Governance

  • 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.
  • 03.03.2006 /
    The need for better governance in the sports community will once again come to the forewhen a new sports conference initiative, Campus 2006, takes place in London on 29-30 March.
  • 09.12.2005 /
    The Volleygate affair has taken a new and surprising turn. The former Secretary General of the International Volleyball Federation, Jean-Pierre Seppey, has launched a head-on attack on his former employers. He demands damages of 4,8 million Swiss Francs and has published a 22 page document which details mismanagement and abuse of authority at FIVB.
  • 10.11.2005 /
    The former general secretary of FIFA, Michel Zen-Ruffinen, today wrapped up the Play the Game conference by stating that international sport organisations need new rules or structures in order to counter corruption and improve governance.

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