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Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of ‘beautiful game,’ has died

#vintage #sports

World Cup: German FA taking FIFA to Court of Arbitration for Sport over One Love armband ban

The DFB have told Germany captain Manuel Neuer not to wear the OneLove armband in their opening World Cup match against Japan; A quick decision by CAS ruling against the validity of the ban could mean that he would be able to wear the armband against Spain on Sunday.

#sports #representation

The Games Nobody Wants: How the Winter Olympics Became a Headache for China

The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing were supposed to be a triumph for the Chinese government. But the COVID-19 pandemic and diplomatic boycotts have hampered its plans.

#sports #pandemic #china

Abolish the Olympics

They’ve long been a financial boondoggle that ruins lives and enriches the corporate class. This year, they might also spread a deadly Covid variant among a largely unvaccinated population.

#sports #business #health

This badass Edinburgh photo shows two ladies in long dresses and hats rock climbing in the 1900s

#sports #fashion #gender #vintage

Scientists Say Chemical Found in Spinach Is Basically a Steroid, Should Be Banned for Athletes

#food #sports #science

The Anti-Olympic Torch arrives in Tokyo

#sports #politics #japan

Martial arts and the cycle of bullshit

#sports #education

Nobody Wants To Host The 2022 Olympics

#sports #politics