Grit Hartmann is a German investigative journalist, who specializes in sports politics and doping and in contemporary German history.
In the last 20 years, she has published several books, for instance a ground-breaking work on East German Sport ("Goldkinder", 1997). The last one dealt with the reality and the mistakes of Germany's unification policy "Vorwärts und Vergessen", 2009).
Grit works for TV, mostly for "sport inside" - ARD/WDR, and for several German newspapers.
Presentations at Play the Game conferences:
The weightlifter's burden - the curious case of IWF's vanished billions - Play the Game 2013
Play the Game
With the old guard down the rabbit hole
A vote of no confidence in the Court of Arbitration for Sport
The secretive life of the Court of Arbitration for Sport
FBI and Swiss police dig into weightlifting scandal, while IOC is undecided
Weightlifting: When cleaners come with dirty hands
Who will benefit from the most expensive World Cup ever?
IWF president under suspicion of financial mismanagement