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Remembering Rio: ‘In our city, there was no legacy’

One year ago this week the 2016 Rio Olympics began. Sadly for many of the city’s poorer people – especially the young – what should have been a joyous celebration came at a terrible cost. Throughout this week, in a…

09/08/2017 / , , , , ,

Remembering Rio: ‘My family and my community were violated’

One year ago this week the 2016 Rio Olympics began. Sadly for many of the city’s poorer people – especially the young – what should have been a joyous celebration came at a terrible cost. Throughout this week, in a…

07/08/2017 / , , , , , ,

Remembering Rio: ‘People’s lives came second to the Olympics’

One year ago this week the 2016 Rio Olympics began. Sadly for many of the city’s poorer people – especially the young – what should have been a joyous celebration came at a terrible cost. Throughout this week, in a…

05/08/2017 / , , , , ,

How can sport governing bodies emerge from crisis of confidence?

It has been a sobering few years for the international governing bodies responsible for the delivery of mega sporting events. From the withdrawal of numerous cities bidding to stage the Olympics because of the costs involved, to ongoing controversies over…

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FIFA: Fan survey shows marginal increase in trust

A global survey of football fans has shown that trust in FIFA has marginally improved under new President Gianni Infantino – but that world football’s governing body still faces a huge task to transform its tarnished reputation. Transparency International and…

27/02/2017 / , , , , , , ,

Major steps taken… but next comes accountability

Mega Sporting Event organisers have taken major steps forward recently in addressing concerns over human rights, but “implementation and accountability” will be the next hurdles. That was the clear message from Terre des Hommes General Secretary Ignacio Packer at the Peace…

24/11/2016 / , , , , , , ,

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