BBC Sports News Correspondent
Applying the techniques of political reporting to sports
Richard rose to prominence by shining a light on the secretive and sometimes shadowy world at the top of international sporting organisations. Now Sports News Correspondent at BBC Radio 5 Live, in this in-depth interview, he talks about applying the techniques of political reporting to sports; reveals how he secured an exclusive and rare interview with Sepp Blatter, President of FIFA, and says what he was really like, and predicts where some of the next shocking stories in the sports world will come from.
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