The grassroots sport sector: An Olympic Games “party killer” or voice of reason?

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Comment by ISCA President Mogens Kirkeby: I sincerely hope the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will be a peaceful event, a great show and a good party for the participants, the Brazilians and the guests of the country. The Olympic Games is a big party – and an expensive party, of course. The […]

As the world’s spotlight turns to the Rio Olympics, don’t underestimate grassroots sport’s diplomatic power

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For ISCA President Mogens Kirkeby, the release of Sport and Citizenship’s journal on Sport and Diplomacy comes at a timely moment in sport, when the world’s focus will turn to its biggest elite sport spectacle, the Olympic Games, this Friday. “We are heading towards the biggest (and most expensive) celebration of elite sport – the summer Olympics […]