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Ban of Russian Olympic Team: Cold War at its "Best"!
The West is using both old and new tactics to demonize and discredit all of its opponents, in what is becoming a new Cold War.
Beyond a Boundary - 50th anniversary
This year marks the 50th anniversary of CLR James’ wonderful, groundbreaking work Beyond a Boundary. Beyond a Boundary blends politics and memoir, history and journalism, biography and reportage, in a...
The Biased Report that led to Banning Russians at the Olympics
Canadian lawyer Richard Mclaren's report infuenced the World Anti-Doping Agency to call for the banning of all Russian athletes from the Rio Games.
Boycott BP's Baku games
Baku, the oil capital of Azerbaijan, is set to host the 2015 European games. However, it's not just fun and games in this city. Azerbaijan is a country famous for oppressing freedom of speech, abusing...
Fifty years ago, Cassius Clay ‘shook up the world’ by winning the heavyweight title – and
The victory of the underdog who became Muhammad Ali – and how it wasn't just sport's hierarchies that were rocked by it. On the night of February 25, 1964, the 22 year old Cassius Clay defeated the su...
Going for Gold: A History of Olympic Controversies
While the Olympics serve to contribute to mutual understanding and finding commonality in difference, from its inception as a religious festival in ancient Greece to the huge celebrations in the twent...
International Workers' Olympiads
International Workers' Olympiads were an international sporting event arranged between 1925 and 1937 by Socialist Workers' Sport International (SASI). It was an organisation supported by social democr...
Olympic torch stokes warm pride and fiery protest among aboriginals
Globe and Mail
Differing opinions between aboriginal groups towards the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and Torch Relay.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - August 13, 2016
Sports and Politics
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Sports and politics have always been intertwined, though perhaps never as much so as in the current era. In the modern sports era, survival and success depend largely on the favour of corporations, wh...
Red Sport International
The International Association of Red Sports and Gymnastics Associations, commonly known as Red Sport International (RSI) or Sportintern was a Comintern-supported international sports organization esta...
Russia misses out while former drug cheats take their place in Rio
While Russia’s track and field team, including athletes with no doping history, sit out the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, there's a host of athletes who will be allowed to compete in Brazil despite having h...
Socialist Workers' Sport International
Socialist Workers' Sport International (German: Sozialistische Arbeitersport Internationale, SASI) was an international socialist sporting organisation, based in Lucerne. It was founded in 1920, and c...
Sports & Games Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to sports and games in the Sources directory for the media.
The White Man in That Photo
Gazzaniga, Riccardo; Dieffenbach, Alexa Combs
Films For Action
Sometimes photographs deceive. Take this one, for example. It represents John Carlos and Tommie Smith's rebellious gesture the day they won medals for the 200 meters at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mex...
The World Cup and the Corporatization of Soccer
Huge global sporting contests, their boosters promise, will transform the nature of the host country. The billions South Africa poured into hosting the World Cup were touted by some as a form of devel...
Exploding The Myths of Pro Hockey
Cruise, David; Griffins, Alison
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