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Archive for the category ‘SPORTS’


Winter Olympics – Forging Peace or False Dawn?
Christa Case Bryant and Michael Holtz – The Christian Science Monitor
February 19th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Despite Good Intentions, the Olympics Has Its Limits in Promoting Peace
Keith Rathbone – The Conversation
February 12th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
North Korean Athletes Arrive in South Korea for Olympics
Hyung-Jin Kim | Associated Press – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 5th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Doping Ban against 28 Russian Athletes Overturned
Al Jazeera News – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 5th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Two Koreas Will March Together at the Olympics
Agence France-Presse | PRI – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 22nd, 2018 ( No Comments »)
International Olympic Committee Bans Russia from 2018 Olympics in Political Provocation
Josh Varlin | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 11th, 2017 ( 3 Comments »)
The White Man in That Photo
Riccardo Gazzaniga - GRIOT Magazine
October 2nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on The White Man in That Photo)
The Unspoken Truth behind the Colin Kaepernick Story
Edward Curtin – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 18th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Unspoken Truth behind the Colin Kaepernick Story)
Fukushima Radiation and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Dahr Jamail | EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 24th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Fukushima Radiation and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics)
The White Man in That Photo
Riccardo Gazzaniga - GRIOT Magazine
October 3rd, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
The Olympic Games: A Metaphor for a Humanized Humanity
Leonardo Boff – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 29th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Olympic Games: A Metaphor for a Humanized Humanity)
Scottish Football Fans Fly Flag of Palestine in Match against Israeli Team
Middle East Eye Staff – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 29th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Scottish Football Fans Fly Flag of Palestine in Match against Israeli Team)
The Importance of Cheering for Caster Semenya
Lindsay Gibbs | ThinkProgress – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 22nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Importance of Cheering for Caster Semenya)
Brazil’s Uplifting Olympics
Roger Cohen – The New York Times
August 22nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Brazil’s Uplifting Olympics)
Olympic Games – More Media Show than Sports Event
Mario Osava – Inter Press Service-IPS
August 22nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Olympic Games – More Media Show than Sports Event)
The Biased Report That Led to Banning Russian Athletes
Rick Sterling - teleSUR
August 15th, 2016 ( 2 Comments »)
Olympic Executioners: Guilty Until Proven Guilty
Mark Chapman – Oriental Review
August 15th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Olympic Executioners: Guilty Until Proven Guilty)
Rio 2016: The “Olympic Ideal” and the Reality of Capitalism
Bill Van Auken | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 8th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Rio 2016: The “Olympic Ideal” and the Reality of Capitalism)
Russian Olympic Committee’s Statement in Response to the World Anti-Doping Agency Report (in English and in русский-Russian)
Russian Olympic Committee | Олимпийский комитет России – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Russian Olympic Committee’s Statement in Response to the World Anti-Doping Agency Report (in English and in русский-Russian))
The Olympics as a Tool of the New Cold War
Andrey Fomin | Oriental Review – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Olympics as a Tool of the New Cold War)
The Humiliating Practice of Sex-Testing Female Athletes
Ruth Padawer – The New York Times Magazine
July 4th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
This Chart Shows the Staggering Human Cost of Staging a World Cup in Qatar
Edwin Rios – Mother Jones
June 6th, 2016 ( Comments Off on This Chart Shows the Staggering Human Cost of Staging a World Cup in Qatar)
Blame Capitalism for Doping in Sports
Bhaskar Sunkara – Al Jazeera America
January 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Blame Capitalism for Doping in Sports)
US Imperialism and the FIFA Corruption Investigation
Chris Marsden, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 ( Comments Off on US Imperialism and the FIFA Corruption Investigation)
Washington Politicizes Football
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Washington Politicizes Football)
Palestinian Soccer Head under Fire after Withdrawing Motion to Suspend Israel from FIFA
Khaled Abu Toameh – The Jerusalem Post
June 1st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Palestinian Soccer Head under Fire after Withdrawing Motion to Suspend Israel from FIFA)
Brazil Cancels $2 Billion Contract with Israeli Security Firm for 2016 Olympics
Charlotte Silver – The Electronic Intifada
May 18th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Brazil Cancels $2 Billion Contract with Israeli Security Firm for 2016 Olympics)
After Latest Incident, Israel’s Future in FIFA Is Uncertain
Dave Zirin – The Nation
April 13th, 2015 ( Comments Off on After Latest Incident, Israel’s Future in FIFA Is Uncertain)
Modern-Day Slavery – Qatar World Cup: Migrants Wait a Year to Be Paid for Building Offices
Robert Booth, and Pete Pattisson in Doha – The Guardian
August 4th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Modern-Day Slavery – Qatar World Cup: Migrants Wait a Year to Be Paid for Building Offices)
Modern-Day Slavery – Trapped in Qatar: The Migrants Who Helped Build the ‘Tower of Football’
Robert Booth, and Pete Pattisson in Doha – The Guardian
August 4th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Modern-Day Slavery – Trapped in Qatar: The Migrants Who Helped Build the ‘Tower of Football’)
Sportswriter Dave Zirin: Prayers for the People in Boston, Baghdad and Mogadishu
Democracy NOW! – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 ( Comments Off on Sportswriter Dave Zirin: Prayers for the People in Boston, Baghdad and Mogadishu)
ON OLYMPICS, WORLD CUPS AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Am Johal – Znet
April 12th, 2010 ( Comments Off on ON OLYMPICS, WORLD CUPS AND HUMAN RIGHTS)
LET CASTER RUN!
Dave Zirin and Sherry Wolf – Znet
April 12th, 2010 ( Comments Off on LET CASTER RUN!)