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FIFA Turmoil Presents An Opportunity To Reform Organization
Published May 16, 2011
TIME FOR CHANGE: The FINANCIAL TIMES wrote cricket and soccer “must reform their governance structure.” Sports governance reform “is not impossible.” The IOC “has achieved it.” Two “immediate steps could easily be implemented: presidents of global sports bodies should be restricted to two four-year terms in office, and organizations such as FIFA should have independent, international boards of directors enforcing transparency and accountability” (FINANCIAL TIMES, 5/14).