31 July 2015 Comments 2

I arrived in Australia last night on a work visit, and channel-surfed the radio on the way into the city to hear only one matter being discussed: Adam Goodes.

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Cringeworthy…the farce continues

21 July 2015 Comments 1

If you watched Sepp Blatter’s press conference on Monday in Zurich, and if you’re anything like me, you would have cringed at the state of world football administration. Is this the best they can do? I’m not just talking about Sepp Blatter here either. There are 25 other people on the FIFA Executive Committee.

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A true act of bastardy and how we hope to help

7 July 2015 Comments 9

Irish journalist Paul Kimmage is facing a Swiss Court tomorrow. He is defending an action brought by former UCI president Hein Vebruggen.

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On and off-the-field, the Matildas represent the true values of sport

29 June 2015 Comments 1

I want to take a moment to extol the virtues of one of my country’s national teams – the Matildas, the women’s football team and especially its co-captain, Lisa De Vanna.

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17 June 2015 Comments 5

While football and FIFA have grabbed most of the world headlines in recent weeks when it comes to shonky sports administration, there has been another story bubbling away which is also big, also worrying, and yet another example where a sponsor has so far been left wanting.

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What if I told you Sepp Blatter hadn’t resigned?

16 June 2015 Comments 3

There are rumours emerging which support something that’s been gnawing away at me for the last couple of weeks. Is Sepp Blatter’s ‘resignation’ as FIFA President the biggest smokescreen ever? The man has deceived us all before, what’s to stop him doing it again?

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Promoting integrity in sport – what sponsors can do

2 June 2015 Comments 3

One of the first questions I am asked in relation to my interest in, and advocacy of, good governance and sportsmanship is whether we’re doing it as a branding exercise for my company, SKINS.

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FIFA – Time for the sponsors to show some leadership

29 May 2015 Comments 4

This FIFA stuff is the most radical story in the history of sport.

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27 May 2015 Comments 0

We had some fun today.

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20 May 2015 Comments 0

Earlier this month we teamed up with an online publication for which I’ve had growing respect over a number of years – SportingIntelligence.com.

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