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This timeline uses primary sources to trace the allegations and counter-allegations between the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and Mario Goijman, former President of the Argentinean Volleyball Federation.
Knowledge bank: In an assessment of women's role in hockey, Laura Robinson revisits some of the cases of sexual abuse from her book "Crossing the Line: Violence and Sexual Assault in Canada's National Sport". She also adds some very disturbing new stories about hockey players abusing girls as young as nine.
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The International Volleyball Federation, FIVB, will not succeed in its attempts at stopping one of its strongest critics, the Argentine Mario Goijman, from addressing the world communication conference, Play the Game, which takes place in Copenhagen from 6-10 November 2005.