Mafia Threats and the To Do List for European Football

He is one of the most powerful men in world football. We met at the offices of a very prominent European Football Association.  He was there with a colleague. I was there to speak to them about match-fixing.  The officials were interested, purportedly, in better protecting their sport.   However, when his colleague, briefly, left the … Continue reading Mafia Threats and the To Do List for European Football

Fighting Justin

Five years ago, Canadian politics changed inside a boxing ring.  The then backbencher MP Justin Trudeau fought the Conservative Senator Patrick Brazeau. Trudeau won so convincingly that he began his rise to power.   Now on the anniversary of the fight Toronto Star contributor Declan Hill – who also fought that night – jumped in the … Continue reading Fighting Justin