TOXIC FALLOUT FROM THE WORLD CUP

TOXIC FALLOUT FROM THE WORLD CUP »

27 Dec, 2022
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At the World Cup final, Argentina wrestled the magnificent $20 million, 18-carat solid gold World Cup trophy from France, the defending champion. Enthusiastic sports commentators raved about “the best supermatch of all time.” But when the dust of the desert has settled, there’s nothing left in Doha but the bitter taste of defeat – a defeat brought on by the failure of sportswashing to gloss over the Qatari image and present the Gulf state to the world as a liberal modern state. Among the debris from the Qatar fallout is the tarnished image of the European Parliament, some of whose MEPs, staff and lobbyists are accused of accepting succulent sportswashing bribes from Qatar. Upbraiding the suspects, EP President Roberta Metsola said, “Shame on you for violating the trust of the people of Europe.”

A Second Opinion: It’s a Small, Small World!

A Second Opinion: It’s a Small, Small World! »

6 May, 2018
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There are actually only 195 countries in the world today. If we can’t handle these 195 or so Nations, how are we going to deal with extra-terrestrial colonies and the continued exploration of the waiting Universe? Maybe New Age Spaniards would like to try and answer that question!

KING OF FOOTBALL FACES UNCERTAIN FUTURE

KING OF FOOTBALL FACES UNCERTAIN FUTURE »

23 Jan, 2018
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Ronaldo's influence on the Real Madrid team is diminishing. The dimming mega star is a frustrated 33-year old figure these days. He feels unloved by the the Madrileño club. It seems Real Madrid isn't about to pay the 50m-euro annual salary he is demanding.

A NEW AGE OF FOOTBALL BECKONS AS SPAIN REAPS BENEFITS OF VIDEO REFERRING »

2 Apr, 2017
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"Spain was full of ideas, creativity and confidence in their attacking play. There was a spring in their step, like the Spain of five years ago."

SPAIN TODAY: the Economics of the Local Elections, Spanish Football, the Vacation-Loving Spaniards and the Internet

SPAIN TODAY: the Economics of the Local Elections, Spanish Football, the Vacation-Loving Spaniards and the Internet »

28 May, 2015
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