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Child rights ‘invisible’ in Mega Sporting Event planning, say academics

Children are “invisible” when sports governing bodies consider the impact of Mega Sporting Events, according to research. A paper entitled ‘Mega-sporting events and children’s rights and interests – towards a better future’ has been published by Suzanne Dowse, Sacha Powell…

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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…

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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 / , , , , , , ,

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