Riots in Brazil: traffic jams, bad schooling and obesity

Why are they rioting in Brazil? It is not supposed to happen.   Brazil – the football crazed country – is supposed to be hosting the world’s biggest party.  Brazil – the home of night-life is supposed to be full of beautiful people who are happiest when playing football, dancing Samba or watching their national team … Continue reading Riots in Brazil: traffic jams, bad schooling and obesity

The ICSS/Sorbonne Report: Is it any good? Not really.

The Qatari anti-corruption group (oxymoron alert) the International Centre for Sports Security sponsored the Sorbonne University to come up with an academic report on match-fixing in world sport. Tomorrow, in Paris they will release the report.  It is entitled “Protecting the Integrity of Sports Competitions:  the Last Bet for Modern Sport”.  The great and good … Continue reading The ICSS/Sorbonne Report: Is it any good? Not really.