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Stories about Sport

29 May 2015

Too Soon to Joke About FIFA Arrests? Not in the Caribbean!

There was also a video featuring a popular local puppet as he spent a night in jail with Jack Warner, a Trinidadian former FIFA vice president who was indicted.

‘FIFA Is Imploding': Surprise Arrests Hit FIFA Top Officials Ahead of Friday Election

The football organization votes for president on Friday. On Twitter, leading football figures and sports officials weighed in on the FIFA arrest scandal using the hashtag #FIFAArrests.

28 April 2015

Is Mexico’s National Game a Beloved Sport or Animal Cruelty?

Is charrería an expression of Mexican folklore or an abusive practice against animals?

27 April 2015

The Beginning of a New Era for Bangladesh Cricket

"Congrats to Bangladesh on a comprehensive series win against Pakistan. They are growing in confidence since the World Cup."

26 April 2015

Late Author Eduardo Galeano Saw Something Deeply Profound in Soccer

The Uruguayan writer was one of the first in Latin America to dare to muse on the nature of the game known as the opium of the people.

1 April 2015

Australia Takes Cricket World Cup in Tame Final Match With New Zealand

Australia won a clear victory over New Zealand in the final of the Cricket World Cup 2015.

31 March 2015

Kazakhstan Ponders 2026 World Cup Bid

"Everyone saw how the Brazilians cried in 2014. In 2026 we might as well hang ourselves."

18 March 2015

Wife of a Former World Champion Speaks Out in Bahrain: ‘He Was Arrested for Buying Cigarettes and Milk’

Former Bahraini gold medal holder in Brazilian jujitsu Mohamed Mirza was sentenced to 10 years in prison "for going out to buy cigarettes and milk," tweets his wife.

7 March 2015

Why the Roof of the World is Covered in S**t

Foreign climbers and Nepalese authorities share the blame for a famous mountain covered in different kinds of debris, including lots of the human kind.

2 March 2015

Spanish Football Fans Sing Chants that Justify Violence Against Women

"Go Rubén Castro! It wasn't your fault. She was a whore. You did good!"

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