IOC, national governments and the autonomy of sport: An uneasy relationship

Published 23 December 2013 By: Kevin Carpenter

Soon after taking office as the new President of the International Olympic Committee (‘the IOC’), Thomas Bach gave a speech to the United Nations General Assembly on 6 November 2013, the crux of which was that there was a need for all governments around the world to protect the autonomy of sports organisations.


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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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