For the Korean diaspora, international sporting events are a small but symbolically potent exercise in Korean reunification.
Posts Tagged: soccer
Thousands of poor Brazilians were evicted from their homes to build multimillion-dollar World Cup stadiums that may never be used again. Now Brazilians are fighting back.
Chagossian soccer players hope to leverage the World Cup into passage home to the Chagos islands, from which they were evicted by the U.S. and British.
Forced evictions are happening throughout Brazil in advance of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics, exacerbating the country's growing inequality.
Soccer's big event is about to begin in South Africa. It's time to root for your favorite team...and for Africa.
Africa is getting its first World Cup this year. But not everyone in Cape Town is enthusiastic.