New laws to crack down on sporting bodies after Rio scandal
O’Donovan: ‘the cost of receiving public money is 100 per cent probity and 100 per cent compliance’
Minister of State for Sport Patrick O’Donovan has pledged to bring in new legislation to tighten up the controls on state-funded sporting bodies.
It comes after the Olympics ticket scandal, which is the subject of both a Brazilian police investigation and a state investigation. O’Donovan said he wanted to see greater transparency among state-funded sporting bodies.
“The cost of receiving public money is 100 per cent probity and 100 per cent...
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