The day before the opening ceremonies, the men followed the women with the [start of their Olympic soccer tournament... →]
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When do doping controls in sport go overboard? When they [ruin the very spirit of the competitions they are designed to protect... →]
La Liga might be brought to a standstill by a players’ strike, delaying the opening weekend. [We break down the financial crisis at the heart of the issue here... →]
Europe’s qualification groups for the 2014 World Cup have been announced, [and all Laurent Blanc can do is whine about his fate... →]
Twenty-two men convened in Zurich to seal the fate of the world’s most popular sport for the next dozen years. The preceding weeks and months saw FIFA forced to investigate alleged corruption, the spectre of blatant vote-buying and potential collusion between bids in the two adjoining cycles. It was a risk they knew they would [...]
It’s not something you’re apt to see every day — FIFA president Sepp Blatter expressing regret for a decision he has made. But Blatter apparently recognizes that it was a mistake lumping together the bidding process for both the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Despite his admission that keeping the 2018 and 2022 bids together [...]
NTSF 102: Final majors of 2010 in cycling and tennis, soccer’s tournament cycle begins anew and more…
Wow… seems that the beer my wife bought me last night really did a number on me. As I sat in front of the computer on Wednesday, digesting the 22 ounces of Bourbon County Brand Stout by Goose Island Brewery (13.0% alcohol by volume) and trying to finish up stage recaps from the Vuelta and [...]
Team USA made a statement in Madrid with a win over the defending World Champions Spain in their next to last tuneup before the start of the World Championships on Saturday.