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

Spitz hits back at Sarkozy's Olympic date comments

By Andrew Warshaw at the Doha Goals conference in Doha

mark spitzDecember 12 - American swimming icon Mark Spitz hit back today at suggestions by French President Nicolas Sarkozy that the Olympic Games should be allowed to take place  two months earlier than usual – June instead of August – if they were ever held in Qatar.

The Olympics have to go to Africa, says Coe

By Andrew Warshaw at the Doha Goals conference in Doha

Sebastian Coe 111212December 11 - London 2012 chairman Sebastian Coe claims more major sports events must be taken round the world in order to improve the infrastructure and enhance the wellbeing of fans in developing nations.

Sarkozy weighs in on winter Qatar 2022 World Cup debate

By Andrew Warshaw at the Doha Goals conference in Doha

Nicolas Sarkozy doha goals1December 11 - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy added his voice to the growing calls to switch the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup to the winter when he made his first public speaking appearance since May today by addressing the conference here.

Qatar 2022 updates FIFA on World Cup plans

By Andrew Warshaw in Doha

q22 fifa meetingDecember 10 - Senior officials from the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee (Q22) – organisers of the World Cup in 10 years' time – have met here with FIFA to update football's world governing body on strategy and infrastructure plans.

Bin Hammam to attend Council of Europe FIFA meeting

By Andrew Warshaw

Mohamed Bin Hammam 4444December 9 - Mohamed Bin Hammam, still suspended from world football pending possible fresh sanctions after FIFA-appointed prosecutors completed their inquiry into alleged malpractice by the former head of Asian football, is set to make a rare public appearance in Europe.