“We have seen enough. Now it’s time to act” — Niina Toroi wants to see more diversity and ethical decision making in sports management

“Impractical, uninteresting, ungainly, and, I do not hesitate to add, improper.” This is how Pierre de Coubertin, the father of the modern Olympic Games, described women’s sport in the late 19th century. It was a time when modern sport started to become organised. In his opinion “the solemn and periodic exaltation of male athleticism” was

10 reasons why sports mega events are increasingly hosted by authoritarian countries and not democratic western states

The most recent example of a democratic state that cancelled a bid for the Olympic Games came in November 2018 when Calgary voted against hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics. Stockholm is still bidding for those Games. It withdrew its bid for the 2022 Games and also the current bid is arguable.

Sports Journalism Director Daragh Minogue shortlisted for NCTJ award

The founder and director of the Sports Journalism programme at St Mary’s University in London, Dr Daragh Minogue, has been shortlisted for a prestigious new National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) award.  The industry training award “recognises the outstanding work of individuals, educators and employers who promote equality, diversity