I’ve already written about the battle for gay rights gearing up to happen at the Sochi Olympics, and it’s right this should be our primary focus. LGBT Russians are in trouble and need our support. Vladimir Putin, I argued, has inadvertently given the world a perfect opportunity to do so.
It now looks as though this [...]
Despotism is harder than it looks.
While dictators needn’t trouble themselves with public opinion, they’re still obliged to keep up some sort of false front in order to keep the whole show on the road. A regime like Iran’s, for example, is only saved from total international pariah status by its ability to depict itself as [...]
Poignant tribute song reminds us of the beautiful game’s fickle nature… and puts superstar tantrums into perspective.
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A year on from the 2012 Olympics, a return to London and a return of the nerves, but for very different reasons
A year on from the Olympics, Team GB athlete Peter Bakare returns to London to attend a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace…
I’m hyped, I’m excited and I’m in my Team GB gear. The national anthem is being played and I have my team mates around me, what more can you expect from normal game day [...]
Anthony Knockaert’s dive in the box, followed by his penalty miss and Watford’s late winner, smacked of a beautiful natural justice.
After Britain’s resounding success at the Summer Olympics, commentators confidently predicted a huge surge in sports participation in the UK. It seems this might have been a bit premature.
A boy from Afghanistan born without arms has revealed his desire to one day compete in the Olympics.
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