Comedy, Chutzpah and Malaysian/Singaporean Sports Officials

“[it is not fair to single out Malaysia and Singapore]… match-fixing is a problem limited not just to Malaysia and Singapore football.” There is a great Yiddish joke about the definition of chutzpah. “Chutzpah is when a man murders his mother and father and then begs mercy from the court because he is an orphan.” … Continue reading Comedy, Chutzpah and Malaysian/Singaporean Sports Officials

Figure Skating – the sport that corruption killed

The memories came flooding back when watching more Olympic figure skating and listening to – yet again – credible news of another alleged stitch-up between Russian judges (and this time) the Americans. A few days ago, L’Équipe the French newspaper – reported an off-the-record interview with a Russian judge who spoke of an alleged fix between the … Continue reading Figure Skating – the sport that corruption killed