Emily Goddard Subeditor and reporter

Emily Goddard is a subeditor and reporter for insidethegames.biz. She has broken a number of exclusives including that News International had lost their exclusive deal with London 2012 following the phone-hacking scandal that rocked Britain in 2011, Richard Caborn's future as chairman of the Amateur Boxing Association of England was in danger, and she was also the journalist to report the first comments from the IOC following the Russian anti-gay legislation.

Emily Goddard

Recent articles by Emily

Britton and Lamdassem to defend Great Edinburgh Cross Country titles

By Mike Rowbottom

Fionnuala Britton 211212December 21 - Fionnuala Britton, who retained her European cross country title for Ireland earlier this month, and Spain's former European silver medallist Ayad Lamdassem will defend their individual titles in the annual international match between Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Team Europe and the United States at the Great Edinburgh Cross Country at Holyrood Park next month.

FINA extends Yakult deal until 2018

By Emily Goddard

yakult finaDecember 20 - FINA, the international federation for aquatic sports, has extended its Official Partner agreement with Yakult Honsha Co Ltd for a further six years, it was confirmed today.

Bin Hammam throws in the towel

By Andrew Warshaw

Mohamed Bin Hammam 171212December 17 - The most damaging scandal in the history of FIFA came to an abrupt conclusion today when Mohamed Bin Hammam dropped his long-running fight to clear his name, walking away after being banned for life by FIFA for "repeated violations" of the world governing body's code of ethics while he was head of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

Meilutytė claims Lithuania's first FINA World Short Course Championships gold

By Emily Goddard at the Sinan Erdem Arena in Istanbul

Rūta Meilutytė 141212December 13 - Lithuanian Rūta Meilutytė continued her excellent form from London 2012 where she claimed the women's 100 metres breaststroke gold medal, by winning the 50m breaststroke title – her nation's first medal in the history of the event – at the FINA World Short Course Championships here tonight.

Kerry steps up as performance director for England Hockey

By Mike Rowbottom

Danny Kerry 121212December 12 - Danny Kerry, who coached the British women's hockey team to a bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games, has been appointed as England Hockey's performance director in place of David Faulkner, who has stepped down after almost eight years in the role.