Jaimie Fuller: FIFA - Time for the sponsors to show some leadership

Jaimie Fuller: FIFA - Time for the sponsors to show some leadership

This FIFA stuff is the most radical story in the history of sport.

So far, 14 people have been arrested on corruption charges relating to the selection of World Cup hosts, bungs for Presidential election votes and backhanders for the placement of multi-million dollar commercial contracts.

In short, FIFA is not an organisation you’d want to be directly associated with at the moment. Or at least, you’d think not…






Nick Butler: Cricket on the radio preserving a nostalgic era of sport

Nick Butler: Cricket on the radio preserving a nostalgic era of sport

During the midst of a fairly standard Bank Holiday Weekend at insidethegames, headlined by the relative normality of several more sports announcing their withdrawal from SportAccord, our office was enlivened - or some would say dampened - by my decision to change from our normal musically-themed radio station of choice to the ball-by-ball coverage of an absorbing cricket Test Match between England and New Zealand.



Emily Goddard: My insidethegames swansong

Emily Goddard: My insidethegames swansong

There are some things that happen in life that change you forever. Time becomes a before and after and it is hard to imagine how things were prior to the event taking place. For my 30 years, I think I’ve had my fair share of these moments, mostly good, like the arrival of my two beautiful children and nephew, travelling to places such as Iceland, Bosnia and Jordan, a short stint as a roadie with a band and then there is working at insidethegames.