Jose ‘Peping’ Cojuangco Jr. is the past in the Philippine Olympic Committee. Ricky Vargas is the present. Lars Andersson tells the story about how a National Olympic Committee president tainted by corruption allegations eventually got ousted. But what change will it bring to the large country with a troubled sports system?
The North American bid has taken clear lead in front of Morocco’s before the FIFA decision on the World Cup 2026 hosting. For weighty financial and political reasons, FIFA seems strongly in favour of an American world cup.