«To put things in order and stop stealing»
¹ 5-6 (2010)
It was not just a check, but efficiency audit. We analyzed conformity of expenses with legality principles, practice of budget money disposal, estimated a ratio of the spent means and results, that is also pertinent in sports. What have we revealed?
Obvious and incredible
First of all, that the government allocated enough money for Vancouver Games twice more than for the Olympic Games in Turin. Expenses for training of a national team member made 0,5 million roubles; it is comparable to expenditures of such rather
Heightened corruption risk zone. We have made one more conclusion: there was noone in Russia, who would be engaged in preparation for the Vancouver Olympic Games and was responsible for result. Preparation of sportsmen was spontaneous, and officials' impulse was directed on their own participation in the Olympic Games. What should we do? We should begin from low to put things in order and stop stealing. From year to year the same firms win the competitions. On accounts of the commercial banks working with «sports» money, there is semibillion roubles not used, the rest doesn't come back to the state budget in due time. What efficiency can we talk about? One more moment
Not a top secret at all
We have compared practice of preparation of our and Canadian sportsmen. The Vancouver program «Own the Podium» was focused directly on increasing of number of potential medallists, trainers mobilization. The Russian program was directed on support of activity of the numerous organizations, which were responsible for creation of conditions for achievement of the Olympic results. The Canadian subprogram «Top secret», which tested new techniques of sportsmen training is noteworthy also. Nobody knows
Worthy alternative to a Silicon Valley. We tried not to look back, but forward. Therefore, in the report, and in analytical note we have formulated concrete proposals. Prime minister Vladmir Putin has supported them and has charged ROC and Ministry of Sports to take into consideration. The first offer to differentiate financing of mass events and the actions connected with sports of the higher achievements. The second to distribute powers, responsibility and finance in triangle ROC the Ministry of Sports sports federations.
The third we need