Governance

  • 27.11.2006 /
    With boundless energy and speaking non-stop in three different languages Jean-Pierre Seppey, president of the new volleyball federation FIABVB, held the attention throughout the founding congress even though the room was full of people with whom he had fought bitterly during his time as secretary general of the FIVB.
  • 27.11.2006 /
    The new international volleyball federation does not only face hard resistance from the old one, but must overcome challenges on the inside in order to present a real alternative, Play the Game’s director writes in this editorial comment.
  • 20.11.2006 /
    In Kenya, the Kenya Premier League has reconfirmed its commitment to ensure corruption-free football and continue its league matches. It happens in the face of continued political pressure on the clubs and the attempt to establish another football league under the auspices of the caretaker committee that has replaced the Kenya Football Federation.
  • 20.11.2006 /
    In spite of continued manipulation with public information and many unanswered questions about corruption, it seems that the president of The International Volleyball Federation, Ruben Acosta, has gained some ground in his fight against the group of expelled or retired volleyball officials who call for founding an alternative volleyball federation in Copenhagen on 25-26 November.
  • 20.11.2006 /
    A big part of the congress of the international volleyball federation (FIVB) was dedicated to an attack on FIVB’s former secretary general Jean-Pierre Seppey who served Acosta in the period 2001-2005 but now is appointed by the opposition group to spearhead its work.
  • 08.11.2006 /
    About a month after having posted a joint and quite strongly worded letter to European Commissioner Jan Figel, the tone from FIFA and the IOC seems to soften a bit.
  • 07.11.2006 /
    The ongoing drama in Kenyan football took yet another twist this Monday when Kenya’s Football Federation (KFF) and Kenya Premier League (KPL) announced an agreement of collaboration aiming to reinstate order in Kenyan football and relieve the country of its suspension from FIFA.
  • 03.11.2006 /
    A week after FIFA’s decision to suspend Kenya from international football, the Kenyan government cracks down hard on clubs as well as individuals in Kenyan football.

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