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British MPs give sports whistleblowers a voice

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London (AFP) – Sports bodies are “massively lacking” when it comes to addressing the concerns of whistleblowers, says a lawmaker who helped expose failings at the Football Association and within British cycling.

Damian Collins, chairman of the Commons digital, culture, media and sports parliamentary committee, told AFP that people often find it necessary to go outside their sport to get their voices heard.

British MPs give sports whistleblowers a voice

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London (AFP) – Sports bodies are “massively lacking” when it comes to addressing the concerns of whistleblowers, says a lawmaker who helped expose failings at the Football Association and within British cycling.

Damian Collins, chairman of the Commons digital, culture, media and sports parliamentary committee, told AFP that people often find it necessary to go outside their sport to get their voices heard.

corruption

From Sepp with Love

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During the recent FIFA committee meeting in Hungary, among other things discussed, was the stance that FIFA should be more transparent and reduce corruption. "Hooray," said Sepp. "But don't make it too transparent or any less corrupt." Several of the topics discussed was an age limit on committee members, background checks on all senior members and create a hotline for whistleblowers (like

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As PSSI, So Is FIFA

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The words below come from the Guardian and apply to FIFA. They also apply to Indonesia.
Undermined by whistleblowers within and dogged by corruption claims, can football's world body really go ahead with a presidential election when it is so badly in need of reform?

Fake Italians

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June 20, 2010

Nelspruit, Mpumalanga



Father's Day with family on the road to Italy-New Zealand. It doesn't get any better than this! There are six of us in the van, including Ignazio and Marco just in from Rome. We are all rigorously decked out in Italy jerseys. With Igna at the wheel, we leave Joburg around 9am.

Fake Italians

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June 20, 2010

Nelspruit, Mpumalanga



Father's Day with family on the road to Italy-New Zealand. It doesn't get any better than this! There are six of us in the van, including Ignazio and Marco just in from Rome. We are all rigorously decked out in Italy jerseys. With Igna at the wheel, we leave Joburg around 9am.

Every Little Cartel Helps

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Welcome to the wild, wacky and wicked world of shareholder capitalism.
There are clear parallels between the cartels governing the English football industry and those covering other areas of the economy. These criminalised networks contort the system to the benefit of big business and to the inevitable detriment of everybody else.

The Incentives Of Sporting Corruption

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Everybody has got a price.
According to our own individual and hidden agendas, shareholder capitalism enforces that we all set proprietary thresholds relating to our employment and consultancy choices, our environmental footprint and our degree of competitiveness in the workplace. Some people also set proprietary benchmarks relating to the use of inside information, bribery, kickbacks, corruption, criminality and coercion.

The Swindler, Some Racists, Slave Traders And Mark Halsey

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"I'm a professional. I am 100% right".
So said referee Mark Halsey yesterday to Ipswich manager Jim Magilton after making a sending off decision that was, in fact, 100% wrong. However, the man is most certainly a professional...
There are two fundamental factors that allow corruption to occur in a financial marketplace.

The Rest

What An Incredible Fluke XXIII!

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For the live BBC tv match between Barnsley and West Ham United this afternoon, the PGMOB selected Anthony Bates to referee.

Mr Bates has officiated West Ham games twice this season.

The first the Hammers won 1-0 against Peterborough via a penalty.
The second the Hammers won 2-1 against Nottingham Forest via 2 penalties.

More Juicy Scandal

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A story doing the rounds at the moment, well over the last couple of days, revolves around allegations that some Indonesian players conspired to 'throw' the AFF Cup Final 1st leg in KL.
I first heard allegations a couple of weeks ago and was given the identity of the players involved but as is policy I left it.

Soul Searching

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I am very much my parents' child. I look a lot like my father, and I have my mother's enthusiasm. When we get into something, we tend to go all-out. At one point, she bought a bird, enjoyed it, bought a second and started breeding them; pretty soon she had 13 of the little buggers, of different breeds, all over the house (and guess who got cleanup duty when they went on vacation?