The staging of professional sports events is deeply political. It’s only when someone breaks character that we notice it.
Posts Tagged: football
With its huge advertising budget, the Pentagon's turning war into just another game.
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.
Football fan clubs have played an unexpectedly powerful political role in Egypt's revolutionary path.
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.