governance

Centre for Sport and Human Rights Appoints New Directors, Incorporates as an Independent Entity in Switzerland

(Geneva, Switzerland, 8 July 2021) — The Centre for Sport and Human Rights (CSHR) today appointed a nine-person Board of Directors as it marks the transition to an independent non-profit organisation, based in Geneva.  Launched in 2018 as a subsidiary of the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), CSHR has constructed a unique governance […]

Ireland’s Horror Week in Sport: Perpetrators and Victims of the Unolympic Games

If you think FIFA is a mess, then take a look at the Olympic Council of Ireland and the International Boxing Association (AIBA). Just today the Brazilian police arrested Patrick Hickey, head of the Irish and European Olympic committees over illegal Olympic ticket sales. AIBA is in the firing line for allegations over bought judges […]

FIFA: Another Own Goal?

On 13 May at the first FIFA Congress since he was elected president of football’s world governing body, Gianni Infantino claimed FIFA was over its corruption crisis. He also announced the appointment of someone outside football as the new general secretary, Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura from Senegal, a former businesswoman who has worked in various senior posts at the […]