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

London 2012 Olympic construction generated £7.3 billion

By Emily Goddard

london 2012 constructionNovember 15 - Construction of London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic venues injected £7.3 billion ($11.6 billion/€9.1 billion) in to the British economy, according to an independent report commissioned by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

Gullit calls for Qatar to host winter World Cup in 2022

By Tom Degun at the Aspire Dome in Doha

Ruud GullitNovember 14 - Dutch football legend Ruud Gullit has become the latest high profile figure in the sport to call for the FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar to be held in the winter to avoid the searing summer desert temperatures.

World Taekwondo Federation nominated for Peace and Sport Award

By Emily Goddard

Niger WTF_Peace_Corps_01-11-12November 2 - The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has made the shortlist for the International Sports Federation of the Year award at the Peace and Sport International Forum in Sochi for the outstanding contribution to communities in developing nations made by its global Peace Corps initiative.