Governance

  • 24.08.2006 /
    Ismail Bhamjee, the FIFA executive member exposed by a newspaper for selling tickets for World Cup matches at three times their nominal value, has now lost all his positions in African and international football.
  • 24.08.2006 /
    A Swedish anti-doping organisation has lost its director, former athlete Sven Nylander, after Nylander was picked up by the police for sniffing cocaine. A serious problem for the organisation Ren Idrott - Clean Sport - whose main working method is to make examples of top athletes who say no to doping.
  • 26.05.2006 /
    Since Nigeria failed to qualify for the World Cup in Germany, the country’s soccer politics has been marked by all the features of a bad crime novel and now is at risk of being banned from FIFA.
  • 09.05.2006 /
    Mario Goijman is one Argentinean who dislikes corruption and dishonesty. His strong conviction that sport leaders should act as role models has led him to a three year long battle against giants in the world of sport.
  • 07.04.2006 /
    A wide-ranging set of "Legal prerequisites for new candidates to the FIVB president" combined with the FIVB Constitution seem to make it next to impossible to challenge Ruben Acosta for the presidency of the International Volleyball Federation. So the campaign of former secretary-general Jean Pierre Seppey may have ended before it began and the prospects of other candidates emerging seem bleak.
  • 15.03.2006 /
    After his acquittal of charges of forgery, ex-secretary general Jean-Pierre Seppey announced his intentions of taking over the presidency of the International Volleyball Federation from the Mexican Ruben Acosta.
  • 10.03.2006 /
    Nobody sees it, nobody knows and Ruben Acosta takes the money. So are the accusations of Mario Goijman. The defence demands an end to this "game of vindictiveness."
  • 09.03.2006 /
    President Ruben Acosta and former secretary general Jean-Pierre Seppey deny any responsibility for the manipulation of the 2000 annual report for the International Volleyball Federation.

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