• 06.06.2002 /
    One of FIFA's leading officials is implicated in the latest ticketing scandal to hit the World Cup Finals.
  • 04.04.2002 /
    The stage-managed meeting next month at which Sepp Blatter intends to hold on to his position as the head of world football is today exposed as the sham it threatens to be.
  • 12.03.2002 /
    The situation in East Africa shows that FIFA grants have a hand in wrangling between federations and Governments. It has become a curse of soccer development in the region.
  • 06.03.2002 /
    The Norwegian professor, Hans B. Skaset, identifies 11 trends in the development of sport and predicts that in the future sport will be privatised, disengaged from its values and anti-doping has been made obsolete by gene technology.
  • 19.02.2002 /
    Rarely do financial mismanagement in sports bodies in Africa attract the attention of international watchdogs. However, in their Global Corruption Report of 2001, Transparency International reported how KFF has misused millions of shillings in the name of developing Kenya's number one sport.
  • 19.02.2002 /
    AFTER years of insecurity perpetrated by elements of defeated Interahamwe militiamen of former President Juvenal Habyarimana, Rwanda has been on an ambitious programme to build her image. Perturbed by the 1994 genocide where at least one million people are believed to have died after Hutus and Tutsis clashed, the Paul Kagame-led administration has succeeded in using sports as an essential vehicle to unite their people and build the country's image.
  • 04.02.2002 /
    The debate about who are better - local or foreign coaches -  has for long been a hot topic on the African continent. Robert Muggaga lists the achievements of both foreign and African coaches and concludes that African coaches have achieved more success managing their teams than expatriates.
  • 04.02.2002 /
    The world game of football is obviously the most popular sport in Uganda and the world over, bringing together a myriad of tribes, people of different religion and political beliefs.

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