Lars Jørgensen

Lars Jørgensen was born in 1961. He graduated from the Danish School of Journalism in 1987. Since then, he has worked for B.T., Greenland’s Radio, Denmark’s Radio (DR), Ekstra Bladet, the journal ‘Journalisten’, and Politiken. His main focus is the Olympic Games and the IOC. He has covered the sport of sailing since 1999 from i.e. the Olympics in Sydney and America’s Cup in Auckland and Valencia. Author of the books: “Sømænd af verden – danske drømme om America’s Cup” from 2007 ”Frederik og Flammen – Prinsen der ville lege med den Olympiske ild” from 2009 Nominated for the prestigious Danish Journalism Award ”Cavlingprisen” in 1999 and 2000

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Sexual abuse in football: Presidential predators and pedophile child molesters

• This article was originally published by PlaytheGame on 27 May 2021. Click here for the original. • An outside investigation of sexual abuse of female football players in Afghanistan forced FIFA to adopt measures to protect children. But human rights experts argue that the self-professed football family is...


The character assassination of an anti-doping advocate

• How highly did the Russian sports authorities value the presumption of innocence as a legal principle when they decided to sack Yuriy Ganus, the former Director General of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency? Not much as Ganus demonstrates in his written comments to the audit report that was used...

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