December 23, 2015
From Al Jazeera, Zurich, Switzerland
Whatever else may be wrong with Sepp Blatter, he is rarely boring.
Just as the international media assembled at the banned FIFA president's press conference in Zurich on Monday, Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" started blaring out over the PA...
June 22, 2014
From Al Jazeera, Rio de Janeiro.
“Out of Africa, always something new,” the Roman author Pliny the Elder was apparently fond of saying. But if he had been born a couple of millennia later and wore a football shirt instead of a toga, he may have held a different opinion....
July 10, 2010
From Al Jazeera, Johannesburg.
Referees rarely get a fair crack of the whip.
After the World Cup final last night, I sat in my Netherlands shirt convinced that English official Howard Webb had denied the Dutch and eased Spain on their way to glory.
I texted as much to my...
January 23, 2010
From Al Jazeera, Luanda, Angola.
“You don’t grass on your mates.” That’s a lesson I learned through the stony glare of a fellow 13-year-old on a day at school I’d rather have forgotten.
Harsh early experiences teach us not to do it again. Unfortunately, one Angolan journ...
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