FIFA

Sports economics

The corruption at FIFA, not to mention the blatant violation of labour standards in Qatar, show why the economic impact of global sport is everyone's business, writes Tim Harcourt. 

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The abuse of migrant workers constructing venues for Qatar's 2022 World Cup is an issue for all who love the “beautiful game”, write Justine Nolan and Bassina Farbenblum.

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FIFA's confidence that there is "no systematic doping in football" seems misplaced given the evidence from other football codes, writes Jason Mazanov.

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As the world’s sixth-largest economy and with the spotlight on it from 2014 to 2016, Brazil is now just too big for Australia to ignore, writes Tim Harcourt.

Keneally check inside

NSW Premier Kristina Keneally has donated $20,000 to a team of refugee and migrant youths who are seeking to to be part of this year's FIFA World Cup in South Africa.