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Is Russia worthy of hosting the World Cup?

  With the FIFA World Cup just days away, I have been chatting with people on my travels through central and northern Europe to gauge their opinions about Russia being the host. Several…

2018 Winter Olympics set to begin against the backdrop of warm words and cold politics

Mega sporting events are always heavily infused with politics, but the impending Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, have almost been buried in a geopolitical avalanche. Global tensions over North Korea’s nuclear and…