Sportswashing, a History
Sports, Politics, and Autocracy Photo Credit: AP News/ Jon Super By Kurt JohnstonStaff Writer Qatar has a higher FIFA world ranking than Global Freedom Score. It is also hosting this year’s edition of the biggest sporting event in the world: the football World Cup. From a purely sporting perspective, Qatar’s appointment as host is already…
Sports World Sidelines Russia: F1 Terminates Contract with Russian Grand Prix
Photo Credit: Jedimentat44 By Clarissa Monet BrownContributing Writer Due to the recent Russian invasion of Ukraine, the World Motor Sports Council has decided to cancel its contract with the promoter of the Russian Grand Prix, stating that Russia “will not have a race.” The council’s decision motivated Formula 1 to legally distance itself from Russia.…
Friday Reading List
Marketing Director Andrea’s Friday Reading List is composed by articles that discuss the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic around the world.