Rick Sterling Andy Brown

Rick Sterling is a retired aerospace engineer who now writes about international issues. He can be reached at [email protected]. Andy Brown has been writing about the governance of sport for over 15 years. Prior to working on the Sports Integrity Initiative, he was the editor of World Sports Law Report for eight years. He has also worked for the Press Association and has written for numerous trade magazines. He has also created, chaired and spoken at numerous conferences on the business of sport, and produced the Sports Law Show for iSportConnect TV.

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Features 19/08/2016

Banning Paralympic athletes to bash Russia

There is an ugly anti-Russian mood in various Rio Olympic venues. When the Russian swimmers entered the pool for the 4x100m Freestyle team event, they were loudly booed. When the Russian team barely lost 3rd place, the announcer happily announced that Russia had been “kept off the medal stand”....

Features 04/08/2016

New Cold War at the Olympics

With the Rio Summer Olympics starting tomorrow, there is a huge controversy about Russian participation. On the basis of a report by Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren (the ‘McLaren Report’), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has recommended the banning of all Russian athletes from the Rio Games. Before his report was...

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