Through an in depth investigation, the people behind cycling site 'The Outer Line' have attempted to piece together the story of Michel Acquarone, the former director of Giro d’Italia, who was sacked over alleged mismanagement.
Head of La Liga claimed to have produced analysis showing that Paris Saint-Germain’s acquisition of Brazilian striker is "financial doping" and served several blows to the Qatari-owned club when speaking at the Soccerex Convention today.
A wish to promote democratic values in sport has ostensibly been a main driving force behind a new Global Sports Political Power Index from the National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark.
The German IOC vice-president Thomas Bach stands out as clear favourite to become the next Olympic president at the elections in Buenos Aires on 10 September 2013. But recently German investigative journalist Jens Weinreich heard a whisper in the corridors: “ABB”. Read what it stands for in the first of two articles analysing the election of the next IOC president and the choice of the 2020 Olympic host city.
Analysis: Several scandals centring around Brazil’s Olympic president and Rio 2016 chairman, Carlos Nuzman, is creating unrest regarding Brazil’s image and internal dispute between the government and the Brazilian Olympic Committee
On 8 April 2013, Play the Game hosted a one-day seminar in Brussels titled 'the Challenge for Europe in the Governance of Sport'. The seminar marked the conclusion of the AGGIS project, and provided a platform to reveal the final findings of the project and launch the 'Sports Governance Observer'. A number of other EU funded governance projects also revealed their findings and more than 100 experts participated. This is Jens Sejer Andersen's opening speech from the seminar.