Time To Fix Structure of Sports Federations

Image: Members of the various national sports federations in closed session. (Photo: Anthony De Beauville)

I always loved this fairytale when I was growing up, “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” It’s such a wonderful metaphor for situations in life in which one person sees things one way and another person doesn’t see it at all. But even before I commence what I am about to write about our national sports federations and their respective structures, allow me to commend Fair Helen’s sons and daughters in sports.