EU: Time To End Autonomy For Sports Feds Falling Shy Of ‘Highest ethical standards’

Europe to put pressure on sports federations. At the EU Sports Forum, Jen Sejer Andersen, international director of Play the Game, the anti-corruption body, says that the scandal and corruption engulfing sport is “not an unwanted side-effect” but the “built-in business model of modern sport since the 1970s… It goes much beyond FIFA and personal greed. Less than one third of sports organisations make accounts public, very few have term limits and there are no internal checks or integrity checks”

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Europe to put pressure on sports federations. At the EU Sports Forum, Jen Sejer Andersen, international director of Play the Game, the anti-corruption body, says that the scandal and corruption engulfing sport is “not an unwanted side-effect” but the “built-in business model of modern sport since the 1970s… It goes much beyond FIFA and personal greed. Less than one third of sports organisations make accounts public, very few have term limits and there are no internal checks or integrity checks”

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