• 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.
  • 13.10.2006 /
    Time has come to form a global coalition for good governance in sport based on the model of WADA. So says Jens Sejer Andersen, director of Play the Game, who launched the idea in a speech at the recent conference “Play Fair with Sport” organised by UEFA and the Council of Europe.
  • 10.10.2006 /
    Cambodia has elected a new president of its national Olympic Committee to replace Prince Norodom Ranariddh who is accused of squandering the committee’s money on five star hotels. Earlier this year the country’s Prime Minister Hun Sen decided that the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports should supervise sport in the country, not the Olympic Committee.
  • 10.10.2006 /
    The International Federation of Beach Volley and Volleyball Associations (FIABVB) has announced the dates for the 1st FIABVB friendship and solidarity congress where the founding of a new volleyball world federation to rival the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) will take place. It will take place in Denmark on 25-26 November 2006.
  • 20.09.2006 /
    Critics of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) are moving forwards with plans for a new international volleyball federation. In late November a founding congress will take place in Copenhagen for the new federation whose main purpose is to clean up the FIVB and rid it of its current leadership.
  • 08.09.2006 /
    In Nigeria, the football association has elected Abdullahi Sanni Lulu as its new chairman under the watchful eye of FIFA secretary general Urs Linsi. On the surface all seems well, but in this background analysis by Olykayode Thomas from the Nigerian Guardian it turns out the elections were fixed. In fact, the analysis was written a week before the election and still predicted the outcome with great accuracy. See how one man – Amos Adamu, a director in the Ministry of Sports and Social Development – directs affairs in the NFA and holds the media in the palm of his hand.
  • 08.09.2006 /
    Governance in sport is making its way onto the political agenda in Europe. At the end of September politicians from Europe and the Russian State Duma will meet with a wide range of sports actors to discuss the future of sport in Europe at a conference called “Play Fair With Sport.”
  • 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.

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