The 2018 Russia World Cup: The Politics of Football

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On the banks of the river Volga lies Nizhny Novgorod, a 1.2 million people strong city on the borderlands of Siberia. Nizhny, one of the lesser-known host cities for the 2018 Russia World Cup, will host the Three Lions in their match against World Cup minnows Panama on June 24th. The city, formerly named Gorky… Continue Reading ➤

// Brazil Between the Shots //

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// Foreword // This year, Brazil has occupied a central space in the global public consciousness. As the host nation for this summer’s 2014 FIFA World Cup, it became the subject of worldwide scrutiny, making headlines for its performances both on and off the pitch. In late October, attention was redirected towards the presidential elections,… Continue Reading ➤