Columbia International Affairs Online: Working Papers

CIAO DATE: 01/2015

Corruption and sport: building integrity to prevent abuses

September 2014

Transparency International


Sport is a global phenomenon engaging billions of people and generating annual revenues of more than US$ 145 billion. But corruption and challenges to governance threaten to undermine all the good that sport can do and joy that it brings. For Transparency International, tackling the roots of corruption in sports requires coordinated stakeholder actions. This must happen and be driven from within the sports community.