Monday, 15 April 2013

The Politics Of Sport: A Caucasian Haven

By Shane Thomas 

This post has a couple of trigger warnings: 1) It will contain racist language, used for the purposes of reportage. 2) All of the video links embedded in this post are 'Not Safe for Work', due to both content & language. 

It's not often that I foray into the world of darts, but this story is one that shouldn't go ignored.

Thursday, 4 April 2013

The Politics Of Sport: Podium Girls in Cycling

By Shane Thomas

Fabian Cancellara won cycling's one-day Tour of Flanders last weekend. But you'd be forgiven for not having noticed this, as the story wasn't about Cancellara. In fact, it wasn't about anything that happened on the cobbled Belgian streets. 

The Politics Of Sport: A New Feature

By Shane Thomas

Regarding this blog, there's been a subject that has been pinballing around my mind for a while now. Many look to sport the same way they regard the bulk of Sylvester Stallone's filmography; as escapism. A welcome diversion from the more serious aspects of life. And it's not uncommon for people to opine that sport and politics should never mix.