oktober 2015

The case for banning high-altitude camps

Instead of showering my largely imaginary fans with new posts over the past six months or so, I commenced preparations for the 2017 centenary of the Great October Socialist Revolution, aka the Original…

”The only time I touch a man is in the ring” – Sexuality, Masculinity and Boxing in Philadelphia

  It was recently revealed that former light heavyweight contender Yusaf ”Mack Attack” Mack, has ‘acted’ and appeared in a gay porn video. Mack is one of many great fighters hailing from Philadelphia….

Håller du på med ett integrationsprojekt eller idrottar du bara?

Jag blev tillfrågad om jag ville gästblogga för Dalarnas Idrottsförbund så det gjorde jag och här kommer länken. Inlägget handlar om idrotten och integration. Vad finns för förväntningar, förutsättningar och krav? https://dalaidrotten.wordpress.com/  …

Broadband and Circuses

Some cut-out material from an essay for Sport, Ethics and Philosophy that I just couldn’t delete: There is an element of darkness following the practitioners of both Roman games and e-sports: The dungeons…

Loyalty in sport: who to support if your team is not in the weekend’s footy finals

Commentators are prone to describe every weekend as a huge one for sport, but this weekend qualifies as large, even by the inflated standards of the sports hyperbole peddlers. On Saturday afternoon the West…