SBP Editorial: Better governance in sport is needed more than ever

28th August, 2016

Investment in sport is not the same as an investment in shares of a company or in government or corporate bonds. Sport produces non-material returns on investment that the stock market doesn’t.

Nevertheless, the taxpayer stumps up a large amount of money every year for sport. Last year, Ireland spent €126 million on sport, with €47 million of that going to Sport Ireland, the body responsible for distributing and policing the money given...

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