg

Stanis Elsborg (b. 1984) has worked for Play the Game since August 2019 as an analyst and head of the Play the Game conference 2021. He holds a Master of Science in Humanities and Social Sport Sciences from the University of Copenhagen specialising in the field of sport, politics and national identity. He is a guest Lecturer at the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports at the University of Copenhagen and the owner of www.idraetshistorie.dk - a Danish page with articles and podcasts about sport.

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Opinion 14/02/2020

A fist of freedom or a fist of iron? Rule 50 and the Olympic paradox

• IOC President Thomas Bach made it very clear in his New Year’s speech that politics should be kept out of the Olympics to protect the event’s neutrality. However, it is a paradox that IOC’s characterisation of politicisation only seems to apply to athletes and not the host nations,...

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