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ICSS Journal Vol 2 No 1

The staging of the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the FIFA World Cup, the Commonwealth Games, the Youth Olympics and the Asian Games ensures a busy and challenging year for major sporting events. The March 2014 edition of ICSS Journal outlines the safety and security issues that host countries are likely to face when planning and running such events.

This edition also examines in detail FIFA’s reform of regulations for football agents – due to come into effect in April 2015 – which have sparked intense debate. Stakeholders and commentators offer their views on the new rules. The Journal also reviews recent technological advancements in stadia, exploring the digital security risks at play and examining how new technologies are altering the ways in which fans engage with sport.