Just a quick note to respond to all the comments related to Rob Young on my most recent blog concerning Dustin Johnson.
There’s so much happening in the world of sport, around issues that I care very much about and have been writing and talking about for some time, that it’s hard to know where to start. The IAAF, WADA, the IOC, UCI, FIFA … they continue to stumble on in their haze of poor governance practices making generally poor decisions and doing nothing to serve their stakeholders.
I had an interesting experience towards the end of last year. It occurred when I visited the CEO of a prominent local sporting team to brief them about SKINS (then) forthcoming social marketing campaign around supporting LGBT individuals in the sporting environment, known as #RainbowLaces.
Does sport need its own anti-corruption agency?
I was pleased to read the report on FIFA and Human Rights from Professor John G Ruggie of Harvard University.
Time flies! It’s been one month since I’ve had time to write a few words for here because I’ve been busy working on two big projects close to my heart.
And now for something completely different…
We all have our thoughts on the five FIFA Presidential candidates. To the extent that they have a platform, they are remarkably similar and, in typical FIFA fashion, we know that the election will be contested behind closed doors. Read more here about the FIFA election, the candidates, their manifestos.