The FIFA World Cup Inquiry: A landmark learning day for sports governance?

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Friday, 14 November 2014 By Kevin Carpenter

In terms of sports governance, the 13 November 2014 was certainly a day to remember. The media became ablaze with widespread condemnation by various stakeholders in sport of FIFA’s Summary(references to specific paragraphs in brackets) of the report of the enquiry into the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup Bidding Process prepared by the Investigatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee (‘FEC’), led by the Investigatory Chamber’s Chairman Michael J. Garcia.

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Kevin Carpenter

Kevin Carpenter

Kevin is a advisor and member of the editorial board for LawInSport, having previously acted as editor. In his day-to-day work he has two roles: as the Principal for his own consultancy business Captivate Legal & Sports Solutions, and Special Counsel for Sports Integrity at leading global sports technology and data company Genius Sports.

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