Thursday October 1, 2020

Too much power with one person a disaster for sport, says Sport Ireland chief

John Treacy said that chief executives of Irish sports bodies need to be answerable to strong boards

30th October, 2016
John Treacy, chief executive, Sport Ireland Picture: Fergal Phillips

Too much power in the hands of one person running a sporting body is a recipe for disaster, according to Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy.

Treacy was speaking to The Sunday Business Post about the disappointing summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and the plans for the next four-year cycle leading up to the 2020 games in Tokyo, Japan.

Last week, details of an inquiry by Deloitte into the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) were...

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