It is not often that a member of the IOC gets invited to a conference organized by the media, or, if invited, is prepared to accept. So, if I occasionally sound like Daniel in the lion's den, I hope you will forgive me.
The head of research at the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI), Sandro Donati (photo), recounts his personal story about twenty years of fighting against doping in Italian and international sport. An unbelievable story which nevertheless is true.
The media must assume the role of a sports policeman in order to eradicate the unjust practices that are denying women their rightful place in the community of sport, says Carol Garos, Secretary General of The African Women in Sport Association.
Sport reporters Jens Weinreich and Thomas Kistner review the strange ways television rights are sold in FIFA, president Blatter's election in 1998 and the circumstances around the selection of Germany as host for the World Cup 2006.
In 1989 football games for players of Kosovar origin was driven underground by Serbian police. In the period until 1998 Kosova had more than 130 football clubs and more than 10.000 footballers, who played all their games in secret, tells journalist Driton Lafiti.