Beyond the News

FIFA in the “hall of shame”

Every year “The Public Eye on Davos” conference nominates 2 companies with an award that no one wants to receive: “award of shame”. One is given by the general public … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

The mess at FIFA with Qatar decision

As these lines are written the top management of FIFA (International Football Federation Association) is getting together in Zurich, Switzerland, to decide on what to do with Qatar’s World Cup … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Doping: is it time to legalize it?

The recent doping scandals worldwide opened up several new discussions about the use of substances that help to improve the performance of high level athletes. The former cyclist Lance Armstrong … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · 4 Comments

Weekend Sport Review: Weird Wimbledon, crazy F-1 and FIFA U-20

This weekend was that strange that I had to take an extra day to suck all in and digest what happened on Saturday and Sunday in the sports world. Finally, … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

How about if Tahiti hosts 2026 Football World Cup?

Tahiti’s participation in the 2013 Confederations Cup in Brazil was a success. The team made up of only 1 professional player lost all games, suffered 24 goals and scored only … Continue reading

July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sports weekend review: Humiliation in Rio de Janeiro, negligence in Silverstone

  Brazil did with Spain what the European team did with its opponents in the last 8 years: humiliated them! 3 x 0 in the Maracanã Stadium yesterday led Brazil … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nadal did not lose in Wimbledon and Blackhawks won in Boston

Be a tennis champion is tough, but lose a game to an unknown player is even tougher. And Rafael Nadal showed yesterday that he is a great champion! He went … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment