FIVE QUESTIONS FOR FIFA THAT GO TO THE HEART OF INTEGRITY

5 February 2016 Comments 2

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.

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SAME OLD FIFA

29 January 2016 Comments 8

What a fascinating insight into FIFA this week has been.

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ALL IN THE FAMILY

13 January 2016 Comments 3

ALL IN THE FAMILY 

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SKINS WATERCOOLER AWARDS FOR 2015

31 December 2015 Comments 2

Another year over.

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A SAMOAN IDYLL TO RECHARGE BELIEF

11 December 2015 Comments 2

I have just had a wonderful experience that I want to share with you.

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Power of Sport

20 November 2015 Comments 3

Amongst tragic events that grab the world’s attention, such as what happened in Paris (and Beirut) last week, there are always good things that happen and good people that give solace, courage and hope. You read something, listen to something, watch something – and just say ‘wow’.

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Channeling 1984 for Seb Coe

11 November 2015 Comments 1

Oh what a tangled web.

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#LikeAGirl – standing-up for the 2%

4 November 2015 Comments 0

The Melbourne Cup is the second richest horse race in the world with prize money of about US$4.6 million and is the marquee event of the busy Spring Racing Carnival in Melbourne. In Australia, it’s known as ‘the race that stops a nation’ and even demands a public holiday in its home state of Victoria.

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WHY I LOVE THE ALL BLACKS (ALMOST) AS MUCH AS I LOVE THE WALLABIES

2 November 2015 Comments 2

I know sportsmen and women don’t like to lose, but I see the Wallabies loss to the All Blacks in Saturday’s Rugby World Cup Final as an honourable loss. Not only was it against a champion team, but the Wallabies’ quality and potential were evident throughout the tournament, as was their never-say-die attitude and improvement each game.

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FIFA continues to unravel

28 October 2015 Comments 1

I’ve spent the last few days at one of the ‘must do’ activities on the sports integrity and governance calendar – attending and speaking at the excellent biennial conference of Play the Game, part of the Institute of Sports Studies in Aarhus, Denmark.

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