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.
It has been nearly 30 years since a previously unheralded Finnish policeman named Lasse Viren burst onto the scene in Munich at the 1972 Olympics, winning two gold medals and setting a new world record for 10,000 meters.
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.