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  • YouTube sports chief rules out any bid for Premier League rights

    By Nick Harris SJA Internet Sports Writer of the Year 20 March 2012 The global head of sports content at YouTube has ruled out any bid for live rights to show Premier League football matches now or in the foreseeable future despite describing English top-flight football as “a wonderfully powerful attractor of viewers”. In an […]

  • EXCLUSIVE: Funding body Sport England kept in dark over drugs cover-up

    By Nick Harris SJA Internet Sports Writer of the Year 1 February 2012 SPORT England, the funding body that hands out taxpayers money to sports governing bodies, was kept in the dark over alleged breaches of the UK National Anti-Doping policy, Sportingintelligence can reveal  – meaning a governing body is continuing to receive a £28m […]

  • Head of Wada calls for global anti-corruption body

    By Nick Harris in Budapest 23 February 2011 David Howman, the director-general of the World Anti-Doping Agency, has today called for the establishment of a global anti-corruption agency to tackle malpractice ranging from match-fixing to institutional corruption. In a statement released at the European Union Sports Forum, which concluded today in Hungary, Howman says he […]

  • London 2012: Spies contribute to ‘safest building site in the world’

    By Nick Harris 19 December 2010 Intelligence officers from MI5 and possibly M16 too are working on secondment on the London 2012 Olympic Games project, contributing to security and anti-terrorist initiatives. Sources say some are ’embedded’ within the Olympic Park in London, working undercover, and more detail can be found in today’s ‘Inside Sport’ column […]

  • Londoners already offering their homes for rental during 2012 Olympics

    By Alexandra Willis 11 November 2010 The 2012 Olympics may be providing the capital with all sorts of new facilities, improved public transport, and an influx of tourists when London finally opens its gates to athletes and spectators in 18 months time. But for some savvy Londoners, 2012 is also proving to be an opportunity […]

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