Play the Game: Democracies hold the power in international sport – but there is little democracy in sports

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The Tragic Story of Zahir Belounis Trapped in Qatar | Sportige

See on Scoop.it - The Scoreline Diminishes If anyone needed another reason to move the World Cup out of Qatar, the story of French footballer Zahir Belounis, who is trapped in Qatar, unable to get his exit Visa from the authorities due to his lawsuit against former club El Jaish, which has...See on sportige.com

Play the Game: Understanding why taxpayers end up with the bill for white elephants

See on Scoop.it - The Scoreline DiminishesIn Portugal, the local municipality of Leiria is paying 5,000 Euro per day in maintenance costs for a stadium that is now closed. And a further eight percent of the annual local municipality budget is spent repaying the mortgage of the stadium that was built for the European championships …

Mayoum poised to tackle Championships – Cricket Victoria

See on Scoop.it - The Scoreline DiminishesMayoum Mayoum is set to become the first South Sudanese cricketer to play in the Victorian Bushrangers Pathway Championships.Selected as a member of the under-14 Western Spirit team, the pace bowler looks to be an exciting prospect with unforeseen athleticism.See on http://www.cricketvictoria.com.au