Brazil’s war among its rival football (soccer) spectators; will violence impact the World Cup?

By Ronald Z. Carvalho, Precise Advisory Senior Consultant Olympics in Sochi in February. FIFA World Cup in Brazil in June. Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. It’s a busy time for the sports world.  With just months to go before the 2014 FIFA World Cup, here is the latest post from Precise Advisory Group’s.. read more →

Again…Performance Enhancing Drugs & Sports

By Jill Pilgrim, a sports lawyer and co-founder of Precise Advisory Group Are you getting tired of hearing about performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) and the next famous athlete – Ben Johnson, Mark McGuire, Marion Jones, Lance Armstrong, Alex Rodriguez, etc. – who denies allegations of doping, only to be proved a liar?  Did you see.. read more →

Pilgrim recently presented at FIFA/INTERPOL Integrity in Sport Workshop in Bogota, Colombia

MIAMI, Dec. 4, 2013 — Jill Pilgrim, co-founder and principal of Precise Advisory Group, recently served as a presenter in a FIFA/INTERPOL Integrity in Sport Workshop in Bogota, Colombia. This was her second time participating in the workshop series; she presented during a similar program earlier this year in Salvador, Brazil.  The Integrity in Sport workshop.. read more →

Lending a hand to teach good governance practices and to stress integrity in sport

By Jill Pilgrim, a sports lawyer and co-founder of Precise Advisory Group Traveling the world and meeting new people is one of life’s special treats.  Traveling the world to share one’s accumulated legal and business experience working within the worldwide sports industry is the ideal work experience.  Thus, I am grateful to the Fédération Internationale.. read more →

Sports veteran Lori Williams joins Precise Advisory Group

MIAMI, Oct. 31, 2013 – Precise Advisory Group, a business and legal strategy advisory group to the sports industry, has added sports veteran Lori Williams to its roster of advisors. Williams is a former NCAA executive who will support Precise Advisory’s work creating, executing, and providing strategic planning insight for innovative and effective sports programs.. read more →

Precise Advisory Group adds personnel, expands expertise

MIAMI, Sept. 11, 2013 –Precise Advisory Group, a business and legal strategy advisory group to the sports industry, has expanded its team of professionals and its service offerings available to clients.  Noted sports practitioner Michael L. Buckner is the newest advisor with Precise Advisory Group, while Nelson Bobb, Robert Mathner and Justin Sievert have been.. read more →

Will Brazil be ready for the World Cup in 2014?

By Ronald Z. Carvalho, Precise Advisory Senior Consultant Throughout the next several months, Precise Advisory Group’s Ronald Carvalho from Brazil will share some in-country perspectives and insights into the preparation and planning – and challenges – of his country’s staging of two of the world’s biggest sporting events: the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016.. read more →

The Sports Court System in Brazil

By William N. Irvine, Jill Pilgrim and Olavo F. Bernardes Everybody knows that Brazilians take soccer – futebol — very seriously! Brazil is the winningest nation in FIFA World Cup history, a tournament it has won a record five times.  Brazil has produced some of soccer’s most distinguished athletes, namely; Rivaldo, Ronaldinho, Cafu, Carlos, Garrincha,.. read more →

Is good governance the cure to corruption in sports? By Jill Pilgrim

Most American sports fans would eschew the notion of a corruption issue in the sports that they are exposed to.  Some may know a few isolated sports corruption scandals in the U.S., but many probably have not noticed the proliferation of news reports on allegations outside the USA of corruption and match-fixing in the sport.. read more →

Pilgrim, Precise Advisory Group presented at INTERPOL/FIFA workshop

MIAMI, April 23, 2013 – Jill Pilgrim, co-founder and principal of Precise Advisory Group, recently served as a presenter in an INTERPOL workshop in Salvador, Brazil. The Integrity in Sport workshop is part of the global INTERPOL/FIFA Training, Education and Prevention Initiative that was created to tackle match fixing and corruption in soccer.  Pilgrim has decades.. read more →