Andrew Jennings redefined sports journalism and exposed corruption in the Olympics and football

Renowned journalist Andrew Jennings, who exposed corruption in the highest levels of sport, died recently. We bring you a discussion on his legacy and the challenges before sports journalists today

January 17, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

Andrew Jennings, the British investigative journalist who exposed corruption in FIFA and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), died recently at the age of 78. Siddharth Saxena, senior sports journalist with the Times of India who collaborated with Jennings on a couple of stories, talks to NewsClick’s Siddhanth Aney and Leslie Xavier about Jennings’ work, his perspective on journalism, and how covering sport has changed over the past decades.