Live from Leaders: Saudi Newcastle takeover & Gulf states buying clubs; Olympics challenges & ethics, impact of FIFA's plans on the Games & technological changes in sport
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Episode 37 of Sport Unlocked - a special edition of the podcast dissecting the week's sports news issues recorded live in front of an audience at the Leaders Week sport business conference at Twickenham Stadium.
Rob Harris and Martyn Ziegler were joined by a series of guests on October 7, 2021:
- Saudis buy Newcastle: As the takeover was going through, former Premier League general secretary Nic Coward and Lee Wellings, a broadcaster and author, dissected the governance, moral and sporting implications of another state-funded buyout of a Premier League club.
- Olympic champion Angela Ruggiero came on stage to be questioned on serving on the IOC's ethics board, human rights concerns about Beijing 2022 Games, impact of FIFA's World Cup plans on the Olympics, technological changes in sport
- Send any questions to the team on Twitter @SportUnlocked
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